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JECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION~DISE~EMINISJ_I~TDRAGE, X)~S2;RIBUTION PROHIBITED. NEWS - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1970 PAGE 7 il , more than two and one-half roll- lion yards of wool and six million yards of polyester blend were used to manufacture the clothing for the U. S. Army. JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Em- ployment figures might be down natinnally but one place that has some pretty good jobs open is the United States Army. The pay is good, the benefits are excellent and you'll get free room and board. What's more, we'll train you for a Job In which you are interested. So, if you are eyeing the job market and cRnnot find an ex- citing position, why not drop M. BLALOCK - U.S. ARM~ RECRUITEI~ in and find out what we have one of the in-fashions Everyone seems a stand on the long hair on men; enthusiastically Violently against it. all this is going on, seems to be get- r and longer. Army recognizes letting its hair regarding of a soldierPs hair have been The new Army pol- sideburns may now center of the ear one-hal/ inch was previously al- for the length of hair, it can nov. three inches at ALA the top of the head. Of course, if the individual soldier wants shorter hair, it's up to him. THE ARMY GREEN. Readers often ask us questions about our green uniforms. Many cannot understand how we can wear the same uniform in both summer and winter and still be comfortable. Well, we have a secret. There are two Army green uniforms, a winter uniform made of wool and a summer uniform made of a lightweight wool-polyester blend. Sixty different parts are used for making the coat and 36 parts go into the trou- sers. During the past fiscal year, INT HEALTH & BEAUTY AIDS S SEPTEMBER 24ENDS SEPTEMBER 26 PLUS DOUBLE EDGE 5'S REG. $1.59 REG. 1.15 AND REG. $1.00 CONDI TIONER DRESS AHTI-PRESPIRANT 5-OZ. REG. $1.19 .~TE FOR AND , EL ECT Pridgen FOR I)i strict 2, COUNTY TO TAKE this opportunity to thank the voters County for the vote of confidence given the first primary on September 8. Words will my gratitude for the large/lead of 1,302 votes for my nearest opponent. .l~. RS OF OUR DISTRICT, where all the candid- la~ were best known, gave me a lead of 359 to |'~otes for my nea~st opponent. In Dtstrtct 2 %~eived more votes than the combIned votes of "~1~e worthy opponents. l%~ht~ern FOR YOUR VOTE and continued support on her 29 If I am elected as your County Com- miSSioner from District 2, I will work for fair, ~st, and improved county government. ATE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 2 N. P*I. ndv. by r~R P,kl~en, Rt. 3, Bx. ISI-A, DePmlek ~ Fie. to offer. We're located at 213 Dun- son St., Andalusia, Alabama. You'll find us on hand most any time of the day. If we're not in, our itinerary win be posted on the door along with our phone number. Call us any time at 222-3522. QUESTION.Marriage is on everybody's mind, and I guess that's one reason why the most frequently asked ques- tion by women interested in the Women's Army Corps is: If I join, will I be able to get married? The answer is yes. Many members of the Women's Army Corps are married. The only restriction is that members cannot have dependents under 18 years of age. So, you'll have to leave the service when you begin raising a family. COVERING AS SOME :OF OUR READ- ERS may know, it is customary for a newly commissioned of- ricer to pay one dollar to the first enlisted person to salute him or her. Specialist 4 Bob C. Kerr, now a photographer at Fort Benning, Ga., was sta- tioned In Vietnam whenhlswlfe, Kay Lynn, was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps. Specialist Kerr wanted to be the first enlisted man to salute his wife and so devised a plan. He sent her a sealed envelope with strict instructions that it remain closed until seconds after she had pinned on her lieutenant's bars. stripes on each wing. Some- times they will hpp and/or fly- up as you walk through the grass. White masses of spit- tle (foam) can be seen some- times in places over the lawn. The numphs or little bugs hide in the spittle masses. Nymphs and adults both suck Juice from many plants and especially grasses. They are attacking all kinds of lawn grasses including centipede. Spittle bugs can be controlled by applying one of the following younger families and workers ture, and request any other insecticides at the indicated too, according to Vernon A. evidence needed to process your rate: Malathion, 50 or 57 Kilpatrick, manager of the An- claim. Kllpatrick said in vir- percent E.C. (liquid) - Mix dalusia Social Security Office. tually all situations this would 5 tablespoonsful in enough wa- Kllpatrick stated that a re- eliminate a personal visit to With ter to cover 1000 square feet cent survey disclosed that ap- his office. This will save you of lawn area; or Sevln, 80% proximately 69% of younger time and money, andpermityou KIN~ sprayable - Mix 6 ounces in workers surveyed looked on to conduct your social security enough water to cover 1000 social security primarily as a business in the privacy of your square feet; or Methoxychlor, program for older people, and home or office. 