Athens News Courier, October 31, 1968

Athens News Courier

October 31, 1968

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Athens News Courier (Newspaper) - October 31, 1968, Athens, Alabama Single Copy5* VOLUME 86 _ School Budget Adopted The Athens Board of Education has adopted a budget of $1,134,027 for the 1968-69term, a figure slightly higher than that for the preceding year, but nearly six times the amount spent on education 20 years ago. Successor To - The Alabama Courier (1880), Limestone Democrat (1891) and the News Leader (1965) PUBLISHED TWICE EACH WEEK - TUESDAY AND THURSDAY ATHENS, ALABAMA - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1968 Athens Superintendent of Education Julian Newman, administrator during the period of unparalleled growth in both facilities and enrollment of the city’s institutions , said this year’s attendance is 2,915. Three years after Newman came to Athens the enrollment was 1,226, and in 1958 had risen to 1,901. The budget for the the 1948-49 school year was approximately $200,00 0 and IO years ago (1958-59— was $213, 979. State revenues for the city system, other than the minimum program appropriation, are expected to be $12,985. Federal revenues of which the largest amounts come from the impacted areas provision ($85, OOO) and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 ($64,214),’ are anticipated at $170,699. Other sources of federal aid for the city schools are $9,985 for vocational education. The Title III program for science and math of $7,000 and driver education returning the city $2,500. The three-mill ad valorem tax is figured to bring in $29,000 with $10,000 coming from tuition from students who are residents of the county but attend city schools. NI MBL Ii 8 Chief Undecided About Applying IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN - It’s the fall of the year and, with leaves dropping from trees at a steady pace, these three young ladies demonstrate how the work should be done as they clean a back yard with a stack of leaves IO feet high. From left are Chenequa Gray, Shelia Gray, and Shelia Mc Un. (Staff photo by Sonny Turner) $2 Million Research Facility Is Planned Plans to build a $2 million research facility at the Brown’s Ferry nuclear power plant to study the effects of steam tem perature changes on aquatic life were disclosed Tuesday by the Tennessee Valley Authority Chairman Aubrey J. Wagner Radio Club Plans Auction On Saturday Limestone Amateur Radio Club will have an auction at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Farm Bureau building. John Hugh Vinson, member of the club, said everyone is invited to buy, sell, trade “or just attend.” Circuit Judge Arrested Even circuit judges are subject to least in Limestone County. bt"    ^    \    lf; Madison County Circuit Judge John D. Snodgrass waif arrested Sunday by Deputy Sheriff Norman Looney and a -<1HI Defense auxiliary poi! “nan and charged with no drier’s license.    "    *»■ Snodgrass later telephoned Limestone County Judge D, L. Rosenau and asked him if he would be required to leave a court session in Huntsville to show his driver’s license which lie did not have with him when he was stopped in this county. Rosenau told him that the mailing of a Xeroxed copy of his license would be sufficient. Upon receipt of that, Judge Rosenau dismissed the case. when he addressed tile Chattanooga Kiwanis Club. The nuclear plant, which will be the largest such facility in the world when completed in the early 1970’s, is ll miles southwest of Athens. “Obviously, standards must be met to protect water quality and the complex systems of aquatic life in our lakes and streams,” said Wagner. “But, unfortunately, there is ;er> little reliable information available on which to base those standards. “While it is clear that temperatures above certain maximum levels are destructive, below those levels we don’t even know whether the net effect of a limited temperature rise (SEE PAGE TWO) Applications Are Invited By Council Police Chief A. B. Lightfoot said Wednesday he is undecided whether or not he will apply for the post under the city’s new administration. Other than that, he would not comment at this time. The matter came up at Monday night meeting of the City Council which assumed duties Oct. 7. Councilman Leonard McLe-more made a motion that the city take applications for a police chief at a salary of $650 a month. Mayor Charles Bailey said he was not prepared to take a stand on the matter. He requested that