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   Laurel Leader-Call (Newspaper) - March 7, 1970, Laurel, Mississippi                                JLAUREL 59th 57 TELEPHONE 4280551 MARCH 1970 PRICE 10 CENTS GARY JUNIOR at Col from is just one of the dynamic members of the Fellowship of Christian This organization is known for its willingness to lead church They have sent youth teams to approximately 15 since Smith has been a LeaderCall Staff Photo Smith Sets Fine Example REDS PROPOSE 5POINT PEACE PLAN FOR LAOS BY CYNTHIA JONES Staff Writer The National Fellowship of Christian Athletes FCA is as the name limited to active sports participants on the college but expands its organizational scope to include any person with an interest in this One of the active members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is Gary Smith of junior at Mississippi Joining the fellowship when a Smith has held the office of secre tary and presently serves as vice 1956 FOUNDING Founded is 1956 by Branch former com missioner of the FCA organized five years ago on the Mississippi College campus and has 25 active Most of the members participated in aports on the high school and junior college Some of the highlights of the year include summer conferences which are held in all parts of the The one attended by most persons from this area is at Black Interest in the FCA began for Smith when he was In tht eighth grade and had the opportunity to hear Johnny professional football speak at Mississippi State He also studied the or ganization of the fellowship for his final exam while a student at Watkins High His information came from Bill associate director of who gave him the incentive to look into the chapter upon entering Mississippi The FCA is more than a club which has regular The members send youth teams to churches where they lead the services and provide fellowships after One of the college youths gives the lermon for the and another leads the LAUREL CHURCH One of the churches they have appeared at is Laurels Second Baptist They are sche duled to lead a revival March 813 at Crystal Smith said anyone who wishes to secure the youth teams for services may do so by contacting him at Box The interdenominational organization has been very important in his spiritual life and has added to his understanding of His work with the FCA is now limited because he is serving as assistant to the minister of activities at Woodland Hills Baptist in addition to going to In summing up the essence of the Fellowship of Christian Smith said We always try to end up on a serious note to show young people it takes real men and women to stand up for Christ on the athletic field or wherever they may PRESS TIME FLASHES Bishop Issues Call UPI A state constitutional convention should be called to remove all remnants of racial discrimination from the 1890 the Most Joseph Brunini said Submits List STOCKHOLM UP A dish government spokesman an nounced today Hanoi has submitted to Premier Olot Palme a list of 14 pilots in captivity in North Down 3 Copters SAIGON UPD The com mand reported today the losses of three more helicopters to guerrilla ground bringing to 69 the num ber of copters shot down so far this year an average of one a Viewers Eye Sky Anxiously M I A H U A T L A Mexico moon blots out the sun in total eclipse causing the phenomenon of a midday darkness that begins ils journey across the Western Hemisphere in this Mexican Indian Conditions are best for observing it scientists because Miahuatlan lies feet above sea is surrounded by mountains jut ting up another feel and normally is blessed by cloudless But the Mexican weather service cast a small shadow over the prospects for observ ing the total eclipse unhindered with a forecast Friday night of partly cloudy skies developing during the day over Miahuat The eclipse begins its nine minute period of totality here at Scientists called it the eclipse of the Swath The nomilewide shadow of the first touching down in the Pacific at approaches from the Continued On Page Two Mother Admits Kidnap Staged disclosed today that a 19year old mother had admitted staging the kidnaping of her fourmonthsold The kidnap reported by Mary Kathryn McLeroy on 19 had sent a search party of 400 persons into the woods and fields near this military base The Shaun was found in a clump of Officers said McLeroy was tried in Ozark mayors court ona charge of disorderly conduct where she pleaded guilty and was fined and costs and given a sixmonths jail Suspend Sentence the jail sentence was suspended upon the stipula tion that the woman be placed in the care of a She was Large Voter Is Seen For Demand Withdrawal SANCTUARY OF ELLISVILLES FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH VIENTIANE UPD The Lao have proposed a fivepoint plan for peace in Laos calling tor the withdrawal of all personnel and a hall in the American It was broadcast today by the official North Vietnamese news whose account quoted Pahu the direc tor of the Palhet Lao informa tion as its End Involvement The similar to Commu peace proposals in Viet called for an end to the a coalition government including I he Palh et Lao and later No major fighting was reported from where North Vietnamese troops are believed to be gathering for a drive against the support bases at Long Cheng and Sam The Palhel Lao peace propo sal followed President Nixons report that planes arc bombing in support of Laotian Entire Church Plant Has Been Completely Now One Of Most Modern Americans To Dedicate Raidersffit At ElHsville Dedica tion services will be held at First Baptist Church March at the oclock worship Douglas execu tive secretary of the Mississippi Baptist will be the guesl This service marks the culmina tion of complete renovalion of the entire church accord ing to the pas the work having begun some 10 months