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June 26, 1975

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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 4 8t i;¸ • ~ ~P Class of 1959 HOLDS REUNION. Those enjoying the get-to-getber at the act- Wayne Elmore, Dewayne Dozier, Wayne Wise, and Waylon Foley. Several others ivities building on Beautiful Lake Jackson, seated, from left, are Betty Clary attended but had made their exit before the photographer arrived. Marshall, Patricia Belcher Goolsby, Rebecca Sullivan Perry, Caroline Peoples, The tables were beautifully done in shades of purple and hot pink. A replica Majorie McGlaun Elmore, Peggy Norris Dozier, Shirley Spears Wise, Carolyn of the stately columns, which is about all that is left of the old Covington County Thomasson Foley; standing, from left, Lamar Jackson, George Goolsby, Sharon High School, served as a centerpiece for the head table. The menu consisted of Belcher, Ike Belcher, Charles Perry, Charles Peoples, Ann Cannon, Dick Cannon, fresh fried fish, baked beans, slaw, cake, tea and coffee. i I i | l :: Alabama Sports Hall Of Fame Accepting Nominations ; Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and annually studies it. Owens, Joe Sewell, W. T. Vann well, Pooley Hubert, Satchel croft, Jeff Beard, Sam Byrd, executive director Bob Veitch The board is composed of De Grafft, Wallace Wade, Early Paige, Derrill Pratt, Heinie Walter Gilbert, Frank Howard, is now accepting nominations, chairman Jess Lanier, Besse- Wynn, Joe Garagiola. Manush, Fred Sington. Virgil Trucks. via mail, for next February in- mer; Frank Boiling, Mobile; 1971: Ben Chapman, Red 1973: John Cain, Jeff Cole- 1975: Paul Grist, Billy ductees. Tram Sessions, Birmingham; Drew, T. K. Lee, Sanders Rus- man, Harry Gilmer, Luke Se- Hitchcock, Frank House, Zipp Any persons may nominate Marlin Dyess, Montgomery; sell, Howard Hill, Dixie Ho- well, Dixie Walker, Wu Wins- Newman, Snttz Snider, Travid a candidate who by his or her Paul Grist, Selma; Sam Le- well, Riggs Stephenson, Bill lett. Tidwell, Pat Trammell and sports exploits has brought Maistre, Eufaula; Goodloe Rut- Streit, Jr. 19"/2: Charley Bos- 1974: Mel Allen, Bill Ban- George Wallace. ' ~fame and glory to the state of land, Birmingham; Ellis Tay- 1 Alabama and has reached age lor, Jasper, and Eugene G. Va- i 55 or been retired from his rin, Huntsville. lectiv " : or her primary sport three ltlshouldcompleteahallotby e trice years. Jul)~ 15. Voting by the selec- Letters should be addressed tiow committee should be fini- to Veitch at Box 414, Fairfield, shed by mid-September. Young men born in 1957 or year period of registration. The ces where young men may go ,, Alabama, 35064. The annual induction dinner earlier years who did not re- Selective Service System is now to register in their commu- From public nominations, the in Birmingham's Civic Center gister with Selective Service planning annual registration, nities." nine-man Alabama Sports Hall is considered the finest such before April I, 1975, will be The first period when annual A letter reminding young men of Fame board of directors will affair in the nation, required to register during the registration may be accom- of their registration obligation pr@pare a 40-person ballot to Plaques of all inductees are first annual registration period plished is expected to be early and clarifying details of the be submitted to a statewide scheduled to be permanently expected to be early in 1967. in 1976." current requirements, will be 36-man selection committee, installed in an Alabama State Young men who did register In Washington, D.C., Mr. By- distributed through high schools i Current annual induction It- Sports Hall of Fame Room in before April 1, 1975, will NOT ron V. Pepitone, the Director and colleges in Alabama when i mit, subject a by requiredregister again, said: "As school resumes in the fall. to review all- the Civic Center Coliseum to be to of Selective Service rectors, is two persons from be dedicated next January. The State Director of Selec- soon as the new procedure has State Director, Mr. Felix football, two baseball, twc Previous inductees in Ala- tire Service for Alabama, Mr. been proclaimed by the presi- Petrey, urged young men to read other sports and one oldtimer bama Sports HallofFame: 1969: Felix Petrey said: "UntiI April dent, we will launch a nation- the reminder letter--butmore (prominent more than 40 years Johnny Mack Brown, Paul Bry- I, 19"/5, young men were re- wide publicity campaign to in- important, urged them to be a- ago). ant, Mike Donahue, Jimmy quired to register within a few form the publif of the dates of lert for the publicity about an- Persons previously nomina- Hitchcock, Don Hutson, Ralph days of their 18th birthday, annual registration." nual registration which may be ted do not require re-nomina- Jordan, Joe Louis, FrankTho- President Ford stopped that Mr. Petrey" said: "Local expected late in 1975 or early tion. The board of directors mas. 1970: Hank Crisp, John registration procedure and di- news media will be aslce