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Jackson Progress-Argus (Newspaper) - June 25, 1964, Jackson, Georgia JUNE 25. 1964 $ 4 YEAR IN ADVANCE Indian Springs Park To Gel New Tent Camp Sites State Parks Director Horace Caldwell this week announced improvement that will bring joy to the growing army of tent We can now report that 97B new tent camp sites will be constructed in 18 state Caldwell Quite a w of them will be ready for use during the current fall season and the remainder will be ready in 1965." He added we are giving special attention to the needs of the tent campers by adding this large number of new sites and also by projecting the building of comfort stations to serve the clusters of tent The Director announced that the expansion program called for 50 new tent sites in each of the following state Georgia Veterans near Magnolia Springs near Little near Black Rock Mountain near Mountain Cloudland Canyon near Rising Crooked River near Indian Springs near Falls near near Victoria Bryant near Reed Bingham near Tifton and and Gordonia near In the construction program calls for 100 new tent sites at Elijah Clark State Park near and 76 at Alexander H. Stephens near Already we have increased the tent camp sites to a present total of 804 during the past 18 Director Caldwell We would like to keep abreast or ahead this tremendous increase in tent One of our Elijah had tOO season and i s | climbing toward that mark this Vacation Pay At Over Employees at the Plant of Avondale 231 in will receive $ 26,606.42 in vacation it was announced this week by W. D. Writing in the Avondale Avondale President J. C r a i g Smith revealed that vacation pay in the Avondale system totals $ 480,689.38. which would make the average vacation check this year for the hourly paid of the Retirement Trust $ 141.42, the largest in the history of the Mr. Smith wrote that 620 individuals who have been Trust Fund members one year but less than five years will receive 2 percent of their last year's annual 1,747 individuals who have been members five years or less than 20 years will receive 4 and 1,032 members who have 20 years of service or more will receive 6 Mr. Smith also pointed out that salaried employees of the company do not participate in this but get an amount of time off with Messages Be Preached At First Baptist Some questions many people are will be the theme for a series of messages preached during July and August at the First Baptist The Rev. Robert L. announced this series The messages will be delivered alternately on Sunday and Sunday Some of the questions to be dealt with will What Does God How Can I Handle Can Life Be Why Am I Why Do Men What Is My Why Are Prayers Can I Trust The Bible and When Is It Wrong To Do On Wednesday evenings during the the pastor is leading a study of the Book of In announcing these series for Sunday and the pastor a lot of people are groping for solutions to life's problems and for answers to the relevancy of Christianity to this Perhaps these sages and studies will Atlanta Papers M i s k Edition Of Battle LOCAL STUDENTS ATTEND TIFT SUMMER CLASSES The s u m m er quarter at Tift College has attracted 176 a 17% increase over last it was revealed by Dean Gordon S. The summer quarter began June 9 and examinations will be held August 4- 5. The following students from the Jackson area attending summer sessions at Tift College Nancy Carol Julia Eloise Louise Woodward Mollie Watkins Mary Lynn Higgins Margaret Hoard Gladys Weaver Martha Holbrook Angie Two FFA Boys WiU Attend Forestry Camp Wayne Lawhon and Albert Smith have been selected to represent the Jackson Chapter in the field of These boys will leave Jackson on June 29 for a weeks camping at Alexander Stephens State The camp is sponsored by Southern Pulpwood f. T Can Glass Rome Kraft Union Bag Camp Paper Co. These boys will be trained in various aspects of such as cruising saw timber and controlling forest and many other skills in ert L. local FFA has been chosen by the State Department of Vocational Agriculture to be an advisor to this SIX BOYS ATTENDING CAMP PINNACLE Six boys from the First Baptist Church will be attending Royal Ambassador Camp at Camp June 29- July 4. This will be Crusader Camp for boys 9- 12. Those attending will Jimmy Kerry Earl Mike Bryan and Mike Harry Ridgeway To Preside At Meeting Harry local rural mail and president of the Georgia Rural