A new heating and aircondition ing system has been installed the sanctuary has new red walltowall new and modern public address and the walls have been freshened in offwhile The Kindergarten The in the base ment of the is it has avacado green indooroutdoor carpeting a kitchen rest interest with complete services for 30 chil By United Press International Israel said today its comman dos raided an Arab guerrilla enclave a mile inside Lebanon during the night in a prelude of things to come if the Beirut government does not clamp down on the One guerrilla was two were captured and seven Iwo of them Lebanese army were destroyed in Ihe Ihe announcement All the raiders returned An Israeli army spokesman Continued On Page Two WEATHER Cloudy with rain and a thundershowers ending Temperatures recorded in Laurel for the 24hour period ending 7 were 69 40 at 7 48 no Wind at 10 was norlh casl al 3 m stationed in under to HIP Laotian government and 61 fi with the Details of Plan Point by Hie plan called for nations to respect the neu unity and territorial integrity of Laos as provided by the 1902 Geneva This section contained the withdrawal to refrain from joining any military alliance thai would Continued On Page Two Second Trip For Laurel Committee Bernard president of the Greater Laurel Trip Corn mil Salurdav announced a twoday trip is being planned for in idApril to review progress accomplished and techniques used in revitalizing tour Ala bama Scheduled for April 15 and the tour will include a look at modern shop ping re and increased reve nues and sales and land value result ing from improvements in The Greater Laurel Trip Com mittee was formed when almost 50 Laurel residents traveled to the Midwest last fall to see pro gress made by small and large cities in that Aprils trip will include visits to i Continued On Pace Two Spaceships To Visit Planets KEY UPD Nixon said today the United States would send unmanned spacccrafl to all the planets in the solar system during the decade of the spacemen will he sent to explore the planet These long ranged goals were outlined by the President in a special issued from his vacation headquarters here Our approach to space must continue to be he but it must also be He pointed out that the space budget he has proposed for next year is lower than the fiscal 1970 budget because of the fiscal constraints under which we presently operate and competing demands of other Probe Solar Systems During the next we will launch unmanned space craft to all the planets of our solar including an unmanned vehicle which will be sent lo the land of Mars and to investigate its Nixon i Continued On Page Two Turnout Election Two bond issue elections are expect ed to draw most of East Jasper Countys qualified voetrs to the polls The polls will open at 7 and close al 6 This vote will determine whether or not a new court house is built in Paulding for the First Judicial as well as whether or not an in dustrial park will be built in A simple threefifths majority is required on the courthouse is If it Pauldings 38 yearold existing courthouse will be Heidelberg voters will have to vote twice on the industrial park issue once for the county and once for the town as the Iwo political subdivisions will split the A yes vote for the park will see development of a ap proximately 30 acres in developed to attract industry in to This issue requires 30 per cent of the qualified voters to Sixty per cent of those voting Continued On Page Two HUDGINS Howard Laird is direc tor of the Burns assistant The three nurseries are carpet ed in ice and the begin ners department has also been with equipment in each making for comfort and pleasure of the children and Other than the dedication ser vice Sunday the reg ular Sunday schedule will be fol lowed the pastor preaching at Continued On Page Twoi TODAYS HUMOR Another matter that has us perplexed today is whether there is anything in the New Math being taught in the schools which will enable kids to learn the value of a BY UNANIMOUS VOTE Upper House OKs Tax Relief Measure By ANDREW REESE i Mississippi which has passed three major tax in creases in the past two may be getting ready to give some money back to the peo A measure to reduce income tax payments by boosting per sonal exemptions gained unani mous approval Friday in Ihe Senate after proponents said il would bring relief to thousands oi badly overburdened tax Both worked at t steady clip in an effort to clear as many bills as possible from the packed then agreed to come back today for rare Saturday I More than 100 pieces of legis lation were pending in each chamber and the slack was growing taller almost by the minute as committees pressed to meet Sundays deadline for reporting out Several law makers predicted theyd have to also work The culoff on committee ac tion was established several weeks ago as part of the drive to limit the 1970 session to 90 The target date for com pleting all legislative business is March Guides Measure Ellis Bodron of Vicks Senate finance guided ihe income tax measure to speedy passage and estimat ed it would mean a savings of about Si million annually to the The bill still laces House Bodron pointed out the legis lature approved major increases two in the sales and income taxes then voted a one cent hike in the gasoline lax during last summers special He said it saiisladion to this year lh of this money The measure would increase the personal exemption for a single person from lo and for a couple or Ihe if a LniiMlmld irom to The changes would On Page TWOJ him a lot of call up a bill it will give some back lo the pco SPRING flIR BRINGS OUT LAUREL FLOWERS springtime aclivitv mild went her brings out is Ihe Japanese mrignoha on the Jones ui trees in bloom all over the LeaderCall Staff Photo   

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