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Cullman Times Democrat (Newspaper) - May 7, 1972, Cullman, Alabama Inion to of Shug got raw dealing f by Ron Tate times managing editor Good morning. Having been a sports writer for years i still keep a close Eye on the athletic world. Cleats spikes dribbles and touchdowns Are never erased. Only placed aside for periods of time. The most memorable Days of my life were spent covering sports. During that period i met and made scores of friends in the business across the country. And i Reserve a special place for them. Therefore it is easy to get my feathers ruffled when one of my old pals wins a hands Down raw Deal award. And this happened recently to one of them. The raw Deal i speak of is now owned by Janies Ralph Jordan better known As Shug head coach of Auburn s football tigers. Coach Jordan will be Fielding his 21st Tiger edition in september. He is the Dean of the Southeastern conferences head Grid coaches and instrumental in placing aus As a National household word. In Short Auburn University owes 75 per cent of its acclaim to coach Jordan. But does Auburn know this without a doubt Auburn a average athletic fan does not have to think twice when asked who made the tigers what they Are today. Although the names of Pat Sullivan Terry Beasley Tucker Frederickson and Jimmy sidle would not be far Down the list and not necessarily in that order. But Only a few Short weeks ago. Auburn University did Shug a discredit when the Powers there elected not to make him athletic director in addition to his football directorship. Instead a officials packed their gear went out on the Road and collared one of Shugu a former assistants Lee Haley As their new athletic director. Tet it be properly recorded Here and now that i hold great admiration for i be Haley. No doubt i tee will probably be a wonderful asset to the schools athletic program. But with a Guy like Jordan in saving Confederate Money gov. George Wallace of Alabama shows off some one Dollar Bills Given to him by an admirer in Charlotte . The Bills had Wallace a picture on them instead of the late George $1,134,000 is figure Cullman electric Coop awarded Federal Grant see Shug Page 4a Nelson takes 4th District Over Hundley de Nelson a fort Payne lawyer Defeated George Hundley of Attalla in last weeks Republican 4th District congressional race according to Complete but unofficial returns this weekend. Nelson polled 5,670 votes to 4,193 for Hundley figures revealed. Hundley had led Nelson in the Early stages of the unofficial tabulation and the outcome was in doubt until late reporting boxes were counted. Nelson will face incumbent Democrat Tom Bevill of Jasper in the nov. 5 general election for the right to represent the 4th District which includes Cullman Marion Lamar Winston Fayette Walker Blount St. Clair Etowah Cherokee Marshall and Dekalb by Charles Hollis times staff writer the Rural electrification administration in Washington . Saturday announced the approval of a $1,134,000 loan for the Cullman electric cooperative to finance extensive system improvements Sens. John Sparkman Jim Allen and rep. Tom Bevill said. The Money will be used to finance 68 Miles of distribution line to serve 1,125 Consumers in four counties Cullman Winston i Awrence and Morgan. According to the Alabama lawmakers the loan will also cover expenses for much needed construction equipment. A we badly needed this loan a Cullman Coop manager Claude Woode said. A a this would have to rank As one of the fastest Loans we be the Federal funded loan was applied for in february of this year. With a current membership totalling approximately 20,400 Consumers the Cullman Coop has been rated As one of the top growing utilities in the seven state to a Region. A with the Aid of this loan we will be Able financially to better serve our customers More efficiently a Wood said. A we Are proud of our record for service and Hope to continue in this line in the the loan brought about by under developed conditions in counties. How did you vote ? f Jujj last weeks democratic and Republican Jujj primaries Are now history. But there is still Jujj considerable interest in the voting because of Bijj May 30 runoffs. Jujj As a Public service to our readers the $ Jujj Cullman times is today featuring a beat by a Jujj beat Box by Box tabulation of How Cullman a Jujj count ians voted on the candidates and issues. Jujj Jujj to see How voters of your polling place reacted Jujj j j to the issues turn to pages 8a and 9a. Rural areas of Cullman and Winton counties will Over Sporkman wins without Runoff Birmingham up sen. John Sparkman had just enough votes to win tuesdays democratic . Senate primary without a Runoff a Complete unofficial tabulation of the vote showed this weekend. The count showed that Sparkman carrying 60 counties polled 331,888�?50.25 per cent of the 660,356 votes cast. He needed one vote More than 50 per cent to avoid a Runoff. State auditor Melba till Allen who has indicated she will request a statewide recount carried seven counties