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Delta Democrat-Times (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Greenville, MississippiParks director at student Garden staff Holaby Ston Burkt Manning St Clair. Of or. And mrs. E. Is Cir Barbara Matthews daughter of mrs Rara a Dorothy May Matthew 439 n. Hyman Arkansas gets Oma Helena Ark education was never easy for Ruth. Shipley 67. Back on the farm in North Central 49. Years ago she missed a lot of Winter classes because her clothes weren t heavy enough to protect her from the cold for the Long walks. Friday the smiling great grandmother wearing a Black Robe clutched her red leather bound High school diploma. It s something i always wanted to do but i. Never thought i d have the Opportunity to get said mrs. Shipley who has five children n grand children and two great grandchildren. School officials and students mobbed her after the ceremony hugging her. Mrs. Shipley completed ,.the requirements for her certificate of High school equivalency by attending the Elaine Branch of the county s adult High school education program. Began work on her degree in 1973, As soon As it the i a i n e b Ranc h was opened mrs. Shipley went to school on a Par time basis having to drop out for about a month when her husband . Shipley had to undergo major surgery last fall. I m glad to see her do it. She s worked faithfully on said her husband. Enjoyed doing it because i Felt like i was accomplishing something mrs. Shipley said. It s Nice when your grades Are High but that s not the important thing. It s what you get put of mrs. Shipley did t Complete the eighth Grade until she was id because the school had split terms and she had to miss some school to help her family. Equipment supplies furniture elec. Calculators models pocket size add. Machines and used typewriters new and used . Dick copy Mach mimeograph Mach. Duplicator Mach. New used office furniture Complete line of general office supplies Penn s office Supply Wito serving the Delta since 19101 234 Washington Avenue phone 332-2671 Jackson new executive director of the Mississippi Park commission thinks most criticism of the state Parks development program is unjustified despite red procedural problems which have slowed groundwork planning stages. Perhaps the Only Basic problem has been the Lack of information that has been Given to the Public about the scope of this said William m Barnett who took Over the Park Post left vacant earlier this month by the Surprise resignation of or. John m King. I think the program has gone a lot faster than the Public thinks it has Barnett told up in an exclusive interview. I Thill it has fio reasonably Well. A s a problem thai the Park commissioners were worried about thai we need politically speaking to have he Parks actually going because Here was a lot of Money Given by the legislature to build these Parks and they really want to get something out there to show the he continued. The 40-year-old former state agricultural and Industrial Board official said at this stage most of the development program has been the planning engineering the master plan on the Parks none of which shows up to the Public. There s been a lot of red Park commission chairman Bob Ashley of Hazelhurst said after announcing King s resignation that the c o m m i s s i o n h a d r u n i n i o dissatisfaction Over implementation of the new must million Dollar Park development program authorized by the 1972 legislature. There has been some dissatisfaction within the commission because we have not moved fast enough with the development of Parks and he said. We have ?5 million a year to spend and we Haven t done Ashley said the program provided for the issuance of a maximum million in Bonds Over a five year period with million ceiling on the amount of Bonds which could be issued during any one year. But he said the commission did not blame King for the slowness in spending the funds. Garnett said he thought Ashley was just reflecting the commission and Hie governor s feeling. They re just anxious to Sec the Park program being developed. I think they Felt perhaps the building program was t going As fast As it could be but had nothing to do at All with or. King s leaving. The Only slight dissatisfaction there might be within the Park commission that i can Garner is that there was t so much red we could get things going Barnett added. "1 think they la be More satisfied Over the next the new Park director pointed out that under he five year million Parks development program authorized by the 1972 legislature the commission could have let out million by the end of the current fiscal year ending june 30 for improvements at 25 state Parks and tourist Sites. Well actually go a couple or three months beyond that in getting the to said revealing that Only million to million has been up Cal so far. Bui Barnett also noted that the 1974 legislature had authorized an acceleration in the expenditure of Park development funds so that the program could be completed in four years rather than five. So we re Elliree to four months behind schedule As far As the Money is he said but As far As being Able to spend All the Money within that four year period of time wisely and correctly and doing the Best Job with it Well be ahead of schedule. Hopefully More than the million will be he said. The More we get into it the More need we can see for a greater program. You be got to remember that the state Park system was built Back in the Days of the depression. Since that time there s probably been less than million spent on capital improvements for. Parks until 1972.in effect we re starting from Barnett stated. He said much of the red tape involved in getting the development program off he. Ground included getting plans and specifications drawn up by competent architects and engineers getting those plans approved by the slate. Building commission which Only meets once a and the process of letting bids for contract Supply downtown shopping Park on Only double the usual Quantity Rynex charter club vellum 750 Princess sheets 100 Matching or 100 Monarch sheets 100 Matching envelopes enjoy the advantage of personalized Quality vellum paper at Plain paper prices. Smooth distinctive sheets in White or Blue with your name and address in Rich Blue dark Grey or Black Ink. 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