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,/ t €'LI'WCH OUNTY NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1967 BURKETT--WRIGHT Miss Martha Livian Burkett Mr• and Mrs. C• H. Burkett an-Macon• nounce the engagement of their Airman Wright is a 1961 grad- daughter, Martha LiTton, to Air- uate of Benedictine High School, ! man First Class Timothy D. Wright, son of the late Kendall Weith Wright of Richmond, Vir- ginia. Miss Burkett is a 1966 graduate of Clinch County High School and a recent graduate of the National Automation College of Macon. She is employed-with the general office of Bibb Manufacturing Company, Richmond, Virginia. He has been i in the service of the United States Air Force since 1961 and is cur- rently stationed at P0obins Air Force Base, near Macon. He is presently attending the National Automation College of Macon. Date of the ceremony will be an- nounced later. Mrs• Virgil Melton spent several days in Sylacauga, Ala., with her daughter, Mrs. Roland Smith and boys while Mr. Smith was ill and in the hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Farris Melton of Fort Pierce, Fla., spent last week- end visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. G. Melton of DuPont RFD 1 and Mrs. A. J. Hilliard of Fargo. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bowen of Sa- vannah spent Monday here with his brother, C. C. Bowen, and Mrs. Bowen. o MRS. E. J. SMITH WENT TO U. D. C. MEET IN ATLANTA Mrs. E• J. Smith of Homerville attended the 72rid ,annual convent- ion of the Georgia Division, United Daughters of the Confedeyaey, held at the Atlanta Biltmore Hotel, October 8-11. Mrs. Smith partici- pated in the memorial service at Sh Mark Methodist Church on Sun- day afternoon and on Monday at- tended at the State Capitol the presentation program of a Confed- erate Regimental flag. The flag was presented to ,he State by Mrs. Leon Oettinger ST., of San Marina, California, and accepted by Gov- ernor Lester Mattox on behalf of the State. Attending the events with Mrs. Smith was Mrs. Robert Cwart of Douglas. - BIRTHS - Mr. and Mrs. Frank K. Martin of Columbus, Ga., announce the birth of a son, John Tally Martin, Octob- er 5, 1967, in St. Francis Hospital, Columbus. The maternal grandpar- ents are ,Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Tally of Homerville, and the paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. Martin of Columbus. $$ $$ $ Mr. and Mrs. George Blanken- ship of Atlanta announce the birth of a son, Branson Marshall Blank- enship, September 11, 1967, at Georgia Baptist Hospital, Atlanta. The maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Scot Landrum of Homer- ville, and the paternal grand- parents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Blankenship of Tifton. • i $ $ Mr. and Mrs. Howard Christie Sr. of Fargo announce the birth of a son, Alton Thomas Christie, Sep- tember 23, 1967, at Pineview Gen- eral Hospital, Valdosta. Maternal grandparent is Mrs. Jewel Griffis o£ Fargo, and the paternal grand- parents are Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Christie of Jasper, Fla. THEME COVERS Duo-Tang Assorted Colors 10e Each CLINCH COUNTY NEWS Local Nurses i'" Attended Meeting Mrs. Edith Godwin and Mrs• Beatrice Moore of Clinch Memorial Hospital attended the 18th annual convention of the Georgia Associ- ation of Licensed Practical Nurses held at the King & Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island Oct. 3-4-5. Principal speaker at the conven- tiorr banquet was Thomas T. Irwin, executive secretary to Governor Lester Maddox. He reminded his listeners that 10% of the women who work are in the healing pro- fession, that the doctor could not maintain his office without licen- sed practical nurses, nor could reg- istered nurses do their duties. "You are the largest single group working with the medical profess- ion. Without you the medical pro- fession could not successfully ser- ve. That is how important you are," Irwin stated. O. JOHN FLOYD D. A. R. TO MEET OCT. 25 IN ADEL The John Floyd chapter, Daugh-I ters of the American Revolution, I will meet on Wednesday ,ternoon, ] October 25, 3:30 O'clock, at the i home of Miss Mary Parrish in I Adel. [ The change in meeting date is J due to the State OAR Board at l Callaway Gardens on Thursday and Friday, Oct• 26-27. Regent of John Floyd OAR is Mrs. Robert Cowart of Douglas and a member of the State Board. 0 ALLEN KENNEDY PLEDGED I TO PHI DELTA THETA ATHENS---(New Greeks)-- The University of Georgia's sororities and fraternities have completed their fall .rush week and announ- ced their pledges. Those who have HOW CAN THEY KNOW? been pledged include Allen V. I How can the bee know where to go Kennedy of Homerville, to Phi Del- 1 In the golden, sunny hours ta Theta fraternity. I To find the richest store of sweets  i In the gaily blooming flowers? PVT. WILLIE FRANKLIN FINISHED INFANTRY TRAINING How can the birds know where to ! go When summer is .growing old FT. McC, AI..