24~ E.C.-Mix5 tablespoons- were not aware that they had rf~/~[y~=) ]~l~l$#*lct~"~'k"~.'"'l ful in enough water to cover l000 a current protection under the dPq ~ square feet of lawn area. JJ'. 3"d~I .ovlngtoI) program too in case of their [ O After the Insecticide has been disability or death. I I- INM---E~E--] P ~ l C u nty applied, *'do not let children It often happens that in the play" on the lawn until the case of the death fayunger ' IP2I"C i'L*' I 11 material has been washed into worker hissocialsecurityisthe L Farm Agent the grassandthegrassiscom- most valuable single asset that I II~]~[u,c2 t , II ~1/ [~~ pletely dry. he leaves his family. Kllpat- rick pointed out that in case of , ~r~" 3~,~r1~,'1~r1~r********** WHAT ARE THE RULES FOR death, survivors benefits for a MEMBERSHIP IN THE ALA- widow and two children range HOG CHOLERA. There has BAMA PEANUT CLUB FOR from a minimum of $96amonth been no change within the last 1970? to about $434 a month, with an couple of weeks on the Hog Any Alabama peanut producer average of about $292 per Me. ,~ Cholera quarantine areas of in good standing whose yield is month. This can add up to ] 112~=.1f ~',%1ill ~.~pdl the county. Late last week, 3,000 pounds or more per acre a lot of money, particularly ~|t'lgt~ however, two new cases ofcho- on his entire peanut acreage of if the children are quite young. lera was diagnosed in the quar- 10 acres or more is eligible for Some 3 million surviving child- antine area around Gantt membership in the Alabama ten and widowed mothers get and Rawls. Since these two new Peanut Club. ~ .... , .....---~NDRL #Od outbreaks occurred within the All peanuts grown by a pro- social security each month. Kilpatrick stressed thatifthe yT~HNIIN-IHI:HIKI~ ~t_#, area already under quarantine dncer must be included in de- worker becomes disabled social [ -me,~l## ~T. _c-pr.a~-2f-26 no changes have been made. termining the 3,000 pound per security can help provide sup- ] LL~-~ V, qM('I~IF ,~ :It acre prodtlction level. SOCIAL SECURITY is for send it to you for your signa- ;i sept. CUNT EASTW00D The Deodliest Non Ahve Takes on o Whole Army' port for both the worker and CROWS IN PECAN TREES. Last week Mr. Robert Lin- der published an article in this paper about Mr. Donald Nall's propane gun. Since this ar- ticle appeared, we have had several calls from pecan pro- ducers about the effectiveness of this device. The propane gun is nothing more than a ',noise maker". It does make a terrific noise and is effective in scaring crows, and squirrels out of pecan orchards. I have seen other type noise makers used, the carbide gun, which works in the identical way of the pro- pane gun. Rope fire crackers have been used but I would not recommend this because of fire hazard. The propane gun, in myopin- ion, is the safest and best type. One of the big secrets in the use of this device is to move it around. If the noise maker is allowed to remain in one part of the orchard for a long period of time the crows and squirrels will get Though the suspense was un- accustomed to it in that area bearable, his wife complied and and it will not be as effective. didn't open the envelope until However, if it is moved every she received her bars. when she did open it, she found herself staring at a pho- tograph of her husband dressed in full Army uniform, saluting. On the back of the picture, her husband had penned this note: "One dollar payable in Hawaii, please." A month later the Kerrs had their reunion in Ha- waii, and Specialist Bob collected his dollar from Lieu- tenant Kay Lynn. CAMPAIGN STREAMERS. I have often been asked about those streamers that hang from the Army flags people see at parades or in newspaper pic- tures, well, they are known as campaign streamers, and each commemorates a major battle or campaign in which the unit has participated. Each streamer is approximately four feet long and is embroidered with the name and the date of the campaign. The practice dates back to the Civil War when units em- broidered the names of their battles right on the unit flag. In 1890, this tradition was replaced by engraved silver bands which were placed around the staff of the flag. This was discontinued during World War