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   Pulaski Southwest Times (Newspaper) - March 21, 1971, Pulaski, Virginia                                A National Blue Ribbon Newspaper Cited For Editorial Integrity Community Service 29 MARCH TwentyFour Pages Ten Cents Twenty Cents Sunday You Leave Mine Alone One puppy gives the other a nasty look because they both have the same food while eating Perhaps the grass prepared by the same is greener in the other bowl but perhaps Minding Own Business Taken at his the nosey puppy i can companionship and brqthefly goes back to minding his own business Times photos by Lewis Shelton and lunch of dog Now thats what Green Thumb Makes County Cleaner By JERRY RATCLIFFE Green Thumb Is In What Is Green Thumb Green Thumb Is a work pro gram for older people sponsored by the National Farmers It operates under a grant by the Department a part of Its Mainstream pro Green Thumb operates In 14 Including Pul askl County Is one of the fortu nate counties to have a program such as Currently Pulaskl Green who have been working for the state and a year if they live on the are working for the Town of Pul Their average is a year per askl at the site of the new wood Reservoir Campgrounds Each GT worker works an aver and Picnic age of three days a week and Green Thumbers are clearing earns up to a They land to beautify the area and must pass physical Green Thumb workers usually work in crews of Pulaskl with one serving as ing Charlie Kesllng Is area allowing space for additional pic nic Green Thumb workers are old er people living in rural areas of the Their average age Is The oldest worker In the country in Green Thumb is Their Income must be under a year per couple If they live off the or They perform work which re sults In Improved or more tractive public facilities or Their efforts have suited In new new new hiking new and shrubs along highways and around public Green Thumb was founded by the United States Labor Depart ment and is handled on a con tract with the National Farmers It started August of 1967 In Virginia and In March of 1968 In Pulaskl from Virginia Beach to Lee County and as far north as Its purpose is to hire people past 65 with low Income to help Social Two things make Green Thumb necessary 1 older people need rewarding as well as the extra Income it 2 There are many Important jobs that need to be done In every community jobs of beauti and The most obvious fact about Green Thumb Is the quality and quantity of work that is Green Thumbers put thing extra Into their That something Is Workers who had come to Ueve that life was over for them join a Green Thumb crew and dis cover long forgotten or new tal ents In They work right at stated Elmer superintendent of public works in They dont they work hard and do their jobs efficiently and welL Local agencies report the GT projects are done skill and They re port that Green Thumbers are unusually pleasant to have Its easy to see Green Thumbers are people who have found a new meaning In Green Thumbers are people who often had given up Sponsoring the Pulaskl Green Thumbers Is the Virginia ment of Last the following work was accomplished along Inter state 81 10 miles of guard rails were 75 sections of aged guard rails were replaced and grass was cut on 25 miles In median strip and on highway right of All by Green thistle and other vege tation control was practiced on 25 miles of this A total of pine seedlings were planted and 20 miles of highway shrubbery were All by Green The oldsters also worked in the highway office and area Iwhere they painted the black smith the Interior of the office building and policed the grounds and painted The crew and painted 18 snow plows and 10 chemical They repaired hand tools used by both the Green Thumb and by I state Green jers also cut out and made 1 stakes for snow Quite a bit of It sure is and each Green Thumber fekes pride In 1 helped make this county a prettier place to 1 7 Hurt Egyptian Leafl T In County Wrecks Meet In Cairo Green Thumb At Work Prime Minister Resigns In Northern Ireland By JUDY KING And JERRY RATCLIFFE One woman was killed and seven Injured In three separate auto accidents in Pulaski A 69yearold Dublin died Saturday morning InRadford Community Hospital from mas sive head Injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident Friday State Trooper said the accident at on near took the life of Rosa Ball Powers of Rt Warden reported Powers was traveling west toward Dublin when her 1969 sedan went off the road on the left traveled down an embankment and over cans auto and the 1969 sedan Dowdy said the 1963 sedan Saturday to plan the driven by Walter Dennis Montgo driven by Collins was demolishing of all the nations resources mery of collided almost headon while traveling on the dirt Both cars were demolished in the Bobby Collins of Macgill Village sustained facial Injuries and a possible fracture his left eye in an accident around 9 Friday Collins was reportedly travel ing west on Route near Gus when he lost control of his The car is said to have run Into the median strip and over turned at least State Trooper Dowdy said the vehicle came to rest on its It isnt certain whether or not By United Press International Canal absolute authority to deal A committee of Egyptian with any Israeli the leaders responsible for war semiofficial Cairo newspaper Al preparations met In Cairo Ahram Tensionalong the canal Increased Friday when MENA reported that Egyptian antlair ed and his investigation into the against accident is Collins is hospitalized at Pul News Agency MENA quoted planes in the first shooting aski General The semiofficial Middle East craft guns drove off two Israeli a highranking official as saying A Thursday night accident sent jthe committee was organizing DONALD OHIGGINS Mi nister James ChichesterClark of Northern Ireland resigned Saturday night a last minute British effort to talk him out of w ChlchesterClark bowed to the demands of rightwlng stant members of his ruling Unionist party who had mored for his contending he was too soft on extremists Lord and the chief least for the of the imperial general Sir Geoffrey to Rightwlng members of the force the premiers ruling Unionist party At 30 miles southeast have clamored for his of demonstra contending he was too soft tors led by youthful member of on extremist elements and Bernadette Devlin demanding a hard especl dared