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Decatur Daily (Newspaper) - December 19, 1970, Decatur, AlabamaThe Decatur daily s sturday morning december t9,1970 the Decatur daily pm Mem fur monday the two Friday and Sotar Dav and Sanday Moraig m Drra kor Laterna by to Tennessee Valley printing co. Inc w. R. Shelton founder editor 1912 to 1124 entered a second dash matter be Narv x 111 Al to comodice at Decatur Laterna i under act of Marcta ii 1171 member of the associated Hies to aaa opted press is air Iowah entitled to ase for report ration of All near. It Sparto Credner to it or not of Vynise credited m this paper and also in latest news published herein All right of of special dispatches herein Ore reserved misstatement of fact a pet Rand a to doily is never intentional if Vou have Prev Ance of Thi sort we Are More than pad to my estate Folh and if found to v wifi founded redress will v prompt prominent and Dotty it Sodoy per year 1m i k cd Comer m Trode zone t sibs option ratejf1y mail an soles tos Lor Tardd Dotty it Sodoy per year is a beyond Trade zone a delivery by Carrier daily and Sanday per year Dotty and Sodoy per ago orb h is Dotty and Sodoy per Omok by Rural molar Raote c is an soles Toses Lod Oded guest editorial arrogance of monopoly a special group from the Tennessee Valley a in Washington this week to investigate the growth of monopoly control in the fuel Industry a received a profane and insulting answer to their requests from a spokesman for the Coal Industry monday. At an evening briefing or. Brice of Brien chief counsel for the National Coal association told the Tennessee Valley visitors they were a wasting your time trying to Roll Back recent Price rises for Coal bought by the Tennessee Valley authority. A if you want Coal you la pay for it a or. Of Brien said. A the Days of cheap Energy Are gone a they Are gone. A you can to get cheap fuel Oil any More. In the past Energy was the cheapest thing you could buy. Its not cheap any More. You re going to pay for it. Done to sue us. You re wasting your or. Of Brien sprinkled his comments liberally with profanity until he was asked by members of the group to desist. He dropped the profanity but continued to lash out at the Valley people in an emotional and loud voice. The group a called the emergency committee for the Valley a is in Washington to meet with Federal officials and seek ways to Cut the soaring Cost of Power. Because of recent Coal Price increases to a has been forced to raise its wholesale rates for electric Power by 31.8 percent. The average retail Price increase to Home Consumers has been 23 percent. The blame for the higher costs has been placed mainly on the concentration of Many Oil natural Gas and Coal reserves in the hands of a few Large companies. No doubt the people will pay for their Energy a and pay dearly for it a As Long As reserves Are in the hands of the monopoly but it is doubtful if they Are wasting their time in trying to break up the monopoly and obtain fuel and electric Power at reasonable rates. This is not the first time the Public interest has been belittled in profane terms by a representative of some monopoly group. Usually in the past however the arrogance that comes from entrenched economic Power has yielded to the pressure of Public opinion. No doubt the same will occur again. Spokesmen of the fuel monopoly May rant at the consumer for asking for a better Deal and attempt to dictate to the Public the terms under which it will be supplied with fuel. But in the end it May be the Public and the Consumers who will decide these matters. 60 us Hhd sir a a Hefti to Pinna a a a a River weather Decatur and Vicinity High temperature expected today 66 Low tonight 42 and temperatures for 24 preceding8 . Friday 10 . 34 hours cd drive today the Decatur Squadron of the civil air patrol will hold roadblocks in Decatur today and Sanday for proceeds to Purchase equipment. Here Cadet Ray Jones i Eft presents certificates to it. J. N. Hughes it. Bill Robinson and senior member _ Sam Burnett. The three completed a training program last week in Birmingham. Daily photo the High sunday is expected to be Midnight 33 55. 2 . 33 4 . 32 10 . 46 noon 57 2 . 62 forecast for Toda it increasing 4 . 32 4 . 62 cloudiness and mild with a 20 per 6 . 32 6pm. 51 cent Chance of rain today. .8 . 34 8 . 