I when there was a shortage of silver. That's when the pre- sent day streamer made its debut. Since the Civil War therehave been 156 campaign streamers authorized by the Army. day or so to a different areait's effectiveness last longer. BEEF CATTLE BREEDING. Are your herd bulls still run. ning with your cow herd? Cows which are successfully bred on September 15 will drop their calves about June 25 the fol- lowing year. It is a well es- tablished fact that calves born in June, July, and August gen- erally do not grow as fast and are less profitable than calves born in the fall, winter and spring months. " One sure way to prevent sum- mer calving is to keep the buUs away from the cow herd from August 20 to November 20. CROP HARVESTING. Har- vesting of cotton and peanuts is well under way throughout the entire county. It is somewhat early to make predictions as to yields of various drops at this time. I do know that some areas of the county are making some pretty goodpeanuts, while others are not good at all. Cotton harvesting is not as far along as the peanuts but it ap- pears this same picture will be true with cotton .... somegood and some not good at all. As far as the corn crop is concerned .... it looks bad. Our corn yields are going to be severely cut by the diseaseplus extremes from excessive rain to drought conditions during the ~rrnwimr ~riod. IY CLAUDE W. PIKE AND ROBERT E. WHICH COOL SEASON GRA- ZING CROP WILL PROVIDE THE MOST GRAZING, RYE, WHEAT OR OATS? Research work over the past five years shows that small grains produced the following amounts of oven dry forage. Rye 2750 lbs; wheat 1963 lbs; and oats 1798 lbs. Rye furnishes more fall and early winter girazing plus more total grazing normally than wheat and oats. To do this, rye should be planted in Sep- tember. FUEL SPECIALIST. That old saying, "An army travels on its stomach," isn't quite as true today as it was way back when. Our modern Army needs one other ingredient . . .fuel. That's why one of the more im- portant men on today's Army team is the petroleum storage specialist. He's the soldier who keeps a watchful eye on the fuel reserves, and operates the modern equipment that moves the bulk fuel through the Army' s vast pipe-line system. Right now, we have openings for men to train to become pe- troleum storage speclalsts. It's a good opportunity to be- come an important member of Uncle Sam's team. If you'd like to hear more about this key job opening, or other Army opportunities visit us at the recruiting sta- tion. We're at 213 Dunson, An- dalusia, AIa. Our phone hum= her is 222-3522. Call collectI NEW ENLISTEES. Four area men enlisted in the Army during the past week. They are: Charles G. Blocker, Clinton M. Thomas, Donald A. Vinson and David E. Wesley. See you nextweek in the Army Greenl WHICH SMALL GRAIN CROP WILL STAND MORE ADVERSE OR COLD WEATHER CONDI- TIONS? Rye and wheat will take more cold bad weather than oats. SHOULD CROTALARIA PLANTS BE DESTROYED IN SOYBEAN FIELDS? Yes, crotalaria plants should be removed from soybeanflelds before the seeds mature. If inspectors find crotalaria seed in soybeans, the beans will These new outbreaks will nat- urally prolong the period of quarantine in this area. Hog producers are urged to keep a close watch on their hog herds and report any sick- hess to the State Veteranar- ion Headquarters in Andalusia or my office. FOUR-H CLUBS. Now that school has started, the Four-H club program will get under way. Mrs. Becknell, Home Ageny and Mr. Summerford, Farm Agent, will visit schools this month to make out schedules, talk with principals and local leaders about the 1970- 71 Four-H Club Program. Last year approximately 1900 Covington County Four-H Club boys and girls participated in Four-H club work, and we are anticipating an even greater participation this year. FAIR EXHIBIT. Covington County has been selected as one of eight counties in the state to exhibit their FOUr-H Club work in the State Fair in Bir- mingham and the South Alabama Fair in Montgomery this year. County Four-H club members and Four-H Agents are in the process of preparing this ex- hibit at the present time. The Fair will be held during the week of October 12 and the South Alabama Fair the following week. STORED GRAIN INSECTS. I Just hope that we have some grain to store this winter. If you do, I know that you w111 want to use every means pos- sible to protect it from insects. There are a number of stored grain insects attacking stored grain in Covington County. These include the Indian Meal Moth, grain weevils, and meal worms. Perhaps the two most important are the rice weevil and the grain moth. These in- sects can eat and destroy the market value of 20 to 25 per- cent of