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t 'e CLINCH COUNTY NEWS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1990 Page 2 . - i Master Coombs* OTI Graduation OUR B..@at# .= .i . infant son of Ricky Michael M...o,,,oo, Mrs. $c waln Coombs and Sandra Gray (Publication Number 118-140) Coombs, passed ,~ 210 E. Dame Ave. Ph. 9121487-5337 , beroy .. ltoy" wlmam Fannie Luke McSwain, Thursday afternoon at . Ht'~II=I:IVI//I= ~A 31g-'~ r Kamsey, 89, passed away80, passed away Tuesda South Georgia Medical - " ~ ,-" Thursday morning at Mul- last week at Baptist Medi- Center m Vaidosta, Ga. Official Organ of Clinch County and City of Homervllle !!s Manor Nursi .g Home in cal Center in Ja-cksonwUe, Survivors other than his - rtomervme muowmg a Fla , followin~ a lengthy parents are paternal grand- . ~ .~ ,, _ lengthy illness, illness. " "~ - parents, Robert and Ebbie . o. i '" A native of Americus, A native of Fitz~raldCoombs, of Pearson, Ga.; ~. ' Ga., he had lived in Homer- e-- , Ga., she had lived in He- maternal grandparents iq~K- . ville most of his life. Mr. merville for the past thirty Donald .and Sue Gray of ~" -~ , .... , Ramsey was a carpenter thr Mrs ain nomervme ann i~awaro ee yea~s.. McSW]in h em .~ ~: I ~ 'i~ .- and a member of the Me- retire and Glenda White of ,i;: Published Every Thursday at The News Office thodist Church of Homer- d from C c M . In Homerville, Georgia v,,,p .~ w....,~.,~.a ,. orial Hospital as a nurse Manor, Ga.; several other ~: : :~ for~peryearinsldeCIInch County ~le~th "b~v 'Ida= r~"t;:"4"i;r~ She was a member of therelatives. ~i ~iiii' ~, ~:~ ........ ' and $13.65 per year outside CIInch County ~ln-rris ~ R~n.."v'"' "'M~" First Baptist church inServmes for Master .... .... . .................... ~ .... Homerville and Eastern Coombs were held at two I ' Ramsey was the son of the Star. She was preceded in o'clock Saturday afternoon ,~ .... I ' IV ERSC)N H. blUXFORD ' late John Allen Ram- death by her daughter and from the Lighthouse As- Editor an~ Publisher sey and Emma Morgan son,Bettytty Francis Wilson sembly, of God in Homer- i - Rum~ y. and Lewis McSwain, She wile. ............. I Survivors are one dau-was the widow of Jesse Lee Officiating was Rev. Second class Postage Paid At HomervlHe, Ga. ghter, Mrs Dolores Muck- McSwaln and the daughter Donald Stalvey. ,, ~" elrath, of Eldorado, Arkan- of the late Willis Austian Interment was in Mt. addrm changes to: The Clinch sas;_,_ne_son'm,'la~w,~EiR' Luke and Martha" HortonZion Cemetery in Axson. POSTMASTER: Send County News, P.O. Box 377, Homerville, Ga. 31634wtucxeiru~n, m ~.muraUoArkansas; one sister, Mrs' Luke. Roundtree Funeral [ I " _ I1 Nannie Lee Richardsonl Survivors are one dan- Home. of Homervl.lle .... of Adel, Ga.; four brothers, ghter, Mrs. Elizabeth Hall, was m charge of the _ home conservauon, aoraan ........ of Douglas, Ga. ; threearrangements. M. A. Itamsey ana uarl ~. w..ty lzent beheves people .wdl learn Ramsey, both of Quit- sons, Jesse B. McSwain . ~.. ~. tO conserve quickly as wa- r~,~ ~n l~.dmnnd R~mA~vnf .l=rlr~nnvill~ ~1= W A were ner ~unoay ~cnool u__ _ ter rates increase. He notes an"d" J'uds~n-"H"-l~se~McSw":an~ ....... Jacksonvilie" class and members of the [~WS that most people cooperate t,,,,k ,,f v.l,l:~t~ G~y. Fla. and' Henry Lee Me" Eastern Star. ~wam, uauanan, I~la.; one ........ with water restrictions"":" "" ""-"~'th~r reh .......... Roundtree Funeral By Mike Bru0rton voluntarily, ana several o~ a- sister, Mrs Maude Penn of, rtome ot tiomervme was inorensed Demand, Not Duck Numbers Decliningtives.. . .. .. ,. .... ' ,~ ,_ in cnarge of the arrange- rlczgerala, LTa.; one vre- Drought, Cause Of Duck numbers across the ~erv]ces mr Mr. l~amsey ther, George Luke, Fitz- men~s. Water Shortage stateand nation have were held Saturday at Water restrictions been ~Hnine " r~c~nt eleven o'clock at the gerald, Ga.; twenty seven ,, - ___ d___. ~ m ......... grandchildren, forty three Mrs KAn s are something many Geor Methodmt Church m He . - years. University of Geor- '1 " great grandchildren ............ glans will have to learn to gia Extension Service me~ .e... ~. .. and four great great grand- VALDOSTA--LilIie Cow- live with, accoraing m uni- Wildlife Specislist Jeff . ~ncmtmg was ur. nu- children, and a number of art Ganas, 80, died Thurs- versity of Georgia Agricul- Jackson ~avs the main dolph Starling. . , _ ...... , ........... other relatives, day at South Georgia tural Econonust. That s reason for this is declining Burial was.inPine For- Services for Mrs. Mc-MedicalCenter. because population has as habitat. Ducks need wet- est ~emete~ t n tiomervute Swain were held ThursdayShe was a homemaker much to do with drought I~nd~ And th~o h~v~ h~n Active pauoearers were "re; PI~:Z~a~ ~..lli_ ~,__,.._ j(._ Chum. at two o'clock from the and had lived in this as a lack.of preci~tat.ion.. in declining, especially First Baptist Church inarea her entire life. Mrs. nell aoruan, vmversity Carada De S, . t y bee, r,o- Homerville. Ganas was of the Primi- of Georgia Experiment Sta- It a l~ndowner wants to ger Merritt,John Hughes Officiating were Dr. AI- tire Baptist faith. tion ~Itural Econo- ...... ,~..,~. .... ~.,,,., aria unarms t~ruver. mist says- the real issue is '~"-'=.~,~ ~,"~." P*~='='::" RoundtreeFuneralHometon Cook and Rev. Ted- She is survived by her , - on ms lana, ~rnprovmg me . madge Guess. husband, O. A. (Buck) how the state is ~min~, to .......... of Homerwile was in charge -- ~.. namm~ m me ves~ way..,,~h ......... ,o Burial was in the NewGanas of Naylor; three manage wamr now. ma~ Putting up a wood duck ......... "~ ........ Hope Baptist Church daughters and sons-in- it's clear water is a t,miteu box is one way Jackson .... cemetery in Ambrose, Ga law, Evelyn and Harris resource. In the long term, seys establis~g good Rabbits are rm~ly foundActive pallbearers were Register of Homerville; 8, 1990 at 10:00 a.m. at d~T mustard with the cost of wator will rise. brooding habitat for young in deep forests. They pre- Raymond Corbitt, Buddy Grace and Albert Smith of before hunting season Concerted Services, Inc., picklcs, comedb~ Some water systems areducks also helps A shallow far place~ where bushesMoore, Kenny Wilson, Naylor and Jane and Carl needs to plan to attend. 2100 Riverside Drive, Way- potato salad, boiled already changing rate water area full of vega- or clumps of tall grassBobby Wilson, Kent Jan-Law of VsIdosta; three Pre-registration isre- structures to reflect system tation where young ducks are available for hiding, kins and Danny Ward. sons ~.:,d daughters-in- quired. To registerfor cross, Ga. and mueflum~ updates, additions and new would be protected is good Honorary pallbearers law, Louis and Bonnie these classes call487- The meeting is open to public health standards brooding habitat. Ganas of Naylor; Charles 2553 after 5 p.m. the public. required by the U.S. En- Landowners who want economic vironmental Protection Agency and the state. Water authorities are under increasing pressure to drop rate setups that offer discounts based on volume Two alternatives are uniform rates, which offer no discounts, and the increasing block rate, which raises the price of water based on volume The Federal Environ- mental Protection Agency estimates a typical.family of four can save as much as 100,000 gallons of water a year through simple in- to attract ducks can flood fields planted in corn, millet or some other type of duck food. Mana- gins some type of beaver pond for duck habitat is another way. Flooding fields is often done at the expense of good habitat. It ~ telm~ a~ some of the natural pro- tection young ducks need. Sow bugs and pill Imp are not buss. but belong to the arthropod family, Crus- tacea, same as crabs and lobsters. The Clinch County Extension Sarvice along with the Clinch County 4-H Clubs would like to ex- press their appredatiou to our donors for 1990. ITT Rayonier ' Superior Pine ( mtal , Broekway 8tendard (3,, nwMuleh ..... : Mr. Alex 8emome Suwanee Timber Dr. Lewis Chisholm Empire Bmddng Company Bob Williams Ford Container Corporation of America Thank you for making 1990 one of the .best 4-H years ever. Without your help, this would not be po ible. When you deposit your moneywith us we try to keep it here in this community. We think our depositors like this too. We'll put your money to work here to keep this area growing, to provide more jobs for our people, to help business ex- pand, to make new car loans, to help our young people continue their educat n and hundreds of other ways. Working together we can make it count for our area. Don't let the Rapid Runner take your money out of town. M|MIII Homerviiie------ia ..... and Clara Ganas of Naylor and Dannay and Wanda our local campaign efforts culture and Ganas of Lake Park; 12 Letter To Editor by encouraging your ram- lead the world ill grandchildren; seven ily, friends, work consti- commodity areas, great-grandchildren; and