and had a total of 194,579 votes for 29.47 per cent. Totals for the other five candidates were Sam Chesnut or 4,525 state sen. Bob Edington 22,147 James Harper 7,532 Mobile City commissioner i Ambert Mims 87,486 and Charles Sullins 12,199. Wallace adds no to string Raleigh . Up a gov. George Wallace of Alabama Rode the school busing Issue to a larger than expected Victory in the North Carolina democratic presidential primary saturday night then said he might be a a Little More inclined to enter the California race on a write in basis. Wallace had More than 50 per cent of the vote in North Carolina with about half the ballots counted. Many of the precincts that had not reported were in Rural districts expected to vote heavily for the Alabama governor. See Wallace Page 4-a Shadow expenditures reaching into the thousands of dollars for a marginal difference paid to the Tva. A yes we be spent a lot of Money to reach areas that May have no More than four houses or trailers to be hooked up for electricity a assistant Coop manager Dwight Webb pointed out. A this loan came at a very opportune time. Our Consumers keep us in business a Webb added. Webb noted that another loan a $266,000 loan is in a the a a we re anticipating approval of a loan from the Coop finance cooperative Csc any Day now. Along with the extra Money we can Purchase More construction equipment and line materials a he said. Quang tri win was expensive for Cong army the world Washington. Wallace was the favorite saturday to capture his second presidential primary in less than week in North Carolina. Up Saigon up �?. Intelligence sources said saturday the communists suffered such severe losses at Quang tri they were being forced to Send in one or two divisions from North Vietnam to replace them and were calling Back reserves from Laos. There was no estimate of the actual number of dead but the sources Basing their information on monitored radio broadcasts and prisoner interrogations said two North vietnamese divisions of 10,000 men were so severely mauled they were being consolidated into one. The . And South vietnamese commands reported a series of major clashes Friday and saturday ranging from the outskirts of Hue to the Central Highlands in which 648 North vietnamese and Viet Cong were reported killed at a Cost of 40 Arvn dead and 143 wounded. One . Adviser was killed near Plesku. A about 100�?� South vietnamese were a killed or wounded in one of the actions. The . Command reported the loss of four More aircraft in South Vietnam including a c130 transport and a second ac119 spectre at embattled an in Etc 60 Miles North of Saigon with loss of nine men. But it reported see win Page 4-a v v #. Bulletin Saigon up communists shelled the . Air base at Danang Early sunday wounding two americans and three South vietnamese destroying one observation plane and blowing a Large Hole in one of the bases two runways. Historic spacecraft the Apollo 16 spacecraft is lowered at san Diego a North Island air station this weekend from the splashdown Carrier Ticonderoga prime recovery ship. The capsule will be probed by scientists for several weeks before being placed on Public display. Up _ Johnson to follow police probe 2 burglaries two Homes in the Carroll acres subdivision were burglarized Friday morning for goods amounting to some $2,200. According to Cullman police sgt. Wendell Roden the Homes of Paul Hodnett 1432 Tim Berlane drive be and Junior Graves 1438 Timberland dr., were broken into sometime Between 9 and 10 . Roden said a the burglars apparently gained entry through the Kitchen door of Hodnettt a residence and took a color to eight rifles and a mini Trail Bike with assisting officer pal. Joe Robertson said the approximate Cost of the articles was $1,600. From Graves Home the thieves took a Mercury boat motor valued at about $600. A we have no leads at present a stated Roden a but we Are working on this morning violations of Federal Price Laws reported Washington up the Price commission cited 376 of the nations largest companies saturday for failure to file required profit reports and said it would ask the Justice department to prosecute them if the information is not submitted within a week. The list of those violating the Price control regulations includes such corporate giants As . Dupont Nemours amp co., Wilmington Del. Monsanto co., St. Louis to. Olin corp., new York Revlon inc., new York and Reynolds metals co., Richmond a. See Laws Page 4-a a a a Cong accuses president of tying session Paris up North Vietnam and the Viet Cong accused president Nixon saturday of deliberately deadlocking secret peace negotiations while he increased american combat forces in South Vietnam. In statements issued by their delegations to the Paris peace talks the communists said a through the contacts we have had with the american Side we note that the Nixon administration refused to negotiate White House adviser Henry a. Kissinger met tuesday with a member of the North vietnamese politburo be due Tho but neither Washington nor Hanoi would disclose