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"--CT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT• REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED• NEWS- THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1970 PAGE 5 ill• ..... i !! : ~:iii:iii,i!¸¸ : ALABAMA CONGRESSMAN, ARM/STEAD SELDEN, is shown above being sworn as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs) G. Warren Nutter, Assistant Secretary of Defense, as Mrs. Selden and Secretary of bIelvin Laird, left, look on. took place at the Pentagon, October 6, 1970. FLORALA - LOCKHART OCTOBER 14, 1970 ROTARIAN RHOICE TYNER wOodlands owned by Paper Company County, Mabama, opened for pub- ~n a permit basis hunting sea- to Mitchell Par- Supervisor for the Florala Woodlands Nrmits willbe issued District if- from 8:00a.m. Monday through on holidays. the permits are tea- other Alabama and $10.00 for out- The per- on International lands cover all and the hunter to all state game 10elated out that money from the sale of per- to more intensely Paper Wildlife Program on the Company's lands in Cov- ington County. This man. agement program is under the direction of a wildlife bio- logist and includes the plant- ing of food plots for deer, quail and wild turkey. FALL ROUND-UP AT CAMP VICTORY A Fall Round-Up for youth at Camp Victo T, Hacoda, will be held Octobe~ 30 - November 1. Youth may register at 6 p.m. Friday, October 30, or that Saturday at 9 a.m. Those in junior high and high school may attend. Cost of the camp is $4.50 On the program will be a youth speaker, musical group from Southeastern Bible College in Birmingham, sports, and a party. Registration and other infor- mation may be attalned by writ- ing Camp Victory, Route 2, Florala, Alabama 36442. JOHN VAUGHAN, vice- president, was in charge today and did his usual fine job when called to preside. Rotorian Dan Dean gave his own program. His subject was insects. There are688,000 different kinds of insects in the world. Wehave 86,000different kind in North America. He also pointed out that some crops planted in the same field year after year will cause in- sect build up. We also still have White Fringe Beetle quar- antine in this area, and crops gathered from underground must be inspected before they are carried out of the quarantined area. Young birds eat more than their weight in insects each day; also 85% of plant pollination is by insects. Bees are among many of our beneficial insects. Thank you, Don, for a very good program. Danny Harrison was the guest of Rotorian Bobby Harrison. Interact guests were Dale Franklin and Paul Hutchinson. H0 Laws Are Any Stronger Or Better Walton County • • • Plans Art Exhibit Plans are being made for the Walton County Fair Art Exhibit to be held November 4-7 in DeFunlak Springs. The procedure listed below should be followed when entering paintings in the ex- hibit. I. Paintings should be brought to the Fair Building Friday, October 30, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please bring paintings as early as pos- sible. 2. Each artist may submit three paintings including a Wal- ton County Scene if you have one to enter. The Walton County Scene will be the only separate category. 3. Pictures should be pro- perly framed and ready to be hung. 4. Pictures exhibited should not have been in a Walton County Fair Art Exhibit and should not be over a year old. 5. Paintings shouldbepicked up on Monday, November 9. For further information call 896-5951 or 859-2434. Entries are open to members of the Walton County Art League and residents of Walton County. WILLIAMS RECEIVES BRONZE STAR MEDAL IN VIET NAM Army Specialist Four Jerry L. Williams, son of Mrs. Hazel B. Williams, 808 Rushing St., Jacksonville, Fla., recently re- ceived the Bronze Star Medal near Chu Lal, Vietnam. He was presented the Bronze Star Medal for distinguishing himself through meritorious service in connection with mil- itary operations against hostile forces in Vietnam. The medal, adopted in 1944, recognizes out- standing achievement. Spec. 4 Williams received the award while assigned as a me- chanic with headquarters bat- tery, 3rd Battalion of the Amer- ical Division's 16th Artillery. He entered the Army in April 1968 and was last stationed in Germany. He holds the Army Commendation Medal. The 21-year-old soldier is a 1966 graduate of Carver Hill High School, Crestview. His father, Jimmie Williams, lives on Route 1, Laurel Hill, Florida. Than The MAN Whose Duty It Is To Enforce Those Laws. RE-ELECT SECOND TED, M Who Can And Will Enforce Your Laws! The (Pd. Pol. Adv. By Alien Edwezd Cook, Andalusia, Ale.) THOSE OF YOU enrolled in medicare will be expected to pay a larger portion of your hospital bill beginning in Jan- uary 1971. This is the word from Vernon A. Kilpatrick, manager, of the Andalusia so- cial security office. Kllpatrick said that the law requires periodic review of medicare