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Decatur Daily (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Decatur, AlabamaAnd state news sunday morning. August 20, 1967 a-2 new government eyes loan a a How to make Money on the Stock Market a will be the program at the regular meeting of Tutje Optimist club of Decatur monday at #7 in at the Crescent Motel. Amp Lloyd Dinsmore j. W. Carter and i. S. A Dell Decatur businessmen have been framed As members of the membership a committee of the Alabama lenders Asso a state wide Trade association of Star i loan companies. They were named a to the posts by Ala president Paul Ford a or. Of Birmingham t % Millard j. Jackson and w. K. Jackson a Deq pour District agents for Liberty National us a insurance co., have graduated from two year on the Job training course Given the life underwriters training Council of Washington dec. Teen / u x 4 Robert a. Suggs and John d. Wyker and 5 son previewed 1968 Evinrude motors and a boats at the firms National dealer con Ference this week. I a Bobby r. Smith District sales manager a and Bobby e. Murphy assistant District t sates manager of the Security insurance companies offices Here Are attending a i seminar or experienced representatives t at the Home office in Winston Salem . I i. Re a a Morgan county Board of registrars t will be in regular session at the courthouse monday. Athens shooting probed Athens the Athens police depart ment is investigating a shooting which i occurred at 1 45 am. Saturday at the a Home of Clyde Newby 407 n. Clinton ave. Put a tee chief a. B. Lightfoot said. Lightfoot said Lawrence Curry 19, air pct rd., sustained a flesh wound in the stomach from a 32 Caliper pistol. He was j treated at at Hensly Pestone Hospital and ? dismissed. A Light flooding in Athens 3 Athens Athens police chief a. B. 3 Lightfoot said no excessive damage was reported following flooding in the South a Jefferson area Friday night. Lightfoot said 3.54 inches of rain fell after 6 ., causing town Creek to Over a flow. The rain stopped shortly after mid a night he added. Some streets in the area were blocked off around 11 When the water began i to Rise. The police chief said a number of Yards were flooded. Scholarship award Athens a Donald Ray Payne a Sophomore majoring in physics at Athens College has been Awa Nied a $200 scholarship by the Alabama american legion. The scholarship will be renewable annually upon the basis of satisfactory academic performance. Payne son of mrs Hadassah Payne 806 Irvin st., and a 1�66 graduate of Athens High twice made the Deans list during his freshman year compiling an a a a average he is a member of rho Alpha of Onega fraternity and assistant business manager for the a a column Quot and a a athenian a student yearbook and newspaper. Leave for summer Camp Hartselle company a 1343d engr. In Cut a it sri is Enro Ute to it. Mcclellan for a two week Encampment August 20 through september 3. The advanced detachment left thursday with the rest of the company following today. The battalion comprised of units from Athens Moulton Scottsboro Hammonds me and a Rise lie is travelling to the Basa by motor Convoy of 21 jeeps and 103 trucks. V i Quot i workshop set a teachers workshop is set a teachers Institute at 10 am. At Pine school for All line according to amp. Teachers Are org for the apm mls rence has Money trouble before the fall a ten year old Carlton Stevens of Decatur took advantage of the heavy local Rains and decided to relax on an empty trash Barrell at the Somerville re. Park saturday. Moments after this picture was taken Young or. Stevens lost his balance and toppled Over the Barrell in to the knee deep water. Photo by Jimmy Tuten special daily editor s note new concepts in educational facilities Are constantly being designed and put into experimental use. One of the most Radical examples is the new Butler High school in Huntsville. Decatur daily staff writer Cora Blair toured the new school saturday and her report follows by Cora Blair daily staff writer Huntsville the Day of the one room schoolhouse Long ago entered the history books but now it seeing the buildings still called Modem Are fading becoming obsolete too. Now its the Day of the Ultra Modem and the Huntsville City school system is ready to meet the Challenge. The now Day in education comes in the shape of a windowless two Story Structure of six polygonal pods in pairs around a Central triangular Core something called the new Butler High school it May take a trip to the new school to believe it. And that a exactly what supt. Alton Crews is recommending. The new school will be open to the Public August 27 from 2 to 5 It. Gov. Albert Brewer of Decatur will be the speaker for the dedication program from 2 to 3 From the outside the new school