(AtrrN- To ind the warmth of the sunny south, Away from the snow and cold? C)-- Army Private Willie L. Frank- lin Jr., 18, whose mother, Mrs• Eron Johnson, lives at 211 Carver St., Cantonment, Fla., completed nine weeks of advanced infantry training Oct. 13 at Ft. McClellan, Ala. The course, which simulates Vietnam conditions, includes train- ing in such subjects as land navi- gation, communications, patrolling, guerrilla and survival techniques !plus qualification with infantry weapons. His father, Willie Franklin St., lives on Fargo Road,. Fargo, Ga. o FOOD SERVICE ASSOCIATION /MET AT LAKELAND OCT. 11 The ClinehLanier Food Service Association met October 11 at Lakeland Elementa School with thirteen members present. Mrs. Noah Williams, president, presided over the meeting. National and state dues were paid. A discussion was ,had on plans for the annual meeting in Wayeross on October 31st. Irene K. Christopher, Reporter. o CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank all of Clinch Mem- orial Hospital personnel and all of the friends and relatives and es- pecially Dr. Chisholm £or all the ki'nd words, cards, visits and flow- ers, during my illness and stay at the hospital. Mrs. Sandra (Dial) Sutton. (ltx) Guesl Pond I ° . 1 1753 Acres FRI. and SAT., NOV. 3-4 OPEN 8A. M. FRIDAY--CLOSE 6 P. M. SATURDAY Per Person 50th WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Bennett of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Homerville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Sunday, October 1st, with a dinner at their home. Attending were their children, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Bennett of Perry, Go., Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Bennett and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bennett of Valdosta, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Bullington, Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Bowman, Mr. and Mrs. Grady Varnadore, Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Gentry and Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Bennett Jr., all of Jack- ANNIVERSARY. TICKETS DOUGLAS. Lo, Bu,,.. Su,I,.n, O.vi. PEARSON: Williams Pharmacy and Johnnle Hecrin. Tax Commr. Office. ON SALE: ,DECRY,L, E: Seri,r. O,,.. and Lefly Tm=ker*. Serv|ce Station. [ ! COGDELL: Union Timber Corp. Office -- AI  Guest Pond Clbb Office. ..... WF-,D NO  FIREARMS AIO -,Not respomible for gdaut :   .... CONCESSION STAND WILL BE OPEN --FISH DINNE!S AVAttBLE ...... ....... .. ..' , _ .,: = ..... ± : :.. .......... . .... sonville, ten grandchildren, three great grand- children, and a number of other relatives and friends. Mrs. Bennett is the former Mabel Smith, daughter of the late Doc Smith and Mrs. Mattie Smith, now of Brunswick. Mr. Bennett is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. ttayford Bennett of Hom- erville. Mr. and Mrs. Bennett moved to Jackson- ville 11 years ago. Both have a wide family con- nection here. Waycross Flower ! l'rgyl : NLeI :y:s Show School ByMs. A'c WAYCROSS -- The Waycross Fe:lerated Garden Clubs have add- ed a special activity to their year, by announcing the sponsoring of t Flower Show School, Course One The school will be conducted three days, Nov. 14-15 and 16, with the place to be announced later, ac- cording to Council President Mrs. Jerome L. Crawley, at Y. . C. A. How can the bulbs know when to start Up from the dark, brown earth And push out into the bright sun- light To give a flower birth? God is the answer to ,all of these, The bee the bird, and , the flowers He put in each that inner urge And gave them the sun and shower. Ben L. Byer Mr. Daney King of the U. S. Ar Force has telephoned his parents, i Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow King, that !he has returned to the States after being overseas for several months. Mrs. D. E. O'Quinn spent a few days in Ray City and attended the funeral of her brother, Walter Williams. Her daughter, Mrs. Grace Lewis, went for the funeral also. Mr. Rives James s in Clinch Memorial Hospital with a sprain. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sullixan and son, Jim, of Gainesville, Fla., vis- Red her mother, Mrs. Madge Pick- ren over the weekend. Those attending he football ame in Folkston on last Friday night were Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow King, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hughes, and the Jimmy Morrisens. