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Decatur Daily (Newspaper) - October 4, 1970, Decatur, AlabamaThi Decatur daily sunday morning october 4, 1970 Apple planners planning for the Decatur Junior service league s Apple Day oct. 16 Are Robert Bumpus coordinator of the Decatur Middle school program students Susan Garmon and Jim Birkhotz and mrs. Sage Copeland Junior service league corresponding Secretary pictured left to right. Susan and Jim were participants in last years gifted child Pilot program partially financed by the Junior service league. Daily photo by Ben Windham a get i ate a a buy apples for gifted youngsters. Apples Are usually Given to teachers but members of the Decatur Junior service league Are changing things about a bit for their upcoming Apple Day set for oct. 16 these apples will be for a Wildren. Die Junior service league notes to raise at least $1,500 by Selling apples for voluntary donation son Apple Day. Proceeds from the sales will go to finance the budding gifted child program in the Decatur Middle schools. Mrs Denton Cole publicity director for the Apple Day program said members of the league will thoroughly cover downtown Decatur and the local shopping centers. No direct solicitations will be made to companies or individuals but the league expects enough Public response to reach its $1,500 goal said mrs. Cole. Candy for mayor mayor Charles Guntharp left purchases a bag of halloween Candy from Jimmy Hargett member of the City of Opportunity civitan club. Proceeds from the Candy Sale will go to Aid the mentally retarded children of Morgan county. Daily photo by Lonnie Mcdaniel used Book Sale to Aid Library die friends of the Wheeler Basin regional Library will sponsor a used Book Sale beginning at 9 30 . Saturday at the Gateway shopping Center Charity fair. Proceeds from the Sale will be donated to the proposed new Library said publicity chairman mrs. Bertha Ember Lake persons who wish to donate books for the Sale May leave them at the Library on Church st. And at the youth Library Branch on 2nd ave. Both during the Day and after hours said mrs. Timberlake. Books May be dropped in the Book depositories in either location. In addition a Container for used Book donations will be located near Brunovs in the Decatur shopping Center at Dis Kay son 2nd ave. And in the John c. Calhoun Junior College Library. Mrs. Thomas Barker president of the friends of the Wheeler Basin regional Library said donations should be in by thursday so screening Anc pricing May be done by to saturday Sale. Books for All age groups Are needed for the Sale mrs. Barker said. In addition paperbacks and magazines pertaining to the arts and Scholastic material will be acceptable said mrs. Barker. A we Hope this used books Sale will give the Community an Opportunity to buy Good books at very reasonable rate while they Are contributing to the efforts of the Library to get a new building a mrs. Barker said. Cap fund for plane at$700 die Decatur Squadron has collected 10percent of its $7,000 goal to Purchase a plane for the civil air patrol commander Coy Harvel said saturday. He said about $700 in tax deductible contributions have been received since the patrols plane a used in emergencies a crashed last february. Since then emergency missions and a portion of its Cadet training program have been hampered because the Squadron is without a plane. Cap members pointed out that the Volunteer organization operates valuable Public service when time is critical and missions can Best be carried out using planes. The Decatur men mentioned recent incidents of a lost child being spotted in Woods a Fisherman rescued clinging to his overturned boat in the Tennessee River and blood was flown from Birmingham to save a life. A most people think of Cap As the Rescue unit which searches for missing aircraft and their pilots. This function is Only a part of the total they added Limestone stockpiles its coat Athens a die Limestone county Board of education has purchased 1,000 tons of Coal from Drummond Coal co. Of Jasper for $12 per ton and is stockpiling it at the school garage Here. Supt. C. S. Pettus said the Coal is being hauled from Jasper by Shaw and Zirbel at an additional charge of $3.09 a ton. The Board received the single Coal bid for county schools this year. He said the Coal company offered to deliver to the site for another $5 per ton but the other company bid the hauling Fob at a lower rate. Last year the Board bought Coal for $11.75 per ton delivered to the schools. A most of our schools Coal bins Are full now a said Pettus. A we believe the 1,000 tons we Are stockpiling will see us safely through the fall and Winter promoted Jack Riethmaier has been promoted to District forecast supervisor in Decatur by South Central Bell Telephone co. Reithmaier his wife Catherine ind their daughter Ann reside at 80913th ave. Be. A a a a school Grant funded a Grant of $25,722 for emergency school assistance has been made to the Decatur school system by the . Department of health education and welfare said or. Curtis Sellers City school superintendent. Sellers said an application was made for the funds last month in efforts to finance a free City summer school program. Sellers said the program which is expected to include some 500 students will be part of reorganization plans for the Middle school system. The summer school program will be a a dry run for the full scale Middle school program said Robert Bumpus Middle school coordinator. Team teaching will be in effect for the classes which have been scheduled from 8 to noon. Sellers said 22 teachers will participate in the summer program. Other prospective Middle school teachers will be observers of the new teaching programs. Specially a trained consultants will be called in from time to time to study the Workings of the system and recommend changes to be implemented in the fall 1971 Middle school program Sellers said. Teachers will also participate in afternoon workshops and planning sessions said Sellers a this is part of our progressive educations program in Decatur a Sellers said. A we Hope to see every child in the system meeting Success Sears retreads for q Low Price 0 guarantee your Choice All sizes Allstate passenger tire guarantee tread life guarantee guaranteed against All tire failures from Normal Road hat Urda or defects in material or workmanship. For How Long for the life of the original tread. 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