the Council give him the 90 days he had earlier requested so that he would have time to make an adequate appraisal of department heads. He stated he could not give an honest appraisal in three weeks. M ayor Bailey said he would still like to have this (SEE PAGE TWO) Two Amendments Are On Ballot There are two amendments persons will vote on Tuesday, in addition to those for other various offices. One of them has statewide application and has not received much attention during the past few weeks. That amendment states: “The governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, state auditor, secretary of state, state treasurer, superintendent of education, and commissioner of agriculture and industries, shall hold their respective offices for the term of four years from the firsj Monday after the second Tuesday in January next succeeding their election and until their successors shall be elected and qualified. Each of said officers shall be eligible to succeed himself for more than one additional term.” The other is a bill pertaining to justices of the peace in Jefferson County only. Eligible voters are urged to cast ballots for whom they 2 Charged With Theft Of Vehicle Two persons were charged Tuesday with grand larceny of an automobile. » They were apprehended 15 minutes after the theft was 'reported. Police Capt. Richard Faulk said police received a report at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday that a 1959 Studebaker Lark, owned by Dewey Brown, 906 N. Houston St., had been stolen. Officer W. C. Davis, assisted by Lt. Louis Leach and Patrolman Oscar Smith,stopped a car on Highway 72 Bypass fitting the description of the vehicle on which an alert had been dispatched shortly before. Charged, Capt. Faulk said, were Frank Cox , 40, Plum Street, Athens, and Delmer Mitchell, 42, Athens. choose. Split-ticket voting is permissable ii persons wish. Persons desiring to vote a straight ticket need only to turn the big switch on voting machines at the top of the (SEE PAGE TWO) Boxes 9A, B Being Moved To Annex Boxes 9A and 9B will be moved from the Courthouse to the Courthouse Annex on S. Jefferson St. for the election Tuesday, according to the Limestone County Boardof Revenue office. Both election boxes will be in the basement of the Courthouse Annex. TO PASS BUCKETS - Athens- High School Future Homemakers of America will pass buckets through the stands at the Athens-Bradshaw football game here Friday night to collect funds for the Lurleen B. Wallace Courage Crusade. FUA officers will be heading the effort and are shown illustrating (with a large trash can) the amount of funds they would like ti* receive, I eft ti> rh lit ai« Debbie Ferguson, vice president; Beverly Johnson, recreation leader; Hedy Lou Hardin, historian; Le Jean Faulkner,president; Vicki Tennison, reporter; and Linda Ihxiges, secretary.    (Staff    photo) Game Here Friday Night Also Represents A Cause Final preparations are being made for the Athens-Bradshaw football game here Friday night. Half of the proceeds will go to the Lurleen B. Wallace Courage Crusade. Principal Ferman Elmore said Gov. Albert Brewer, who was invited to attend tile game, will not be able to attend because of a previous commitment to meet with the University of Alabama board of trustees. However, a telegram from Gov. Brewer is to be read immediately after tile invocation Friday night. Elmore said persons who attend will be helping a worthy cause whether they are football fans or not. Limestone County Probate Judge M.C. Freeman, chairman of tile Limestone committee conducting the drive to raise $35,000 in this county to go toward constructing a cancer hospital in memor y ot the late Gov. Lurleen Wallace, said $1,583 has been raised iii Limestone so far. Slightly over half of that amount came from half of the gate receipts and a halftime collection at the Tan-ner-Clements football game at Tanner earlier this football season. Officials of other schools (SEE PAGE I WO) Sample Ballot—Votina Machine instructions to votirs ■     1—-—-—    ZU---",    7    ~    AFTER    MARKING    YOUR    BALLOT    p----■    ---- General and Constitutional Amendment Election. November 5.1968    t"    —* L™ in tun smit* nan TI CHSI CHUMS J™ Hill Tim UU OI IND Kiln nims ^ SNOVINt - 7 Mi * • HOINS-TSUI H MIMS MUSI lf SNONINS IQI HIE IO ItSISTEI TUIN SVITON KET HIK I SITED STATES SKN XTOK I Vote for one) KOK ASSIS l\TK JI STILT si I'KKMK LOI KT BLACK So I i Vote for On.) 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