Letter will preside at the 61st annual state convention of the letter carriers which will meet at Jekyll Island on June 28- July 1. Prominent speakers and visitors are expected to t M the afternoons free for vacation Mr. Ridgeway During the convention the Auxiliary will meet as will the Junior Auxiliary of which Janie daughter of President is vice JACKSON POLICE CAR DAMAGED IN SUNDAY MISHAP J o. tATTLE AT MARIETTA Georgians are invited to witness enactment of the Battle of at Marietta on Saturday June 27. Over 1 men of infantry and artillery will in the realistic which highlights 8 weeklong centennial program at The Jackson Police car was in an accident Sunday which damaged the vehicle to the extent of 1800, Mayor C. B. Brown Jr. said The driven by Policeman Allen was proceeding down East Third street in answer to a call that a drunken driver was forcing cars off the road on Covington In the heavy Sunday the police car struck a car in the rear waiting for the light at the intersection of Covington and and then veered almost broadside into another Despite the spectacular mishap there were no MT. VERNON REVIVAL TO BEGIN SUNDAY Evangelist Worth Huckaby of Union City will be guest minister at revival services beginning June 28, at Mt. Vernon Baptist Rev. Raymond announces that services will be held each evening through Friday at 8 Rev. Argin pastor of the Worthville Baptist will serve as song Thie public is cordially THOMAS MORTON SERVING CHURCH IN OKLAHOMA The Baptist Home Mission Board has given Thomas son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. a 10- week appointment at Mr. Morton will serve as supply pastor to churches in the help with vacation Bible schools and do other related work in The appointee is a graduate of Jackson High School and Mercer For the past year he hag taught in the Warner Robins High In State Plus 100" is the name of a commemorative edition of The Atlanta urnal and The Atlanta Constitution to be published July 26. This is the Sunday most closely marks the beginning of the of Atlanta 100 years The look of the Plus 100" edition will be not Its purpose will be to show how Atlanta survived grew and became - the amazing city that it is capital of this progressive Factors in this survival and growth will be treated in six erent extolling Its Pleasures a n d The will be one of from the ashes of 1864 to the rewards of 1964. Section fronts in full color will carry bylined Ralph publisher of The Atlanta on Jack editor of The Atlanta on Eugene editor of The Atlanta on P r o p h e c y John Journal staff on Celestine Constitution on and Reese Journal editorial on Included in this spectacular memorial edition of The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution will be stories on how it looks with photographer and writer trading Sherman's route from Chattanooga to Savannah the march of or how far booming retail business has with comparative 1^ 64 and 1964; past ahd of historic stories about ( pe Georgia's rural with its growing with oldtimers who remember the 80' B and 90' and countless other subjects pertaining to Atlanta's and Georgia's history from Sherman's March to the Sea to their present March of Are Predicted 4 MRS. BUNCH AND CHRIS SMITH WON POLK TIRE PRIZES A lot of folks who fancied themselves as expert guessers of pork on the hoof had to take a back seat Saturday to Mrs. Reginald Bunch of Jackson who was awarded the porker given by Polk Tire Co. with a perfect gruess of 217 Chris son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence F. Smith of was a joyous youngster as he won the 26" Challenger bike given by Polk Tire Co. The Jackson firm was observing its 8th anniversary reported by an official of the company as the best y e ANGELYN SIMS IS ON TIFT DEAN'S UST T i f t College Dean Gordon S. Miller announced the following Dean's List students from Miss Angelyn daughter of Mrs. J. E. Sims and the late Mr. The Dean's List requires that a student have a scholastic average of 2.26 for the current quarter on 10 or more hours of work an college average of 2.00 out of a possible grading score of 3.00. PAPER OFFICE WILL CLOSE ON JULY 2ND T h e Argus office will be closed from noon July 2, until Monday July 6, for the July 4th Those readers customarily purchasing papers at the office are especially requested to take note of these hours and to buy their paper before 12 o'clock on July 2nd. STANDARD