the grain if it is not protected. Old bins should be treated with a material such as methoxvehlor or malathion. tINDER - EXTENSION FARM AC either be rejected or the pro- ducer will have to pay for an extensive cleaning operation to get rid of the seed. Crotaiaria seed are poisonous to livestock and pouRry. Remember this also, the presence ofcrotalarla seed in beans can seriously damage our American and export markets. HOW CAN I DETERMINE WHEN TO APPLY INSECT- ICIDES TO CONTROLINSECTS IN SOYBEANS7 Foliage feeding worms can eat up to 20% of the leaves from soybean bean plants from pod set to maturity without cut- ting the crop yeild. Poisons should be applied before this level of leaf loss is reached. When podworms average one per three feet of row insect- icides should be applied tocon- trol them. When stinkbugs av- erage one per foot of row it is advisable to applypoisons to kill these pest. When checking for insect damage to soybeans be sure to check several areas in the field since some of the insects may be extremely heavy in some areas of thefield and light in others. DEATH CLAIMS GRACE HENDRIX WEDNESDAY Mrs. Grace M. Hendrix, age 65, passed away in a Opp hospital, Wednesday morning, September 16, 1970. She was a resident of FloraLa for the past 17 years and a member of the Lakewood Baptist Church. Mrs. Hendrix was a former resident of Wetumpka, Ala- bama. Survivors are her husband, Durell Hendrix of Florala; 3 sisters, Mrs. Bessie Williams and Mrs. Ivy Lee Shipp both of Wetumpka, and Mrs. Polly Faulkner of Sylacauga, Ala- bama, and 1 brother, David Lewisof Childersburg, Ala- bama. Funeral services were held Friday at 2 p.m. from the North Creek Baptist Church. Burial was in the North Creek Cemetery with Evans Funeral Home directing. RONALD HOOTEN ATTENDING OLE MISS his family, with benefits ran- ging from a minimum of $96 a month to a maximum of $434 a month, with an average of about $273 a month Some 2 1/'2 million disabled workers and their dependents receive benefits each month. If you feel you should be one of this number, get in touch with your local Social Security Of- rice at 408 South 3-Notch Street, Andalusia. CU T EaSTWOOD SHI MACL E "TWO MULES FOR SISTER SARA A UNiVEI~F, AL H~C'IUR[ TECHNICOLOR' PANAVI~ION ' DID YOU EVER SAY some- thing like this? 'q wish they had a phone so I could han- dle this business without going to town." Well, If that busi- ness is social security they do, and you can. Vernon A. Kilpatrtck, man- ager of the Andalusia Social Se- curity Cefice said that social security has instituted a new policy that is called teleser- vice. He said, "most social security business can be handled over the phone without a personal visit to the office." This includes general questions about social security and Med- icare as well as filing claims for monthly benefits. Experienced personnel can take your claim over the phone Help Us Re-Elect COUHTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT #4 WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA WE, THE FRIENDS of COy Burgess, who live in P~cton, Clear Springs, Childrens Home and Flowers- Ville area of Walton County ,~ppreciate the work our County Commissioner has done in our district. He has done a good Job keeping the roads and bridges of our communities in a passable and safe cor dition. WE WANT TO KEEP Coy Burgess as County Com- missioner for our district and our county. We urge each voter in our area to go to the polls on Sep- tember 29 and Vote for Coy Burgess, A MAN OF PERFORMANCE. PD POL ADV BY WALTON COUNTY FRIENDS OF COY BURGESS ALL The New Fall Programs Ronald Hooten, son of Mr. and Mrs. Royce Hooten is work- ing on Masters Degree in music at Ole Miss, in Oxford, Miss. He is also band director in a private school near by. ABC CABLE TV Hook Up In September CBS NBC The Young Lawyers Make Room for Granddaddy The Odd Couple The Partridge Family The Young Rebels Stanford at Arkansas Alabama at Mississippi NFL football, Monday nights World Series Don Knotts The Men From Shiloh The Flip Wilson Show Nashville Now Miami at Houston Boston at Miami Super Bowl The Storefront Lawyers Interns Headmaster Tim Conway Hour San Francisco at Atlanta Giants at New Orleans WHEN AND WHERE WILL THE NEXT PUREBRED HOG SALE BE HELDINTHIS AREA? Purebred duroc, Yorkshire and Spotted breeding stock will be sold at auction on Saturday,~ September 26, on a farm near Sam son. WHAT ARE THOSE LITTLE BLACK l~UGS WITH TWO BRIGHT ORANGE STRIPES ON EACH WING THAT ARE AT- TACKING MANY LAWNS IN THE COUNTY? We have noticed a build-up of spittle bugs on many lawns over the cou,ty. Tnis bug is black with two bright orange CALL Rex Clopton 858-7051 (above special Fmo with $10 advance i.stallaticm tee) ~ii~ -k