costs. If costs in- crease, then an adjustment must be made In the deductibles a medicare patient is required to pay. Recent cost increases in hospital in-patient care has made it necessary to increase the hospital medicare deducti- ble. For hospital stays January 1, 1971 and on, you will be re- quested to pay the first $60.00 of your hospital bill. If you are confined over 60 days, you will pay $15.00 a day for the next 30 days. If you must use any of your 60 day lifetime reserve tt will cost you $30.00 a day. The deductible on extended care will also increase to $7.50 a day. Of course, as in the past the first 20 days in the extended care facility is free. Even with the increase in the hospital deductibles you are re- quired to pay, Medicare is stiU a bargain. If you are within 3 months of age 65, get inteuch with your social security office at 408 South 3-Notch Street, Andalusia, Alabama, and sign up. Grace Baptist To Host Fellowship Meeting Grace Independent Baptist Church will be the host church for a Fellowship Meeting of all Independent, Fundamental Bap- tist churches of South Alabama and Northwest Florida in the immediate area of Florala. Several churches and pas- tors are expected to attend and have part on the program. This fellowship meeting will be held on Sunday, October 25. The church will have its re- gular services Sunday morning with lunch at 12..45, to be fur- nished by all the participating churches. During the afternoon the ser- vices will consist of singing, special music, and messagesby several of the pastors, as well as a time of fellowship. After- noon services wiIl begin at ap- proximately 2:00 p.m. and con- tinue no later than 4:00 p.m. in order for all churches to have time to return home for their evening services. Phyllis Downing Engaged To Eddy Jackson The engagement of Miss Phyllis Elaine Downing to Eddy C. Jackson of Barrow, Florida, son of Leman Jack- son of Florala, Alabama, was announced recently by Mr. and Mrs. Ivey Downing. The couple will be married in Lake Garfield Baptist Church on December 12 at 7:30 p.m. Miss Downing, a former res- ident of Bradley, attended schools in Mulberry and Bar- twO. He~ fiance attended Florala schools. PER SONAL Mrs. Truman Evans and Joy attended the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mrs. Evans' aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Skipper in Dothan Sunday. • • . DOWNING Mrs. Holley Hostess To Study Club Meeting Of October 14 Mrs. W.E. Holley was • hostess to The Study Club at Lake Jackson Club House Wed- nesday, October 14. Sandwiches, cake and Coffee were served during the social hour, Mrs. P. A. Petrey called the meeting to order and dis- pensed with business. Mrs. Louis Elland quoted the state president as saying: "We are going to build can- cer Isolation units (Life Islands) at the University of Alabama Medical Center in Bir- mingham and we plan to have the Federation's Insigma along main entrances to our towns and cities. So anticipate the erec- tion of our first road sign and what a gratification it is to know a Life Island willbe avail- able for those in need." The Blind Made Sale of the Study and History Clubs was the best one yet. The amount realized was seven hundred thirteen dollars. R will probably reach eight hundred. Mrs. Dunnam was commended for bringing in $100.00 from sales at the Florala City School. The Club welcomed Mrs. Margaret Shelley back into its membership. "We Have Come A Long Way in Education" was Frances Wallis' subject for the after- noon. She laughingly said one where they are". On display were spelling and reading books of then and now. Twb were from Col. Syril Falne's home having been used by his great grandfather. Katherine Cannon wiUbe hos- tess at the Club House October 28. CASSADY'S HOST TO EVANS FAMILY REUNION Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Cas- sady were host for an Evans family reunion in their home in Cottage Hill, Florida on Sat- urday, October 17. Decorations in the home car- ried out the Halloween theme. Little Mark Cassady's fourth birthday, having been on the 14th of October, was also celebrated later in the afternoon. Mrs. Truman Evans of Flo- rala had the pleasure of being with all nine of her grand- children. Those attending thie delight- ful occasion were: Mr. and Mrs. Oo J. Hofstad, Paul, John and Klmberely of Fort Walton; Mr. and Mrs. John Evans, Terry, "Jeffrey and Ja- son of Brewton; Mrs. Truman Evans, Joy Evans and Jody Evans of Florala; and the host Mr. and Mrs. Cassady, Mark and Lori. dollar (penalty) or the paper? We were glad we chose the Smoker Says: paper for she told of the be, gInning of our schools where in 1827 Massachusetts legislature passed a law requiring towns of a certain size to establish high schools. For a long time the high Schools were attended by only a small number. Rel- atively few pupils remained in (~ the elementary schools