Thomasville Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 8, 1971, Thomasville, Georgia No. 29234 2400 - P. 0. Box 650 Georgia 31792 Wednesday December 8, 1971 Except Per Nei 11 Dogwoods Available again you can help beautify superintendent of Parks Cemeteries and is giving away dogwood trees and will even plant them for you along streets at your he may fudge a little bit and put them on your own property if the strip of city land by the sidewalk is too said today he has about 3,000 dogwoods up to and from two to six feet just right for replanting along the streets to help make Thomasville more you want to get in on this phone office 226-3127 to put in your But you better do it now before you forget it amid the said the cutoff date for tree requests is before Jan. 1, because at that time his work crew will be too busy with other recreation and cemetery chores to deliver or plant the what is a more beautiful sight than dogwood blooming in the Of Oriental Tree about there's a Ginkgo in all its golden glory near the Sanchez Clinic in Barwick right big leaves on the Oriental tree have turned to gold and will be falling so if you are out for a Sunday Mrs. J.P. Malone suggests you drive by and admire the tree in the next few Chinese trees are rather unusual in this part of the They are also known as maiden hair Club Meet ago here there was an active group of black women in what was known as the Goodwill established by Candace The group met once a year at the welfare department and gave funds to the who at the time was director of the welfare department and is now director of social services at Southwestern State was treasurer for the the club hasn't met in 10 a meeting of all former members has been called at the Thomas County Federal Savings and Loan Assn. for 3 p.m. next Dec. 14. Mrs. Beulah 711N. Madison will be in charge of the gathering of former members and she urges all of them to attend to wind up the club's To Speak U.S. Rep. Maston E. O'Neal of Bainbridge will give a historical address here Dec. 16. is the speaker at the second Thomasville Landmarks Inc. Lecture Series program to be held at 8 p.m. at the Garden Mrs. Landmarks announced entitled Tallahassee is based on historical events in this area between 1814 and 1819 which first permitted white settlers to the is a native of Bainbridge and a of pioneer Southwest retired from Congress last year after serving three terms as Second District the post now held by Rep. Dawson to going to O'Neal was solicitor general of the Albany Judicial Circuit from 1940 until 1964. has been named by Decatur County Grand Jury to be official historian of that He is a member of both the Georgia and Florida Historical Election wasn't the only city electing officials Over in Quitman an incumbent City Council Wilson lost to Charles 276 votes to 472. the only other contest for the Walter Cunningham defeated Theodore 559 to 348. two men were elected to three year Holdover members of the council are Dr. Earl Lacey and Harold council Alene city said only 929 put of more than 2,000 registered voters cast Election ten men are seeking four seats on the City Council but veteran Mayor Dekle is unopposed in the Dec. 18 election was deadline for Three incumbents are in the 10-man are Jerome Billy Davis and Carl One woman seeks a council She is Mrs. Sybil running are A.D. John Vann In HOY incumbents won reelection over opposition in yesterday's city elections here J. A. Bracey to City Commission Post No. 1 and Tom K. Vann Jr. to Board of Education Post No. 7. old face will reappear on City Commission as W. Fred Scott Jr. won Post No. 2 without polling the largest number of votes cast for any candidate with a total of 2,023. He previously served in 1955-56. the three-way race for Post No. 4 on the Board of the two top candidates face a runoff election Dec. 21. of the five contests yesterday one on City Commission and four on the Board of Education the only runoff will pit Ernest W. who polled 1,101 against Dr. James R. who polled 969. The third Bert polled 19H votes to force the lacked 33 votes of winning the majority of the votes cast for this the seat formerly held by Howell Mayo who resigned several months Tom running for re-election without opposition for Post No. 5 on City received 1,895 the incumbent mayor pro polled 1,768 votes to win easily over the Rev. T. Reid who received 599 the closely watched race for School Board Post No. 7 where the only incumbent was seeking Vann received 1,367 votes to 913 for Dr. Henry a had been linked with Charles H. Beene and J. Keyton as a slate seeking to fill the four seats on the won Post No. 5 outdistancing the Rev. Ellis Fann more than Beene headed the list of vote getters in the school board receiving 1,1582 votes for was next winning 1,486 votes in a three-man race for No. 6, outdistancing the Rev. I. L. Mullins with and James Killens with 262. DRIZZLY weather yesterday may have had its effect on the 2,452 persons turned Request Rejected un Page 11 I - American dodged surface-to-air exchanged fire with an antiaircraft battery and attacked a radar station in a flareup of the air war along the border between North Vietnam and military spokesman reported U.S. Command said there were three incidents Tuesday about 25 80 and 90 miles north of the demilitarized There was no damage to U.S. and results of the U.S. attacks were not a communique U.S. strikes raised to 87 the number of air attacks on North Vietnamese territory this U.S. Command gave this account of the three Navy A7 jets were bombing the Ho Chi Minh trail on the Laotian side of the border 10 miles southwest of the Ban Karai pass when two 37-foot SAMs were fired at them from across the The pilots spotted the missiles and evaded Air Force photo plane checking on the supply buildup on the North Vietnamese side of the border 19 miles northeast of the Mu Gia pass was fired on by an antiaircraft Two escorting the photo plane bombed the AA but it was not known what damage they Navy A7 bomber pilot on the Laotian side of the border seven miles southeast of the Mu Gia pass detected from hLs electronic equipment that a radar site nine miles north of the on the North Vietnamese side of the border was tracking him preparatory to The flier fired first but didn't know if his missile hit the was the second time in four days that SAMs were fired U.S. As the United States steps up its air attacks on the Ho Chi Minh trail in an attempt to slow the North Vietnamese supply push south during the current dry the North Vietnamese are increasing their attacks to defend the ANGELES - More than 30 fires erupted during the night after winds up to 70 miles an hour blew lines down on brush areas and Six houses and an upholstery shop were The fires burned a total of about 40 officials Damage to the house above was estimated at Board May Tighten Pay Increase - The Pay Board is considering tightening its regulations to require advance approval for any wage agreement providing