is different. All the Way through its different. It is anything but con-5 Veat ional. Or. Crews says its probably the most up to Date school in the South. Designed for a student Load of 2,400, the school will be for grades 9 through 12. It is situated on a 36 Aero site on Holmes ave. Total Cost is approximately $3.6 million which includes the Cost of an adjoining gymnasium still under construction. On the lower floor the a a pods or classroom groupings Are built around a Central commons area which serves a dual role As seating space for both the auditorium and cafeteria. On the upper floor the Central area is the Library hallways Are color coordinated in Green Gold and purple to give the student direction in the Maze of classrooms each of the six pods on each floor contains eight classrooms and each pod is paired providing the three general sections for each floor. Classrooms within the pods have folding partitions so that As Many As three rooms May be taught by one teacher if the need arises. They Are designed for team teach ing. Everything is flexible. The idea of rows of seats has vanished seats May be in a Circle or any other grouping. Specialized desks in math classes have logarithm tables and other functions on the surface. Labs Are equipped with the most Modem facilities available. Home economics rooms Are furnished like a House. Business education classrooms have both old and new equipment and students Are taught to use both kinds. The cafeteria makes use of the no Lino Quot scramble Quot system. Students just go get what they want. This Way 800 people can be served in about 20 minutes. All of this and much More is designed with the individual student in mind. But there Are other functions of the design. For example during the summer months exterior heat loads Are greatly reduced in the windowless building during the Winter heat is provided by those occupying the areas and the heat from lighting. Heat will be required on the first floor when outside temperature reaches 31 degrees and on the ground floor at 15 degrees. Architect for the project was Lloyd Kranert of Huntsville. Or. J. Homer Cairn is principal. Deca urites May reach the new butter High school by entering Huntsville on Alabama 20. Take a left turn on Jordan Lane which connects Alabama 20 with Highway 72. Take a right turn at the first traffic Light and the school is just Over the Hill on the right. Open House will be August 27 from 2 to 5 By Winford Turner daily state editor Moulton a Lawrence county a new form of government is having Finan Oral problems. The court of county commissioners which officially took office August 16, is faced with securing additional funds to continue operations through october. Probate judge Bill Lee said about $13.000 to $14,000 is needed and it appears school with a new twist that a loan will have to be secured. Lee said the commission will probably vote to borrow the Money at a meeting monday. Lee said an auditor s report showed that the county general fund contained $3,913, while anticipated Revenue for the next two months is $9,419.68. This would give the county approximately $14,000 to operate on in the next two months but expenses for this same period is expected to total $18,000. The commission secured a ruling from the attorney general and found that a loan can legally be made the Board of Revenue had borrowed $50,000 several years ago and $33,000 remains to be commission is expected to increase the loan again to $50,000. Meanwhile state rep. Robert Berryman the author of the Bill which abolished the Board of Revenue and created the jury commission is trying to get some $14,000 in traffic funds Back from the state. Lee said if this is received a we would be Able to pay Back the loan in a Short the court is also trying to decide whether to keep its office in the present courthouse Annex or move to the courthouse. The act which created the court said offices would relocated in the courthouse. However some question arose As to whether the Annex was considered As the courthouse. A ruling from the attorney general is being sought on this matter. Members of the abolished Board of Revenue Are serving on the court of commissioners. Clyde Cameron s $7,900 annually position As chairman of the Board of Revenue was completely done away with. Lee is serving As chairman of the court in a non paying capacity. Father of six is murdered Dothan. Ala. A the manager of a building Supply firm trained As an auxiliary policeman was shot and killed in a gun Battle Here Early saturday when he apparently surprised thieves trying to steal Copper wire from a City warehouse Yard. Police said Benjamin o. Sailors about 42 and the father of six children was found dead with five shots fired from his .38 Caliper pistol. Officers said sailors