more than five or six Fears. Public high schools were/not numerous until late in the 19th century except In New England and the larger cities. Charts were on exhibR show. ing rim in attendance. The accomplishments and failures through 'the years were highlighted. A quote ending the paper was 'qmprove schools SMOKEY Jo -~2o~ Need your vote of eonfid~mee! PROCLAMATION - For the past twenty-five years, the nation has commemorated the first week in October as National Employ the Handicapped Week. During this week, special emphasis is placed on creating an atmosphere of acceptance of the handi- capped into suitable jobs. Governor Brewer (center)is shown above signing Alabama's proclamation in which he urges em- ployers to consider the handicapped for their ability rather than their disability. With Governor Brewer is Education Superin- tendent Ernest Stone (right) and Industrial Relations Director Robert Kendall, of Evergreen and formerly State Representa- tive from this District. WE EKLY NEWSPAPER REPORT BY CX)NGR ESSMAN ~. L. DICKINSON Super Doves Destroy Troop Morale VETERANS of World War H will remember the propaganda broadcasts usedby the Japanese and the Nazis in an effort to undercut American morale. Names llke ,,Axis Sally" and "Tokyo Rose" come to mind. Their English broadcasts were beamed to our troops, and they were using pure enemy propaganda. As such, the pro.. paganda employed then had lit- tle or no real impact. Today, the techniques em- ployed by the enemy have changed the picture. Today, when radio Hanoi wants to de- moralize American troops, they just start quoting the Super Doves in the Senate. As one returned prisoner of war who escaped his Yiet Cong captors pointed out to me last November, he and his men could hold out against all lies andtor- ture the enemy exposed them to, but their faith and will was nearly shattered when some of their own national leaders were quoted from "Time", "News- week", "The New York Times", "The Washington Post", and other United States based publications, denouncing them as ',international out- laws.'" How would you and I feel thousands of miles away from home, rotting in an enemy pri- son cell, if we heard sore of the highest officials of our owngov- eminent parroting the enemy's propaganda line? Pretty rotten, BETRAYED -- betrayed in the moral rather than the technical, legal sense. Few of us would have dreamed that any Americans, in any war -- pep- ular or unpopular -- would suffer this kind of betrayal on the home front -- yet R is happening today[ The Fulbrights, the Goodells, the Gores, the Bayhs. t~e Ken.. nedys, and the McGoverns are doing the enemy's dirty work for him -- spreading htred and division at home and de.. moralzing at the front. False politicians and phoney lib.. erallsm have caused America more hearbreak and suf- fering -- more sheer destruc- tion -- over the past decade than all of our external ene- mies combined. Khruschev once threatened to bury us. My question is: -Why bother, when there are defeatists and de. mogogues within our own ranks who ,will do it themselves?, I emphatically denc~Lnce the effects that their behavtour ha,= had on the morale of our servicemen in Southeast Asia, especially the prisoners of war. [ Thanks to their feverish rantings and ravings, riots erupted on campuses that had quieted down, and old wounds of bitterness and mistrust that had begun to heal were ripped open again. One Pew wife asked, "Why aren't Senators Fulbright and McGovern as vo- ciferous about the prisoner is- sue as they are about the anti- war viewpoint?' Certainly our PeWs deserve equal time, but, it seems that the only kind of "equal time" the Super Doves care about is free tele- vision time to inflict their far- out opinions on the American people. Despite all ofthebung- ling and all of the back-bttlng of these Super Doves, it is my opinion that America iB closer to an honorable conclu- sion of the Vietnam War today than ever in the past several years? FRED McLENDON TO SPEAK TO TRI-CITY MERCHANTS Fred T. McLendon or a rep- resentative of his firm, McLen- don Theaters of Montgomery, Alabama will be the guest of honor at the next regular meet- ing of the Trt-Ctty Merchant's Association on the first Monday in November, November 2, 1970 at 5:30 p.m. in the Florala City School Lunchroom. McLendon wtll discuss the possibilities of reopening the. Florala Martin Theater. The Tri-Clty Merchants As- sociation in connection with several civic organizations and interested merchants and ctt- izens have been in constant contact with McI~ndon onplans for the posslble reopening. Anyone interested in helping the Trl-City area secure our theater again is urged to attan~ this meeting. CARD OF THANKS I would like to express my appreciation to the staff of Fie- rala Memorial Hospital, to my friends and neighbors for kind- ness rendered during my recent stay at Florala Memorial, May G