52 increasing to 30 per cent tonight i Sunrise tomorrow 6 41 . Partly Cloudy and cooler sunday. Sunset tomorrow 4 38 . Obituaries l mrs. Minnie adv Moulton funeral services for mrs Minnie r Eady. 81. Hillsboro a. Who died thursday in a Hartselle Hospital will be sunday at 2 . At new Antioch Church of Christ. Ray and Kyle Mcwhorter officiating with burial in Colbert memorial gardens in Colbert county. Elliott funeral Home directing. Survivors include four sons Jimes e. Eady. Memphis. Tenn. Willis Eady. Hillsboro 1. Herbert e Eady. Muscle Shoals. George l Eady. Lompoc. Calif three daughters. Mrs. Verda Moran. 4. Mrs Bertha thrasher. Hillsboro 1. And mrs. Olena Collins. Hartselle a two half Sisters mrs. Rebecca Hale Moulton. Mrs. Carrie Hale. Moulton 4 29 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren the body will be returned to the residence of Willis Eady until the funeral. Grandsons will serve As pallbearers mrs. Eady was a the new Antioch Christ. Paul Harper member of Church of Guntharp continued from Page 1 the Council meets in regular session monday morning and is expected to act on Guntharp a requested resignation. It has accepted Yates resignation. Restaurateur Lep Wenzler or. Entered the Field of candidates for Yates replacement hours before Guntharp resignation was Learned. Guntharp stunned councilmen around noon Friday with telegrams to their business offices notifying them without explanation of his desire to step Down from the mayoralty the Day after the first Council meeting of the new year. There was some speculation he might be considering a position with the Wallace administration next month. Guntharp quietly backed George Wallace against the Home town candidacy of Albert Brewer in the democratic primary last Spring. Before the telegrams were delivered to the councilmen. The mayor left town reportedly for a funeral in South Alabama. Mrs. Helen Collier Secretary to the mayor said she first Learned of the decision when she arrived at work Friday morning a and he told me to Send the a we All hate to see him resign a said mrs. Collier. A but i think its she said he did not indicate the reasons for the resignation. She joined the Council members who reacted to word of his impending departure with statements of regret. Guntharp told Thomas Friday morning of his planned move at dedication ceremonies for the t. C. Almon recreation Center and the Council president said he tried to dissuade him. A i done to want to be mayor but it looks like in a going to be a was Thomas reaction. Being in the top Council position Thomas is automatically the new mayor under state Law. Guntharp was elected commissioner in 1967, a year before voters tossed out that form of government in favor of the mayor Council system As he Defeated Roy Odom for mayor. He was Halfway through his first term in office Friday and vowed to seek another term in 1972. Each of the five Council members responded alike saying they had enjoyed working with him since the 1968 elections. Councilman Charles Martin initially took the Telegram As a Christmas greeting until he read it he said. The message stated he had been pleased serving with the Council and called upon it to select a mayor a who will work for All the people of Decatur Morgan county and the state. Guntharp s salary is $6,000 annually which would have doubled next november under state Law governing the minimum salaries paid officials according to population. As it now stands. Thomas will receive the salary through the expiration of the mayors term. A or under his guidance the City coroners continued from Page 1 a coroners jury consists of six qualified voters who have no family connections with the dead Man. Elliott will preside Over the session. After the session the Case will be turned Over to the Lawrence county grand jury for a final deposition Elliott said. The decomposed body of King was found by Harlan Nicholson of town Creek. King had been missing since june when he reportedly was last seen walking along a Road near his Home. Relatives said he had received his paycheck that Day. The body was found less than a mile from his Home. Roseneau t continued from Page 1 a a. A they were asked by the judge if they had been treated All right by sheriff Evans in the county jail and All four nodded in agreement that they had been Well treated a before the arraignment. Judge Rosenau set the Bonds of those charged with burglary at $5,000 each but since All four Are charged with robbery a an offence which can bring a sentence of 10 years imprisonment to death in the electric chair a they were remanded to the county jail. Other than the individual officers working on the Case the police departments of Athens and Ardmore and the Limestone sheriffs department were Active in the investigation. Sheriff Bob Oliver of Giles county Tenn., and one or More of his deputies also assisted. Curfews continued from Page 1 item in Poland was raised 17 per cent. Other Price increases included 25 per cent for cheese. 