ChichesterClark to give ally against the outlawed Irish in to rightwlng demands for Republican Arnty tougher measures against Cath Collins was thrown from the ve Powers died at Her auto was a total Six persons were rushed to Radford Community Hospital fol lowing a twocar crash on State 625 in Pulaski County Fri day Investigating State Trooper Warden identified the injured as a Radford man to the hospital with fractured lacerations to the right arm and possible In ternal Trooper Dowdy said Eugene Slusher was traveling toward Hlwassee when his vehicle out of control on the far side of the Lighthouse He reportedly struck a utility pole and the vehicle went into the Dowdy said the car was partly Charges resulting from the ac cident are pending and the in vestigation Is an economic policy to mass all including technical incidentalong that front since a ceasefire began An Israeli military man in Tel Aviv said Israeli and military the guns fired into Lebanon Satur battle of President Anwar Sadat has already given Egyptian military commanders along the Suez day In response to bazooka rounds that were fired at the Israeli settlement of Metulla from Lebanese of of a 1963 Downed Gunner Directs Fire Pulaski Pulse CALL BEFORE BURNING Pulaskl Fire Chief William Hall urges all citizens who are burning trash or gardens to contact the fire department prior to starting the This will allow the department to know in advance the exact location should5 the fire get out of It also will pre vent unnecessary calls made by the department because a neighbor or passerby has reported a fire which Is controll The number for the Pulaski Department Is MELODY MUSIC Club will meet at 3 today with Becky 1333 Grove Grade Duncan driver She sustained injuries and multiple lacerations to her KHE South Vietnam Army gunner chest and head whose helicopter was shot down In Laos was reported ttons left by the South Vietnamese A second UH1 helicopter swooped Into the base to pick up the but the pilot of PULASKI COUNTY NAACP will hold Its regular meeting at today at the Howard Com munity Members and friends are welcome to attend this very important ollc The crowds which had lined street corners and gathered in doorways in Roman Catholic and Protestant sections of they then they will and especially on know what trouble really mTasilresto crush the outlawed Miss Devlin told a Belfast aUke were sparse Irish Republican Army them try it They can frighten was The IRA seeks the forecful jail us and shoot But by no longer so much of tension as separation of Northern Ireland they cant stop us 1 from Britain and Its linkup with T Carrington and Sir Geoffrey chief of the catholics and Protestants has imperial general flew to brought the crisis to a Belfast after Heath appealed on The Catholic many of to ChlchestecWhom would like to see his Northern Ireland united with the Irish Republic to the of Continued strife between sought dur ing his 22 months in office to institute voting and housing reforms for Northern Irelands CaSc minority and to curb announcement extremist Catholic violence that often exploded into street fighting with Protestant Also Injured were Thomas Lerpy multiple lacer plus possible Injury to his skull and right arm Patricia Ann multiple facial lac erations and Wade Southern of 806 Kent a frac tured right A passenger in a 1969 the second car Lola Long Montgomery of sustained lacerations when to her face and and had down several teeth knocked Warden reported Dun Weather At 10 the gunner radioed that the South mese were trying to walk out of the The premier met with his cabinet Friday afternoon and evening in crisis the Irish Republic to the Tiinfitl v v feel the provinces laws deprive lUOoiiy p them of basic civil 1U Brtt Prim arJrteathtosSy The banned on both Cabinet members attempted to sides of the has helped Mostly sunny today with winds him to reconsider his fan the traditional discontent by High sources close to the Protestant majority and the Clark feut British troops stationed In the Cloudy tonight with a chance of Low near Monday some rain in the vUtt Saturday Heaths phone call later In the Northern Ireland to keep the possibly preceded by Wense evening the tHckat High In the ed by Communist troops Saturday and directing air and that aircraft was driven off by artillery strikes against enemy Communist forces only 10 yards from the jungle redoubt where he was The story of heroism was told by other helicopter crewmen who tried to rescue the TLT i stranded He was not I Ollin identified under rules promul gated by The drama began Friday Communist gunners shot a Army UH1 Huey A 17year old Pulaskl County helicopter as it tried to land on juvenile was charged with feloni a mission to pick up South Ous assault against his father Vietnamese paratroopers from after a shooting incident In the an area in Laos four miles west county on Dora Highway of Lao Three of the four Edward Smith was ad men aboard were mitted to Pulaski General Hos CWO 2nd Claw Craig pital and was later transferred of Long said to Roanoke Memorial Hospital the helicopter pilot was killed in the incident a burst of gunfire that brought smith was reported in critical the craft The copilot and one of the door pinners were The investigation is being con killed by Communist snipers as ducted by the Pulaskl Sheriffs they fled the wrecked Department with Deputies Harpy Bobby StanleyHoll The surviving day and John Blackburn obndujt dived Into posling the I OPEN HOUSE for the families of Detachment 1 of the ArmyGarrison reserve will be held beginning1 at 2 today at the reserve center located in the Army Ammunitions Building J PULASKI JUNIOR Womans Club will sponsor a bridge benefit March 22 at the Appalachian A desert will be served at with play to begin at An award will be given the high Reservations maybe made by calling Larry Harting or Thomas Burke no later than March There will be a limited number of thus reservations should be made DRAPER PTA will meet at Tuesday at Draper Elementary An art exhibit by students will be on display The program will be on drug THERE WILL BE a meeting of Truth RebeRah Lodge at Tuesday at the lodge DISTRICT MEETING OF IOOF Old Encamp ment Kerning Encampment and Campground En campment will be held at Monday at the lodge All encampment members are requested to be at this which will include the nomination for DDGP for   

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