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m INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ~ ~I~ENSF-JkGREEMENT'-THURSDAy,REPRDUCTIN_'APRILDIS~EMINAIIQEL~-3,1L~'/U STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 9 Cook has activity for the of Ala- ~a Negro guilty to in denied ;Judge Mur,. Edward a resident guUty Burglary one count He was sen- on each Smith sen- to run con- of Haynes, :ock, age pleaded counts 2nd Degree by Judge on each of Peacock's Smith also to run Jerry was of these s case will Session of were m Florala High School, George Washington Carver Elementary School, the Water Board Of- fice of the City of Florala, Royce Hooten Tractor and Equipment Company, Sim's Grocery and Market, Florala Milliug Company, Mary and Evelyn's Beauty Shop, Clary's Barber Shop and Windham Tim- bar Company. In addition, Haynes was charged with the grand larceny of a 1969 Che-~ velle from Andalusia Motor Company in August of 1969. The various burglaries took place during the months of Jan- uary, February, and March of 1970. Bobby Lamar Henderson, an Andalusia white man, twenty- three years of age, was denied probation by Judge Smith after pleading guilty to the larceny of some three hundred pounds of copper wire from Covington Electric Co-Op at Sanford, Ala- bama. Henderson had been ar- rested on May 13, 1969, and was indicted by the August, 1969, Covington County Grand Jury. On September 10, 1969, Henderson entered a plea of guilty and was Sentenced by Judge to five years in the penitentiary of Alabama. He made application for pro- bation and his probation bear- ing was continued from term to term until April 10, 1970, at which time he was denied because of various violations of the law both prior to the conviction for larceny and sub- sequent to it. Judge Smith revoked the pro- bation of Timothy Rex Cooper, a white youth who lives in Opp. Cooper had pleaded guilty to Second Degree Burglary on Au- gust 20, 1969, and was sentenc- ed to one year and one day in the penitentiary. He applied for and was granted probation with certain conditions that he keep a steady job, stay off the streets at night and maintain general good behavior. His probation was revoked because of his failure to keep a steady Job and for certain other violations. Judge Smith also revoked the probation of Amos Harris, a white youth who now lives in Andalusia. Harris had been con- victed of Second Degree Bur- glary and Grand Larceny on February 20, 1970. On his plea of guilty he had been sentenced to one year and one day in the Penitentiary of Alabama. His probation was refused be- cause of his failure to hold a steady job as he had been re- quired to do by the Court. - PERSONALS - Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nel- son visited in E1 Dorado, Ark- ansas over the weekend with friends, Mr. and Mrs. Clam Womack. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Perry and sons of Clearwater, Flo- rida, will spend the week-end with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Dirge spent the weekend in Montgo- mery with Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Helems and son, Rick. DA COOK REPORTS CRIMINAL RESULTS Covington County District At- torney Allen Edward Cook has reported the results, to date, of the April 13, 1970, Criminal Term of the Covington County Circuit Court. To date, the following are the results: On Monday, April 13, a jury was struck and the case of the State of Alabama vs. Duane CFNeal, charged with unlawfully killing a doe deer, was tried. After a brief deliberation, the jury found O'Neal guilty and fined him the sum of $57.50 plus costs of Court. The mini- mum fine for this offense is $50.00 and the maximum is $500.00. There is no provision under the law for a convicted person to serve time for this offense. Also on Monday, a jury was struck and the case of the State of Alabama vs. Elmore Jordan, Jr. was tried. Jordan was charged with Second Degree Murder by indictment of the Grand Jury as a result of the death of one Ronald Wilson, a Florala Negro youth. The jury found Jordan guilty of First Degree Manslaughter, a lesser included offense of Second De- gree Murder, and fixed his punishment as one year in the penitentiary. He made applica- tion for probation and his cause was continued for hearing on that application at a later date. Edgar Morris Florence, a Gantt Negro, pleaded guilty to a charge of Arson in the 2rid Degree and was sentenced by Judge Smith to three years in the Penitentiary of Alabama. Florence made application for probation. The indictment against Florence arose out of his allegedly setting fire to and burning a cafe or drive-in in Gantt known as Ktrk's Place on U.S. 29 North in Gantt. He was continued on his samebond until a hearing could be had on his application for probation. of Representatives I 40 Place 2 LOUIE F. GRIMES will be a vote for for: our Elderly Citizens to Train our Mentally Retarded for our Farmers and the Small Business- Per A Quality Education Program in our to give the ciUgens of our district representation they deserve. ~L. ADV. BY LOUIE GRIMES, OPP, ALA. Florala Considers Design For Waste Treatment Under New Law On Wednesday, April 8, 1970, Chairman Edwin Lord of the Florala Water & Sewer Board and Board Mdmber John Vaughan attended a Regional Meeting of the Alabama Water and Pollution Control Associa- tion in Greenville, Ala. The Greenville Water Works and Sewer Board was host for the meetll~. There were II0 people in attendance at the meeting. Car Insurance too High? "Change to Farm Bureau ... and keep the change!" Bobbie P. Snowden AGENT OFFICE PHOHE 222.4133 HOME PHONE 222-5350 ANDALUSIA, ALA IN FLORALA CALL 8-5015 I Cities represented included De.. catur, Selma, Montgomery, Birmingham, Mobile, and Flo- rence. 