16 per cent for flour 11.7 for fish and 8 per cent for milk. The government estimated the various increases would raise an additional $208 million a year in Revenue. To try to Calm the polish people the country has been put under what almost amounts to a state of emergency. Premier Jozef Cygankiewicz has ordered Security forces to shoot destructive demonstrators. A report from Western sources that a bomb had exploded in the Back Yard of the soviet embassy was denied by embassy personnel. Reporters were barred from the grounds. Completed a $2.7 million City Hall and opened the first phase of Point Mallard Park. In addition two areas were annexed by vote of the residents and the supervision of garbage collection assumed by the City government. Maddox departs to show new York a gov. Lester Maddox of Georgia stalked off the stage Friday night during a taping of the Dick Cavett show after demanding that Cavett apologize for what the. Governor called a characterization of his supporters As a you apologize sir to the people of Georgia a Maddox said. Cavett admitted that he had inadvertently confused the words a a admirers with the word funeral services for Paul a. Harper 44, Greensboro n. A. Formerly in Honolulu. Hawaii. Saturday in Honolulu. Hawaii will be announced by Hanes Lineberry funeral Home in Greensboro. Survivors include the widow. M is. Jane Harper. Greensboro one daughter. Mrs. Hansley. Greensboro one sister mrs. James Hall sew Graham. N. A. And father. Blye Harper. Decatur. Malcolm Randolph Westland. Mich to tru neral services for Malcolm h Randolph 49. Wayne. Mich., and formerly of Decatur who died Friday at a Wayne Hospital will be at i . Tuesday a Usu a bigots a but finally said a if i called any of your admirers bigots who Are not bigots i Maddox Rose to leave. Cavett followed saying a please a a you be got one minute to apologize or else ill leave a Maddox responded. Cavett said a a in be apologized for characterizing your White supporters As with that Maddox walked out. It was about 10 minutes before the end of the show taped for funeral Home. Westland with burial in Glenwood cemetery. Uht directing. Survivors include the widow. Mrs. Nina Randolph Wayne four daughters. Mrs. Nina Burgan mrs. Jacqueline Moore. Miss Kathy Randolph and miss Deborah Randolph a son. Malcolm Randolph a grandchild a sister. Mrs. Joyce Pinkerton. Four Brothers. William Randolph Robert Randolph. Claude Randolph and Alton Randolph. Mrs. Ethel Reeves Moulton a funeral services for mrs. Ethel Terry Reeves. 82. Courtland 1. Who died thursday in Lawrence later viewing Friday night. The dispute erupted following a question put by another guest on the talk show Jim Brown the actor and former Star professional football runner third guest on stage was writer Truman capote. Brown a negro asked mad Dox whether the governor Hac run into a any trouble with the White bigots because of All the things you did for county Hospital will be today at 2 30 . At old Bethel Church Rev. Virgil Parker officiating with burial in the adjacent cemetery. Elliott funeral Home directing. Survivors include three daughters Elzora Reeves Courtland mrs. Maud Murry Hillsboro 1, and Christine Corder. Memphis Tenn. Six sons Claude Reeves Dayton ten. Leamon Reeves and Oscar Reeves both of Courtland Arthur Reeves Noah Reeves and Alfred Reeves All of Memphis 26 grandchildren 30 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Body will remain at residence nephews will serve at pallbearer footballer overcomes Handicap by Tony Estes staff writer Theo Willingham of Addison defies the adage a athletes Are born not made. A he through courage and determination Defeated that dreaded crippler of children polio and is now a member of Addison High schools 1970 class 2a state Champion football team. Theo son of or. And mrs. Carmon Willingham of Addison contacted Patio before his fourth birthday. According to his close Friend his Handicap soon became an asset. It made him work harder for the things he wanted. Theo decided to go out for the football team when he reached seventh Grade. Coach a. G. Hicks first impression of the dangling youngster was that he last a week Theo soon changed the coaches mind. By the time he had reached the eighth Grade