the what was discussed. See Cong Page 4-a a a a Camp publishes expense report by . Morris times staff writer Bobby Jack Camp Cullman county Board chairman candidate saturday released his Campaign expenses for the recent primary election. Will Camp will meet Robert Harbison in a democratic Runoff for the chairman a Post on May 30. According to a sworn statement filed in the probate judges office Camp received $450 in contributions and spent $1,728.90 for advertising. Camp listed his contributors As elmos Howlett $100 . Camp $200 and Billy Joe Camp $150. For advertising and other expenses Camp listed the following culijv1an times $889 Birmingham printing co., $190 Cullman Tribune $121 a fms radio $74 Wikul radio $156 modernistic printers $55 office equipment co., $14.18 Superior match co., $43.72 and democratic executive committee $186. See Camp Page 4-a his so a a i i i a beat a a a Lial Juul replacing Jim Browne Andalusia chamber exec is named to chamber Job Here a 29-year-old Andalusia chamber of Commerce executive has been appointed to a similar position on the Cullman county chamber Ray Buchmann local chamber president announced this weekend. Buchmann said Jim Cason who headed up the Andalusia chamber for a year will begin his new duties about May 15. Cason a graduate of Georgia Southern College in his Hometown of Statesboro ga., will replace Jim Brown who resigned last month to accept a similar Post with the Dothan chamber. Prior to working in South Alabama Cason was employed As City manager in Dawson a. Cason and is wife Judy have been married for eight years. Jim Cason the couple has three children All girls i Eslie 6 Connie 5 and Kimberly 2. In town Over the weekend in search of living quarters Cason said he is looking Forward to the Challenge the Cullman Post affords. A i came Here a couple of weeks ago to discuss the position with the chamber a executive Board a he said. A i was most impressed with your Fine City and i knew that i would be. A you see i talked with Jim Brown by Telephone before i came. I asked him about Cullman and he told me he recommended it 100 per Cason said both the City and county a were very Friendly and see Cason Page 4-a City arrests the Cullman police department reported 15 arrests saturday. They included two for driving while intoxicated six disorderly conduct and seven violations of the prohibition Law. Theft Cullman police reported the theft of a purse from Debbie Partain Hanceville 1, saturday. The purse contained Drivers License social Security cards approximately $9, and was taken from the owners car while it was parked at the City Board of education. Accidents four accidents were reported by Cullman police saturday. Friday a two car collision occurred on 3rd St. Be near the intersection of 1st. Ave. Be involving John w. Dillehay Cullman and Charles e. Edge Cullman. The Drivers and two passengers mrs. Flora e. Edge and Dirch l. Dillehay were taken to Cullman Hospital. Mrs. Edge was admitted while the others were treated and see news beat Page 4-a expansion is Nixon request Washington up president Nixon urged Congress saturday to authorize expansion of lunch and breakfast programs for poor children by $44.5 million and to approve a new formula to encourage school year participation by reluctant localities. Nixon a proposals to be submitted in detail to Congress on monday would allocate $50 million for free or Cut rate lunches this summer an increase of $25 million. It also would boost to $52.5 million the breakfast program in the 1972-73 school year. The proposed increase of $19.5 million would provide breakfasts for 3,000 additional needy children Nixon said. The increased financing see Nixon Page 4-a a a a wives of pos Are split on bomb policies wives of american prisoners of split sharply and emotionally saturday Over the administrations Vietnam policy pointedly underscoring their differences by speculating on How their men reacted to the recent bombing of Hanoi. A the would have stood up and cheered a declared mrs. James a Stockdale arousing cheers from families of other pos and men missing in action. A i Hope he a alive a murmured mrs. James l. Hughes winning the vocal agreement of others among an audience of about 300 relatives. Mrs. Stockdale of Coronado calif., and mrs. Hughes of Santa be n.m., expressed some of the deep Felt views a and frustrations a evident at a see wives Page 4-a� weather it should be partly Cloudy and warm in Cullman today with rain expected by evening and continuing through monday. Winds will be southeasterly 6 18 mph High today 83 Low tonight 58. High monday about 78 Chance of rain this afternoon is 30 per cent and 60 per cent tonight. The Cullman times a thought for the Doy and he said the things which Are impossible with men Are possible with god Luke 11 27. God changes hearts so that great riches become an instrument of Good instead of an incentive toward selfishness and evil. 70th year no. 91 Cullman Alabama sunday morning May 7, 1972 48 pages 25 cents per copy

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