Dear Sir: tuents and civic club mere- as in the a sister, Cleo Hutchinson The statewide campaignbers to vote "YESI" forand paper. The of Valdosta. for "Question #3 - The Con- Question #3 on the Novem- aspect of this Funeral services were servation Use Amendment" ber ballot. Let them know Pity is that farm held Sunday at 3 p.m. in is in full swing. Georgia that the amendment willand timber the chapel of the Carson Farm Bureau is working(1) allow small family nate with, a McL~ne Funeral Home. diligently with the more farm and timber owners,Pate landowners. Elder Bob Dickerson and than 29 farm, forest and as well as certain residen- gia, the average Elder Varn Marshall offici- environmental orga~.iza- tial homeowners, to have 255'acres, and ated Burial was at Good tions, who comprise the their property assessedvats Hope Cemetery in Nay- "Coalition for a Greenaccording to its use upon grower owns, on lor. Georgia,~ and who seekpledging to maintain the 68% of our timber ratification of the amend- existing use for a ten year tory. Question #3 Fi Safety ment. Your Clinch County period, and (2) modify ages individual re Farm Bureau is leading the the current taxation of all owners to campaign in this area. standing timber from productivity, which Clinch County As we meet with local annual taxation of thelates into a Farm Bureau civic clubs, tend fair cumulative value, to taxa- base. Additionally, Farm fires cost live and booths and distribute ma- tion at market value when ture and many dollars each year. terials, we are findingthe timber is harvested, to a cleari and Preventing fire is your first that once people under-Successful adoption ofenvironment, whiCh line of defense against stand the provisions ofQuestion //3 will protect fits rural and urbsS heavy loss. Knowing what Question //3, they support family farms from overly alike. to do should fire occur is the concepts as equitable inflated property tax as- The November 6~ your backup, all the more and fair. I want to appeal sessments and encourage Election is less important if you live miles to each of you to assist with reforestation, which in turn days away. Once from a fire station, rity or fire protection deal- will help preserve open I encourage you to * Inspect your house er concerning your needs, space, a clean environ- the word: and outbuildings for fire * Test smoke detectors ment, as well as a strong "KeepGeorgla( hazards, in particuit~r regularly. Replace batter- economy. checking the electrical sys- ies as directed or indicated. The Conservation Use tern and all appliances .* Follow directions onAmendment provides a and equipment, fuel stor- containers or labels ofrare opportunity to benefit Best Regards, age and the heating sys- flammable products. Store the state of Georgia as a Chester Mattex, tern, stoves and portable them in their original whole. Our state's largest County President heaters. Make needed containers. Store small repairs without delay, amounts of fuel in appro- Remove fire hazards such ved, labeled safety con- as trash, clutter, stacks tainers of newspapers, urm~eded * Have plenty of water flammable nmterials, etc. * Develop and practice available to fight fire. An " accessible pond or water a home fire escape plan. holding tanks will augment Your extension service, that available from your fire department or fire in- well and tank trucks. surance carrier have guide- * If you smoke, do it lines. Teach children how with care. Don't smoke to call for help. where there's risk of ig- * Equip your house, niting conbustible or tam- outbuildings and machi-rouble materials. Don't nery with fire extinguish-smoke when drowsy or ers. Consult a fire autho- in bed. TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF THE LATE Grocery .and Nursery WOODROW REGISTER PoST "P one487- Homerville, Ga. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Open at 7:00 a.m. for early shoppers. Ga. Green Lb, OCIDBER 16, 1990 SPECIAL ! COKE 99l 19 C I will be my own man, not a YES Lb. I have no bus{hess, so I can't do with the county. I don't own any land, so I don't fish Donds dug or roads built. 3 Lb. Lb, My only interest is in what is best for NEC]E_S, NECK- 9 C Clinch County. BONES, PIG FEET or WINGS AGC favor printing the mi nutes of !the Cli nch County News. ;ALT 3/$1.00 I favor meeting in the eveni ng so Ea. people canattend ff they desire. " QTRS. 39 I will oppose the dump ng Of any Plk. do'us waste in our co mty. Your vote will be