Theo had earned a starting position at Center on the Junior High team and the respect of his teammates. He made the varsity As a ninth grader but did no to get to play very much according to Hicks. Willingham saw limited action As a tenth grader and during this past championship season for the bulldogs was backup Man at the Center Slot to All Stater Marcus Oliver. In three years As a varsity player his teams have posted 27-3 records so winning is a tradition to him and his team. Oliver graduated this season making Willingham a leading candidate for the starting Center position for 1971. A Theo has come a Long Way since he walked out on the football Field for the first time in the seventh Grade a said Hicks. A i did no to think he had much of a Chance at making our varsity. A but he worked and worked hard a Hicks continued. A and in the end he became a Good football Hicks credited part of theol a Success to assistant football coach Allen Stephenson. A fallen worked a lot with Theo but i feel like his self determination made him what he is Theo according to Hicks is limited in his lateral movement which Means he can to move to either Side As Well As he can Forward. Quot there a not Many people that will meet him Headon a said Hicks of the 155-Pound youngster. Hell take anyone straight Forward. He a a Good Man in the Middle of the line and he does no to mind putting the head gear in your in a lot of situations a person with a Handicap would be looked upon As such and treated in a suitable manner. But on the football Field theol a teammates treat him As just another member of the team. A some of our real Good football players like Randy Lee quarterback Stevie Hayes fullback Craig Bell guard Mcnamara continued from Page 1 York lawyer before joining the Pentagon in 1960. Devoted one third of his time to general dynamics and was a de Facto member of the company s Board of directors. A the record shows that he participated in the tfx award proceedings and that he advised Secretary Mcnamara to give the contract to general the report said. A belatedly he admitted these facts under Cross examination by the subcommittee after the staff had discovered the True 600 continued from Pagel the evacuated workers hired by firms under contract with the dec were All in the test Sites Northeast Corner. It was the 17th time the dec has announced radioactivity escaped the reservation since the underground testing began under the treaty. A total of 230 tests have been announced at the site�?30 of them this year. There were both above the below ground explosions at the testing ground from the time it opened in 1951 until the treaty signing. Holding continued from Page 1 corporation. The three men said formation of the holding company was contingent upon several matters including approval by the Federal Reserve Board and other regularly bodies. If the formation of the holding company is approved the stockholders of each Bank will be offered by a prospectus the right to Exchange their Stock for that of the holding company. Unless 80 per cent of the outstanding Stock of each Bank is exchanged the holding company will not be obligated to Complete the Exchange. The ratio of Exchange will be five shares of holding company Stock for each share of Stock of state National Bank of Alabama and one share of holding company Stock for each share of Stock of Central Bank and Trust co. The application discloses that if the holding company is approved the Banks will abandon their current merger Effort which is presently on Appeal in the Federal courts. Meger has been approved by shareholders of both Banks. And Terry Stallings halfback done to take Theo for granted a said Hicks. A they respect him when the varsity is Scrimm aging the second team. They done to try to run Over him just because he has a Handicap. They know it wont work. A Theo he continued a is a very conscientious Parson. He missed practice one Day and the next afternoon i had a consultation with him. I asked him Why he missed and he said his daddy wanted him to work. A i asked him what he thought i should do to him for missing and he said coach i think you should kick my behind. And he meant it a Hicks added. A if we had More people with the guts of Theo Willingham a Hicks said a we would put a few More of those state championship trophies in our showcase. Hunter s downtown in the window see the display n accessories a 7-pc. Ensembles draw curtain screen andirons and 4piece fir set set. 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