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Delta Democrat-Times (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Greenville, MississippiA h Neasi citizens Council speakers tout american Way of life Barnett and Wallace at the banquet by Glenn Stephens Jackson George c. Wallace addressed a citizens Council rally in this deep South capital almost 10 years ago he talked about states rights the Federal bureaucracy and resistance to school integration. Citizens Council members still wore never buttons when they gathered to hear the Bantam Alabama governor Friday night but this time he said the nation s no. 1 problem is its defense posture. Wallace again talked about the erosion of states rights highly paid Federal bureaucrats and left Wing elements in the democratic party. But he scarcely mentioned one of his popular issues of a decade ago and one of the favorite targets of the segregationist White supremacist citizens councils of integration. Wallace told about 500 persons attending a banquet during the Council s 18th annual leadership conference that the issues discussed in the South 10 state agencies bickering revealed t by Andrew Reese or. Jackson legislative study committee was told this weekend that some Highway officials appear of the state classification system and commission members. The state classification commission headed by sen. Ray Chatham of a Hattiesburg accused state Highway department officials of refusing to cooperate with the commission in seeking to answer personnel problems affecting Mississippi Road programs. The statements were contained in a written report prepared for the joint legislative committee created last Spring to look into the operations and policies of the Highway department. Chatham appeared before the study group along with other commission a members and classification officials. Have attempted to Foster a cooperative attitude of working together solve personnel problems but they seem to prefer going their own Tjie commission said. Wish to cooperate with the department and believe that we can As we have within the past two and a half months act promptly and constructively on any Clear requests made by them. We cannot however operate on a cooperative basis unless we have someone working with Chatham said we seem to have a definite problem of communication with the Highway department and some other state agencies. We have tried to solve these he said the commission had asked the Highway department what it needs but they won t Tell you. If you can t communicate with them you can t help Chatham took Sharpe Issue with earlier charges that pay Scales and testing procedures of the commission had caused major problems in hiring and keeping qualified Highway personnel. He Sid salaries were generally equal higher than those in other states adding that a lot More Money was not the answer to the problem we is the time to increase your earnings with our higher rates 3 of our new certificates Are also 3year certificates minimum 2 year certificates minimum 1 year certificate on 90 Day accounts first savings loan association a Slock company 320 main 335-5877 Don t believe they re doing a real Good recruiting he said. Chatham said there were some problems in the testing program at first but adjustments had been made and this was t True anymore. He said the commission had made tremendous Progress in accomplishing its goals regardless of All the criticism we have in some cases the Hattiesburg lawmaker said the commission had received complaints about Highway employees not getting authorized pay raises. He said the employees were being told it was the fault of the commission when the commission had nothing to do with it. He stressed that department Heads have the authority to deny salary hikes to certain employees. He said the commission does not have this authority. Chatham disclosed the commission has suggested an accelerated pay scale for some professional employees but Highway officials rejected the idea because it might create morale years ago Are the ones being espoused by politicians across the nation in 1973. I found out at the National governors conference that the governors were talking about the loss of states rights to a nameless faceless bureaucracy in said Wallace strapped standing behind a lectern. I found the governors of Massachusetts Utah and California saying the same things that the governors of Mississippi and Alabama were saying years he said. They were the same things you wree saying a Long time ago but were interpreted by the news Media to be something he barely touched on the topic of integration mentioning busing in a list of issues that included tax Relief foreign Aid the welfare mess and Law and order. At a 1965 White monday rally in Jackson Wallace had promised to resist Whin the Law this Complete takeover of schools. Even though we have suffered some loss of Battles we have not lost the he told the Council members. Wallace said Friday night that he told the democratic party at its 1972 convention that it would be rejected at the polls for allowing the exotic left Wing to run the in 1976 one of the major parties will offer a platform that will measure up to the expectations of the average citizens of Ohio of Kentucky of Michigan of Alabama and of he said. But the governor said the outstanding Issue is that of National defense. That is the most important problem facing our he said. There can be no guarantees of peace unless we regain our superiority. I think we be lost our superiority and do not have even parity. I think we Are Wallace was introduced by former Mississippi gov. Ross Barnett who termed the Alabama governor a modern state rep. John Arthur eaves of Jackson rep. Horace Harned of Starkville and Wallace s brother Jack were in the crowd. Byron do la Beckwith the Man accused of assassinating civil rights Leader Medgar Evers in 1983, was among those attending the ?12.50-per-plate banquet. Beckwith s two trials in the Evers Case ended in mistrial. Calling for a rebirth of the democratic Barnett said there is not but one Man in America who should be the Leader and it is George Wallace of Alabama. The democratic party has Good Chance for rebirth under the leadership of George Barnett said. We need a modern Moses to Lead us out of the wilderness and Beorge Wallace is that modern the Council refused to allow local television stations to film the banquet and no Black reporters wre admitted. But a Black to newsman filmed Wallace when he arrived and As he left and Black and Whites mingled at u bar Down the Hall from the banquet room of a local Mote. State agriculture commissioner Jim Buck Ross called saturday for a return in America to the old fashioned idea of self Reliance and Independence and an end to government interference in private affairs. Ross told a Council luncheon the biggest problem facing every True Patriot and responsible citizen is How to pass on our marvelous american Way of life to the people who will come after us. 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