2~ere were many towns represented. Neighbors in At.. more, Headland, Foley, and Fairhope were represented however, Florala was the only town in the immediate area represented. The program headlined Dr. Ira L. Myers, Alabama State Health Officer, Mr. Donald Mills, Jr., aconsulting engineer from Birmingham, and Mr. Ar- thur N. Beck, Chief Engineer and Director of the Alabama Bureau of Environmental Health. The program was con.. cerned with the building of and the operation of waste treat- ment plants. The ~olio waste Disposal Law will go into effect in September 1971. At this time all cities and towns will not be allowed to turn raw waste out. The Florala Board is currently working with a consulting en- gineer for design of suitable facilities for waste treatment, and they are in contact with finance bankers and govern- mental agencies concerning monies to finance such a pro- ject. Because of the many im- portant considerations in such a pro~ctp it is expected that the planning stages of thls pro- ject will take some time. There- fore, an announcement of the actual beginning of construction is still quite a long time off in the fuhn'e. THE VETERAI~S administration can declare a veteran a legal incompetent can be appointed in the Probate Court. ANY OTHER citizen must have a jury trial in probate court, the sheriff must of nieghbors and the court must appoint an attorney to represent the accused. Protections are accorded the person accused of legal mental incompentency. WERE ACCUSED of mental incompetence would you not want a person trained YOT FOR AND RE-ELECT PD. POL ADV. BY LELAND ENZOR, ANDALUSIA, ALA. District Manager Leon E. Hall of the National Federation of Independent Business an- nounces the appointment of Wallace B. Smith of Smith In- surance Agency, Florala, Ala- bama, as Chairman of the Cov- ington County chapter. The Federation is a 50-state non-profit organization with the largest individual membership of any business organization in the nation, creating a close working relationship between independent business at the grass roots, and members of Congress. A voting privilege is given to each business and profes- slonal member of the Federa- Lion, whose opinion is polled by ballots regularly on bills and issues affecting indepen- dent enterprise at national and state levels. Votes are tabulated by Wal- lace B. Smith who serves on a voluntary basis, and are for- warded with signed ballots to Congressman William Dickin- son at Washington, D. C., and to Governor Albert Brewer. Through this vote, on issues of paramount interest to the small businessman, the Fede- ration position is stated, the majority vote being the deter- mining factor. The National Federation of Independent Business is non- CABLE CHANNEL NETWORK LOCATION, CHANNEL 2 Educ. Dozier, Ala.(2) 3 ABC Pensacola, Fla. ~(3) 4 CBS/ABC Dothan, Ala.(4) S CBS Mobile, Ala.(5) 6 CBS Tallahossee, Fla. (6) 7 NBC/ABC Panama City, Fla.(7) 8 Music, Time,& Weather 10 NBC 11 Educ. 12 NBC Mobile, AID. (10) Tallahassee, Fla. (11) Montgomery, AID. (12) |etter Picture, Sound and Color NOW IS THE TIME... TO SIGN UP FOR CABI~1:: TV if you haven't already while our crews are still in town . . . IIC 'I Rex CIopton, Service Manager - Call 858-/051 (A MICANOPY GROUP COMPANY) partisan, not affiliated, nor a duplication of any other organi- zation. Because Congress and gov- ernment officials know that Federation information is ava- lid, unbiased expression of opinion, many of the most vital domestic laws have been pass- ed, following balloting by the Federation. VOTE MAY 5 TT FOR STATE TREASURER Subject to Democratic Primary, May 5, 1970 YOUR VOTE AND YOUR SUPPORT WILL BE APPRECIATED ~JJidow of G. Lamar Baggett, a war veteran ... Employed in legal division of L & N Railroad . . . Stenographer and file clerk, chief clerk, to first assistant in your Secretary of State's Office... Active mem- ber of Women's Clubs, American Legion Auxiliary, OES, and on the Board of her Church . .. A proven record of efficient service as your Secretary of State, Auditor and State Treasurer. "D ,k uring Mrs. Baggett's present term of office as State Treasurer she put into effect and administered a 1967 law requiring banks to pay interest on State deposits. Her successful administration of this law has already resulted in the general fund of Alabama receiving over $8 million. She has insisted that as interest rates rise the banks pay the State more interest. This has led to a bonus for the general fund. VOTE FOR A PROVEN RECORD Pd. Pol. Adv. by friends of Agnes, Baggett, Monlgomery, Ala. In 1967, Covington County lost its farm-to-market road program when the gasoline tax was redistributed. Let Albert Brewer give it back to you. ~" PAID POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT BY CITIZENS FOR ALBERT BREWER, BOB TEEL, CHAIRMAN, ROCKFORD, ALA.