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Thomasville Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 12, 1971, Thomasville, Georgia 10 Ji0mafiitlk 226-2400 - P.O. Box 650 GEORGIA 31792 TUESDAY JANUARY 12, 1971 EXCEPT PER ROY Money For Downtown No Turns on Red last it is legal in Drivers must stop on a red traffic City ordinances never said so before although the state law adoption of the new ordinance by City Commission last the city ordinance said only that you could proceed on It didn't say anything about stopping on it used to be permissible under city ordinances to turn right on a red light after State law prohibits Now if you want to turn right you must wait for the green light all over 0. manager of Radio Station brought up an interesting point at last night's City Commission Is it legal for the city to tax a radio station and not levy an assessment against a television got a for city He asked if television station was charged a city license Clerk Julius Ariail reported to commissioners that there never has been such a business tax on the television said he wasn't objecting so much to the but he was objecting to the unfairness of FCC licenses as a public service he Lilly mean you are a nonprofit that is not the We do not object to the but we feel that if we are the television station should also be Lilly said the tax would be held in until City Attorney B. B. Earle could check the legality of it and find out why the television station had been other radio station is located outside the city Supt. Clayton to nobody's was reappointed superintendent of utilities for the city at last night's City Commission department is backbone of finance for the It is to revenue city officials turn when they need city operates gas and ' electric buying the latter two from utilities and distributing them to residences and quipped after some praise from Mayor Roy M. Lilly arid other that since Chief of Police Noah A. Stegall a Jhe might say that he has worked the city He said Stegall started his the city June 1, 1940. started May 31, 1940," Clayton City Commission also reappointed members to various Horse on Sidewalk you see somebody riding a horse on the call the Attorney B. B. at a request of some City Commission drew up an ordinance and presented it for passage on first reading last night at commission prohibits riding of horses on driveways or on private property without the landowner's the Earle broadened the wording to include which he said means cows and Somebody asked about bulls and Roy M. Lilly said a better definition of the new ordinance was passed on first Tale on New Police Chief Capt. R. T. Alley is now Chief Alley of the Thomasville Police we've got to tell this little tale on Guess it is okay since it happened quite some time a police car home for the stoiy and left the keys in it while he went in to he came it was A neighborhood boy had taken it for a joy ride and ran it in the can bet Alley hasn't left any keys in his car since Denies Burning City Engineer Wesley Wilson denied today that city employes are openly burning on page 5, Col. 1) LIGHT cloudiness and scattered 7 ROY taxpayers in 111 e subsidize downtown the nub of the question argued before City Commission last problem was brought up b y Commissioners Grady Burgess and Tom Faircloth who have been working with a parking committee of the Retail Merchants a branch of the Chamber of is a Faircloth were instrumental in getting the commission to take parking restrictions off some parking lots during the Christmas night they said the merchants wanted the city to finance another downtown parking area behind on the tract facing Stevens some department stores spend thousands of dollars making their own parking No taxpayers money is back the city used taxpayers money to pave a large downtown parking lot behind city It Christmas lots behind the City furniture and two on Jackson all of which are were opened free to parkers with no are no meters on the streets but a policeman on a goes around marking tires at two-hour the time costs a half during the holiday season there was no limit on parking in the four metered The Police Department was ordered to night Burgess and Faircloth reported results of a meeting with merchants and city merchants asked that the parking lot behind Feinberg's be returned to meters but Qie others remain as the was that merchants felt that downtown store workers would be able to park in the unrestricted lots early in the morning and remain there all didn't work out that way during the holiday A check by a reporter during the holidays showed that most of the parking lots were not It also showed that the merchants and their employes were in the block where their store was located and moving their two hours or going out and rubbing the chalk mark off the last night's Burgess said the merchant's group wanted the city to take over Stevens Street pave it at taxpayers expense and let the merchants pay or a month rent to the owner of the property through the nobody would say so the consensus of most city officials was that Gateway on page 5, CoL 6) Carter Takes Over As State's 76th Time Is Carter Sworn In As Georgia's 76tii Governor As Maddox Brookwood the beginning of the second semester and an increase in enrollment to 156, the private Brookwood School here is planning on a expansion James said said the Charles of is plans for a new building which will have a cafeteria and at least with expansion possibilities for five is one of ten new private schools in to gain tax-exempt status after the ruling by the Internal last entitles the school lO a special tax break and all made to the school aie tax deductible as charity schools such as Brookwood have depended on their tax-exempt status to draw large gran s from private foundations and individuals looking for tax no large contributions are expected to be received by most of the