more than 5.5 per cent a year in pay no matter how few employes are there is no requirement that new pay agreements affecting fewer than 1,000 persons even be reported to the These small numbering roughly 10 million and affecting 83 per cent of working are now subject only to spot checks by agents of the Internal Revenue arrangement was handed to the Pay Board by the Cost of Living Council before the end of the wage Pay Board source said that the board Tuesday received three different proposals from its Tlie toughest of the three would require that in any exceeding be more than per Markets guideline that per would require that wage Assembly Adopts Cease-Fire - The U.N. General Assembly Tuesday night for a speedy end to the fighting between India and Pakistan and a settlement in East It seemed unlikely to get adopted a resolution calling on both countries for an immediate cease-fire and withdrawal of their armed forces behind their own The also said early political solution would be to get the Kast refugees back resolution was sponsored by 33 of the United 131 members and got an overwhelming vote of 104-11, with 10 nations one not participating and five and Pakistani representatives said their countries would not abide by the assembly adopted the cease fire resolution after the Soviet supporting vetoed two similar resolutions in the Security and the council rejected a Soviet resolution calling for a political settlement in East wage increases be reported to the the The third would spell out detailed circumstances that would justify increase's higlier than 5.5 per hut require no report or advance Board spokesman Herbert Wurth said the board was agreed on the approach it wants to and would resume consideration A source said the public and management members of the tripartite board sill 1(11 and to be leaning toward one of the tougher requiring advance approval or at least notification of pay agreements affecting 5,000 or more workers require advance approval and those affecting from 1,000 to 5,-000 must be filed with the subject to other actions Tuesday the Price Commission approved a 3.6 per cent across-the-board price increase for all products of U.S. Steel which originally had sought an 8.t) per cent increase on only some of its 3.6 per cert which is an average that will allow the firm to raise some prices by more or less than that will prevail until next Aug. 1, when the next round of steelworker pay increases are request to rezone the 14-acre tract around old Three Toms Inn to permit an apartment complex was rejected without public hearing yesterday by County Planning vote was 7-to-l to deny the request by Ira Edward San Juan and Edward San Juan who purchased the tract last year and had hoped to demolish the old Inn and build a complex of 72 land in the 1100 block of Gordon is now zoned highest zoning classification for single family tract is surrounded by high class single-family considered an elite section of the attempts to rezone the area have also been rebuffed by the planning Toms a popular resort hotel of the 1920s and was built before zoning laws were passed here but it was permitted to continue operation as a until it was abandoned in 1966 when it was gutted by It had been rebuilt in the late 20s after an earlier 30 persons appeared at yesterday's meeting in Municipal Building and many others signed a petition opposing the Elliott McCollum represented the opponents of the developers of the apartment complex presented drawings of their plans and said they planned Executive of one-two-three bedrooms which would be in the higher price rent said they planned million development and that such are needed in the city because persons wishing to move industry here had no place to San Juan said after the meeting that they will pursue other have been struggling all our he Continued on Page 11 Col. 1) the polls at City Hall out of 5.115 registered and eligible to cast is only 46 per cent of the although each board post was with two of the races being three-way of the three black candidates for the school board came close to winning They are Mullins and Fann ran high among the garnering almost as half as many votes as his LONE BLACK seeking a seat on City Commission faired better than many observers winning 599 ballots against veteran commissioner now centers on the runoff between Morgan and Morgan had been teamed with Beene and Keyton and Neill support of present Nat M. who is also county chairman of the Democratic and Keyton hit hard on the discipline issue in the public schools and their stand apparently won endorsement by the majority of made the difference in the forcing the sided with but did not campaign so strenuously and was pitted against the only incumbent in the school board incumbent members of the board and all newly elected ones have said privately that administration changes will probably be one of the first orders of business when the new board meets for the first time in the first order of business of a new school board is to pick a whose health has been poor has said he will not serve as chairman on the new next order of business is hiring or a superintendent of the post now filled by Dr. Garfield W. order of business for the new City Commission when it meets in January will be selection of a mayor to fill the post held for several terms by Mayor Roy M. Lilly who did not seek mayor is chosen by a vote of the entire which will now be composed of Grady Burgess and Dr. William the latter two holdover members whose terms do not expire until 1973 members of the Board of Education besides Williams are Dr. King and Sam COMMISSION Post No. 1 A. Reid No. 2 Scott No. 5 OF EDUCATION Post No. 4 Morgan Neill Ausley No. 5 Beene No. 6 W. Keyton L. No. 7 Vann Fielding Muskie To Announce Intentions On January 4 - Sen. Edmund S. endorsed for the presidency by top California said today he will announce on Jan. 4 intentions for the coming made the announcement at a news conference at which he was endorsed by John V. Tunney of California and State Assembly speaker Bob They are considered two of the most powerful Democrats in the stated which has nine per cent of the Democratic national convention a close friend of Edward Kennedy of his endorsement of Muskie means lake Senator Kennedy at his word that lie is not a left the way open for his senior Democratic Alan to join him as of the Muskie slate in the state's presidential primary next June 6. who said earlier he hoped to slay neutral in the said Tuesday he will indicate his course at some future date after aides said endorsement of Muskie possibility under the news Tunney and Muskie plan to fly to Los Angeles for a second news conference later in the announcing he would make his expected announcement of candidacy on Jan. 4, for which aides national television time has been Muskie said he is pleased with the results of what he termed strategy designed to put us in the strongest possible position at the beginning of 1972."