apparently heard a noise near the storage Yard and went to investigate. The Yard is just across the Street from the building Supply firm which Sailor had managed for about one year. Acting Dothan police chief Henry Hilson described sailors As a a Good policeman and he was probably killed because of it. If he Hadnot been trained to investigate he probably have even noticed the police said sailors apparently surprised the thieves As they attempted to Load about 1,500 pounds of Copper wire into a car. The wire was abandoned As they fled. It. James Deal said the wire is Worth about 40 cents per Pound and the total value of the amount involved would be about $600. Law enforcement officers pres self a search for sailors slayers but had few details to work with. There were apparently no witnesses to the gun Battle. Sailors body was discovered by a Man walking along the Railroad tracks beside the warehouse Yard. Commons area in uncommon building a architect Floyd Kranert shows news representatives where they Are in the new Butler High school in Huntsville. The shaded area of the diagram shows a pair of pods off from the Central a commons read where the people Are. The commons area on the ground floor serves As seating area for both the auditorium and cafeteria. Daily photo by Bob Bates Wallace tour planned seven killed on highways by the associated press a soaring death rate on Alabama a highways pushed the state s weekend toll of accidents to seven saturday state troopers said Elijah head Harrisjr a 10, of Pec tax City was kilted his Pearson 23, of Rockford 111. injured when the motored file missed a curve and plunged Down al embankment. He died after being rushed to the base for treatment. Paul Lee Upshaw 18, of Grove Toifl t when and plunged into Holly Pond Ala died in a three car collision in Cushnan county Friday night state troopers said Hooper sideswipe d one vehicle and rammed another Headon a Montgomery Man James Matthews 40, was killed an air Force offerer under Pilot training at Craig air base was killed in a to Accident near Selma. A said 2nd it. Allen h. An Altoona youth 19-year-old Travis Fred Cone was killed saturday when the car in which he Rode ran off . 231 North of Ash vice in St Clair county. Raymond w. Hooper 34, of ers of Beve Fote. 1 a a. A. Was. Henry Andalusia died Friday night when her car ran off . 29 Tybout m Miles North of Andalusia and plunged into a Ravine. Montgomery a an aide says former Alabama gov. George Wallace has not made any definite plans for a speaking tour through Western states this fall. Bill Jones who Heads Wallace Campaign Headquarters Here made the comment Friday in response to reports that Wallace would speak in Reno nev., oct. 26. Jones said there had been some discussion about an appearance in Reno that Day. But no decision has been made. Margie Byer. Secretary of the Independent american party in Nevada announced Wallace would speak at Reno in an Effort to place his name on the state s presidential ballot. Jones retorted bluntly. A Margie Dyer is not authorized Joe. Speak for the governor i Wallace a the Nevada announcement in Wallace visit to redo be part of # eur of ice Era states but jams said no firm Plena to Rudh a trip have or fun reports of the purported Wal lace visit brought Quick protests from negro leaders in Nevada. One said Wallace a visit a was a political Power seeker is going to create another Eddie Scott president of an a age chapter said a negroes have played an important role in preventing riots in Nevada and it we a be a sad and grave to Reward the negroes for their efforts this summer by bringing in segregationist George both the democratic and Republican state chairmen said they would not attend any Wallace speech the former governor has not made any announcement As yet that he is a presidential candidate. But he is considered almost. Certain to enter the race As a third party candidate. School priority is asked Montgomery a the Alabama legislature was urged saturday to give priority to the needs of elementary and secondary schools in distributing conditional appropriations for education. The Appeal came from mrs. Donald Pierce of Montgomery president of the league of women voters in Alabama mrs. Pierce raked that the legislators a work out an impartial and ten Poi Deal method for administering Revenue a under the conditional appropriation Bill before the Senate. She said a we Are convinced in spite of edited financial help for Alabama a schools in recent years that due to rising costs and increased present absolute appropriations a will still prove to be inadequate for operating our Public mrs. Pierce said her group favors meeting the needs erf Public schools before planning Junior and senior colleges

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