OIL ADS Sanders of Georgia Press ( presents the GPA advertising award to Henry W. division manager for Standard Oil Company ( during the recent GPA convention on Jekyll The cited consistent excellence of and the company's highest of any petroleum marketing company in Games and Skits Entertain PW Members Monday Amusing games and interesting skits were a feature of the Jackson Business and Women's June meeting Monday night at the Jackson The program was in charge of the Personal Development Mrs. Mary Ann Miss ind Mary Ann showed the incorrect d correct ways to apply for a job to Miss I portrayed by Helen Mrs. Maureen Shields directed the group in a game which tested while Miss Doris Singley directed the members in several IQ Tests and a New members Welcomed were Mrs. Eva Miss Ruby and Mrs. Evans Guests were Mrs. Charles Bailey and her house Miss Marilyn Kerr of Miss Dorothy announced a contest among three committees with the winners to be entertained by the losers at the conclusion of the The and chairmen Personal Mrs. Mary Ann Civic Mrs. and World Mrs. Maxine j Miss Thomas o announced the business meeting for July 7th at Library at 7: 80 p. m. The beautiful were grown by Mrs. Two Men % dly Hurt As Goes Two midnight water spared into void and over the f dam early Sunday y escaping death on the rocks many feet though both men were seriously Victims of the freakish accident were ph F. Wilkes of ] t Point to Curtis County Deputy the accident occurred shortly after midnight when the call for assistance was logged at his Deputy Kelley said that one of the men was skiing when the fiber glass reportedly powered by a 76 horse power went over the dam in a straight dashing men and boat onto the rocks Mr. Kelley said that the first rescuers tio reach the and despite the ( Another annual holiday weekend Is coming It's ce the Fourth of the of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. In Georgia and the United States it is a legal That means that people everywhere will be in a joyous and literally thousands will be traveling by car on the highways in anticipation of a pleasant respite from the doldrums of day But for many who anticipated a weekend holiday of gaiety the whole thing will end in In for the State Department of Accident predicts that 16 WiU be killed and another 204 wlH be injured in a total 6 1^ ffic accidents occurring 6 m. July 2, and midnight July the officially designated 7S- hour July 4th holiday woefully ed H. state lie when July 6, arrives there will be many cars in the junkyards and in repair and many drivers and their passengers in hospitals anid in funeral But this doesn't have to That's why we plead with all our might for the driving public to wake up before it's top The individual driyer causes accidents and can We again to these to drive - end sensibly and obey all If they they'll be personally responsible for these V tragedies and Patrol i i r b e oui irt pAt force in an effort to maintain safety on Georgia's The cooperating with local law agencies throughout the will be working clock ' everything its io prevent accidents and resultant injuries and All vacations and weekend passes for troopers have n cancelled for the All equipment and department including GBI will be pressed into of the hour many spectators blocks will be set up and radar other ing equipment will be as Col. Conner pointed state patrolmen can't possibly be at the right place at the right time all the J a id Is no point inT saying we are going to do anything We're There is nothing left for us to do but plead with the public to cooperate in this holiday safety In a imposed honor system on the part of ar driver the difference between safety Xe some 80, to 40 feet from the base of the The Butts deputy reported that Hanrey was with being badly head numerous cuts and and broken Mr. Kelley said it was a miracle they The gravely injured men were rushed to Sylvan Grove in Jackson where they administered to and later transferred to hospitals in their respective TO BEGIN STONE MOUNTAIN Some of those who have played an important part In the Confederate Memorial at are shown as met with Sculptor Walker to the memorial would begin on July 11. left to are general manager of the Matt former chairman of the jStone Mountain Memorial State A. ral 1 of the Mr. Hancock and Commissioner of culture Phil chairman of the
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