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hughes The importance of ladies' read- ing the required books for the course is stressed by Mrs. Crawley. The required list is as follows: "America's Garden Book," (Chapters, 1, 2, 16, 24, 25, 26, 27; 33, 34, 40, 41, 42). Handbooks for Flower Shows, "The How and Why of Better Gar- dening: Laurence Manning; "Art of Foliage and flower arrange- ments," Rutt; "Art Principles of Flower Arrangements," Clarice Wilson. The Course One begins Nov. 14 with registration from 8:30 until 9 a. m. Mrs. Theodore Jackson, of Winder, a national council accred- ited judge, will instruct "Flower Show Practice',, from 9 until 11 a. m., and "Horticulture", from 2 until 5 p. m. IPTA White Elephant Sale In order to raise funds for the current projects the tfomerville PTA is sponsoring a White Ele- phant Sale on Wednesday, October 25, at Huxford Center. This an- nouncement was made by Mrs. J. C. Santoro, Chairman of the Fi- nance Committee. PTA patrons are being asked to donate articles for sale for this drive. Such things as Christmas decorations, antiques, small appli- ances, clothing, shoes, purses, hats, toys, needle-work, art work of any kind, in fact, anything of value will be accepted. You may bring the items to Huxford Center Tues- day, October 24, between 2:00 and 5:00 P. M. If you cannot bring them please call 487-5840, and someone will be around to pick them up. Hours of the sale on October 25 will be from 200 to 6:00 P. M. O PVT. HUEY HENDRIX FINISHES INFANTRY TRAINING FT. McCLELLAN, ALA•--Army Private Huey L. Hendrix, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Huey G. ttendrix, 102 Elna St., Homerville, Ga., com- pleted nine weeks of advanced in. fantry training Oct. 13 at Ft. Mc- Clellan, Ala. The course, which simulates Vietnam conditions, includes train- ing in such subjects ,as land navi-] gation, communcations, patrolling, ! guerrilla and survival techniques plus qualification with infantry weapons. NEWS FROM THP ching behind the brass in casual COUNTY I shoe popularity are the sporty kil- l ties, ghillieties, and spectator styl- EXTENSION HOME insowg; acce ted as a shoe war ECONOMIST ,, , , . p i arone stapm are boots• This season By Audrey Jsmes boots kick up their low heels in l a number of stylish ways. They FALL FOOTWEAR TAKES curve over the knee in clingy light- A SHINE TO BRASS weight suede, crushed and patent ...... t - shine 1 leathers . cut down to ankle rooxwear lor iau, aKes a . • " " . • height for the pantsmt or go to hrass and gold trim. Shoes also[ ......... • • : h;w,a , n ÷x +ha 1.'ur.am llr [ DUlKy Wll.n vrass cnams, zrppers, a'"eee.-=bt'fsu?" "cl:.iclasps, eyelets and buckles. To and high-cut tongues.'ks r oe - koePmtah°Swie.dot sndinlogSso=earro lines, they continue full and com- Y p fortable in both squared-off and the fur-lined boots. rounded shapes. Colors are electric Color plays an important role in and materials are smooth, grained, the sparkling shoe story for fall. waxy, embossed, shiny and brush. The rich ripe browns, from the ed. golden tone of curry to the deep- est brown in patent leather, keep For daytime wear, "shoe-up" in the Brown family the most papu- a sleek low-heeled leather pump lar in town--or country. There with up-front interest. The focal are vivid colors galore -- fire fashion point on the shoe may be orange, royal purple, emerald a buckle, bow flower, fl, ap or tall green ' clear red--and in the au- tongue. The shoo material can be tumn pales and neutrals, you'll of your choosing, but remember., find baby camel, nude, taupe, bone this fall and winter will see an un. and ice gray. In brushed leathers, precedented use of ptent in a look for lots of gold, olive, twill rainbow of colors. Patent's warm and rust. Dreamy for dress are the weather popularity is being chal- metallics, sugar plum and rose am. i lenged by the autumn months, ber, dark brown, and black. Decorative trim has never been HOSPITAL'S HERMAN HEROLI ADDRESSED WOMAN'S CLUB Autumn arrangements were use effectively in decorating the Clu building for the October meetin of the Homerville Woman's Club Presiding was Mrs. Bryce Kennedy president• Mrs. Alta P. Bruce, program chairman, introduced Mr. Herman Herald, the new administrator of Clinch Memorial Hospital, as guest speaker for the occasion. He gave an informative talk on services rendered patients during their stay in the hospital. The Club voted to join other civ- ic organizations in urging the State Board of Eucation to permit the Manor students to remain in Clin- ch County High School. Mrs. Ila P. Douglas, local repre- sentative of the American Red Cross, thanked the Club for accept- ing the responsibility of filling fifteen ditty bags to be sent to ser- vicemen in Viet Nam. This project was carried out through the Inter- national Affairs Committee of the Club, Mrs. Alvin Dickerson, chair- man. Following adjournment, the members enjoyed a social hour. Delightful refreshments were ser- ved by Mesdames Frank Sessoms, John Robbins, Philip Manley, J• F Huguley and John Carter, hostess- es. o where I have lectured on the {spearing) problem. We don't teach this at Notre Dame; and over the years, I have done every- thing within my power to influ- ence others to coach against it." The AMA's Committee on. the Medical Aspects of Sports asked for sports authorities' comments when recent studies showed that head and neck injuries continue to constitute a very high percent. age of serious injuries in football. In