multitude of private schools springing up around the state there are four in Thomas County supporters expect more as to think that private schools cannot resort to grade high tuition and other technicalities to try to keep Negro students out while still proclaiming an the ruling last July does not take these actions into far the ms has taken all private schools at their Biondi added that if any of the private schools are to lose their tax-exempt the IRS will be making such GALLEY 5 Even Babes To Ga. -One of Lt. William Galley's platoon members testified today he went into the village of My Lai afraid that even m arms would attack might have been fully loaded with grenades their mothers put on said Paul David a former soldier who said he stood with Calley emptying 10 to 15 full magazines of bullets into Vietnamese is on trial for the murder undefended s e who Meadlo said went to their death without any attempt td Meadlo described Calley as man duty and doing his saying the troops were under orders to destroy the really wants to take a human Meadlo said matter of said Capt. Ernest t h e company walked by a trail intersection where 35 to 50 were killed and said all the bodies laying in the why didn't he stop all the Meadlo asked received my orders from Lt. Calley that Capt. Medina was there and I assumed it was with his Capt. would have stopped right on page 5, Col. 6) of smaller amounts about each or so since they aie tax said that with Lie beginning of the second eight new pupils have One moved in from out of the another entered from one from the county school system and five from the city said the new building planned at the site near Boulevard and U.S. Hwy. 319 will be larger than the present which Mason remains as chairman of the Board of and about four new tr as tees are to be chosen Lyle was notified August of its tax-exempt this IRS all that was required to gain was for the school's board to adopt a nondiscriminatory policy and publish it in the local E. A. public information officer of the Southeastern office of newspaper clipping had to be sent to the IRS along with the application for he lawsuits said the IRS is not so have been filed Superior Court County Board relating to a which occurred on 7 Thomas County School 4 told the board County School bus Seriously unconscious at 14, One suit asks News 2-3 Barrett's medical Ga. - Jimmy the peanut farmer from southwest was sworn in today as Georgia's 76th governor and time ior racial discrimination sworn in shortly after noon as a crowd estimated at between 12,000 and 15,000 persons covered the State Capitol statement that racial discrimination is over brought only scattered applause from the told people have already made this major and difficult but underestimate a challenge of hundreds of minor decisions yet to be weak or black person should ever have to bear the additional burden of deprived of the opportunity of an a job or simple he added that Georgia leaders must the responsibility for correct decisions of the future is As I will never shirk this on were members of the Georgia who convened a joint session on the Capitol grounds for the on the inaugural platform with Carter and Gov. Lester who was sworn in afterwards as lieutenant were judges of the State Supreme Court and the Court of and special guests of the Carter was considered heavy by many had observed other Armed troopers and military policemen of the Georgia National Guard were plainly in Plain clothes law enforcement officers stood atop buildings adjacent to the inaugural legislature interrupted its session briefly for the and Carter's governmental reorganization routinely moved a step closer to action in the introduced Monday after the House unanimously voted to waive its came up for a second reading in the lower meaning that a vote could come Wednesday if it finds favor in Majority Leader George who chairs the House Rules to which the was and House Speaker George L. Smith II of both said they to bring the measure to a vote this called the proposal the most important piece of legislation the General Assembly will act upon this but House on page 5, Col. 8) HarrassmenI Of Americans THE ASSOCIATED U.S. Embassy in Moscow has lodged a stem oral protest with the Kremlin over the harassment of Americans in the Soviet protest came as President Mayor John V. Lindsay of New York City and 50 Jewish leaders denounced the anti-Soviet campaign by can Jewish Moscow anti-American campaign began last week in response to the harassment of Soviet representatives in the United States by the militant Jewish Defense League which seeks a more liberal emigration policy for Russian Meir and leader of the said Sunday that his group would begin a campaign to harass Soviet diplomats working iu New York spokesman for the Soviet mission to the United Nations said Monday that Soviet diplomats had been followed on foot and by car by of from the JDL for the second N. the press said the JDL members carried signs ' calling the diplomats and derogatory names dirtiest four-letter words in the Russian in tte Soviet mission express our surprise over the U.S.A. inability to check the rampage of the gang of hoodlums the offices in New York he Lawsuits Filed Against School DWAIN filed on the Mrs. totals third suit filed by Mrs. Hannon 44, of a passenger in the asks for damages and collision occurred at 7:45 a.m. the opening day of school when the enroute to Central and Magnolia collided with an automobile at the Hall and Fredonia Road by Rion 17, of who was in the car was hi Mrs. Proctor anc a sophomore at Central High Four persons iB the bus received minor state patrol Barrett to -a Tallahassee reportedly he for one month without He was then transferred to a nursing home where he is unconscious and continues to grovy his mother said the insurance the bus would cover or any one
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