the correct, head.up tackle, the player uses his shoulders, arms, and chest to atop the ball carrier. In i "spear" or "bdtt" tackle, he drives into his opponent with his 4-H Club News The Seventh Grade 4-H club at Robbins Junior High School met recen{ly and elected club offieem for the coming school year. They were as follows: Club President Jan Hargraves, Girls Vice dent Sharon Harrison, Boys Vice President Dolphus Stalvey, Secre- tary Debhie Mathis, Reporter Ran- dy Alien, and Parlementarian Cm Plair. Several of the officers attended an officers training meeting earlier this month. Purpose of this meet- ing was to acquaint the elected officers with the duties and responsibilities of their respective offices. County Agent Howard Har- rison and Extension Home nomist Mrs. Audrey James sChe- duled the meeting and preseni the information to the offieer They were assisted by members of the Clinch County High School 4-H club. ' At our regular October eti__ club members discussed plas 'for the coming Okefenokee Fdr' : in Waycross. A number of the dub members will be putting eibt in the fair. --RANDY Club Reporter FOR YOUR OFFICE S COME BY OR CALL CI2NCH COONTY NEW more over-worked than on the fall Gcc On Nov. 15, Mrs. R. G. Beard- '67 shoe line. The high-and mighty sley, national accredited instructor tongue is treated to a fare-thee- and national accredited judge will well- with scrollwork, appliques, instruct in Artistic Design", from bits of brass, stitching, perforations 9 until 11 a. m. and "Artistic De- or cut)uts. It may lie low, stand sign", from 2 until 4 p.m. up or slap over. Bows are either Nov. 16, examination periods small and neat or large and flat.. will be conducted from 9 until 12 While leather flowers are cut out p. m. for those who wish to patti- and set on the vamp to partially cipate, overlap the instep of the foot. Shoe soles also make for a cen- ter of interest--with platforms re- and sons, Curtis and arry, and turning to favor. Not the thick Miss Linda G. Bennett spent Sun- platform of years ago, but a slim day in Vienna, Go., with Mr. and extra layer of leather which may Mrs. Lane Hughes and family, be in a different color and used as Mr. Dell Terry Bennett and Miss [ trim. Maryann Minshew spent the week- Casual shoes feature big brassy end in Tall ,alassee, Fla. with Mr. l eyelets, brass tuds and buckles. and Mrs. Joe Williams and daugh- Leather moccasins go metallic with l ters. chains and brass bars or bits. Mar- liminate 'Spearing,''' Authorities Caution ,v,. :o i ON MONDAY? Don t keep on doing the wash the old way.., the hard way.., by handl You can do it the easy electr wayl Just flip a switch, and your automatic electric washer and dryer will zip through the laundry, while you catch up on other chores.., or just relax! tng and tackling, and for strict on-  ---'=''" '" AMA Committee on the Medical forcement by officials of the rules vanclng a few extra inches-if he Aspects of Sports; Donald B. Slo- against spearing, tackles him. With his head down, cum, M.D., chairman of the AMA In rural homes -- both farm and non-farm - the Said Notre Dame football however, he risks serious injury to committee and orthopedic consult- living is easier because of low-cost electric power from coach Ara Parseghian: "I can'tbe- his head and spinal cord, and he ant to the University of Oregon gin to tell of the number of clinics is more likely to miss the tackle football team; William E, Newell. the Rural Electrics . , . Millions of people share in its benefitsl €,lectric llvlngl . . . this is modern Rur: ::" :7::otionl COMMUNITY OWNED e COMMUNITY BUILT e COMMUNITY BURO|R Sladl Pine Electric M00mbm.0000 Corporation head. By spearing, the tackler ma solutely disallow its use on the pxvcnt the  cagrler t[rom'jd, i part of our playega executive secretary of the National Athletic Trainers Association and head athletic trainer at Purdue University; O. B. Murphy. M.D., University of Kentucky team physi- cian and AMA representative m the NCAA Rules Committee; Carl Blythe, Ph.D., Chapel Hill, N.C., chairman of the NCAA committee on football safety and president o[ the American College of Sports Medicine; L. W. Combs, M.D., di- rector of the Purdue University student health center and a leader in the Athletic Medicine Section of the American College Health Association, and Clifford B. Fagan, executive secretary of the National Federation of State High School Athletic Auociation bemuse he has a harder time sec- ing where he's going. Studies o[ fatalities indicate that football has a good safety rec- ord, considering that virtually a million players are involved each fall. It could be even better, how- ever, i[ head and neck injuries could be redced, In 1966, head and neck injuries were responsible for 25 of the 24 fatalities directly attributed to injuries in college and high school football. Said Murray Warmath, foot- ball coach at the University of Minnesota: "Spearing will never disappear from the game' until we