The Selma Times-Journal from Selma, Alabama (2024)

HA TEN THE SELMA TIMES- JOURNAL MONDAY, APRIL 17, 1967. -Day In Selma Arrives As Task Force At Work Today is "C-Day" in Selma and Dallas County. A local task force of some 300 men and women will be of a nationwide army of part than 2,000,000 volunteers more conducting the American Cancer Society's annual April Crusade. "C-Day stands for conquer cancer," said Leon Morgan, chairman of the Dallas County Cancer Crusade. The crusade emphasis this year is upon cancer's seven warning signals which will be on home medicine included, sticker ca distributed cab these crusaders.

Volunteers of the American Cancer Society will call on friends and 'neighbors with the double-barreled objective of savlives now as well as in the ing future. Morgan pointed out that "Gains in diagnosis and treatment have possible for over 1,400,000 Americans to be alive today, cured of cancer. Physicians could cure about half of all patients if people came cancer, examination in time. With present medical knowledge, uterine cancer could be practically eliminated. Many more people cured of cancer of the colon and rectum and other major cancer killers.

Noteworthy progress is being made in research supported by the government and the American Cancer Society." Election Is Feared Demonstration Sop TOKYO (AP) Supporters of the U.S.-Japan security treaty fear the election of leftist Ryokich Minobe as governor of kyo Saturday will result in a more lenient attitude toward demonstrations when the treaty, comes up for review in 1970. Leftists have threatened to repeat the demonstrations that accompanied the treaty's signing in 1960 and have called for repeal of demonstration control laws. Minobe, an independent who was supported by the Socialists and Communists, would not take a position on the control but said he would not be bound by the policies of his backers. Minobe, a 63-year-old econom1cs. professor, defeated Matsush*ta, the conservative candidate, by about 137,000 votes out of more than 4.8 million cast.

WOMEN OFTEN HAVE BLADDER IRRITATION Common Kidney or Bladder Irritations affect twice as many women as men, often causing tenseness and nervousness from frequent, burning, itching urination. Secondarily, you may lose sleep and have. Headaches, Backaches and feel older, tired, depressed. In such cases, CYSTEX usually brings relaxing comfort by curbing germs in acid urine, and easing pain. Get CYSTEX at druggists today.

RED CROSS CITATION--Mrs. W. H. Atkeison, center, receives a citation for her work with the Red Cross Blood Program in Marengo County. Making the presentation are William M.

Eagerton, left, county chairman, and Mitchell Kirkland, right, a national Red Cross representative. (Photo by Gilder) Red Cross Presents Appreciation Award DEMOPOLIS-Mrs. W. H. Atkeison, Blood Program Chairman for the Marengo County Chapter, has, been presented a certificate appreciation for her service to the American Red Cross Program.

Mrs. Atkeison received the award from Mitchell Kirkland, National representative of the American Red Cross. Mrs. Atkeison, also chairman of the sub-region three of the Birmingham Regional Blood Center, stated that the growing needs in this region for blood and blood derivatives by doctors, and the increasing requests of military and VA hospitals make the Red Cross Blood Program very important. She further stressed the need for increased cooperation for volunteer donors.

Communist Party Berlin Meet Opens BERLIN AP) The seventh East Communist party congress today in East German, Berlin with delegations from Red China, Albania and Cuba apparently missing. Those nations were not mentioned when Politbureau member Hermann Axen read a list of 63 delegations to the congress. The East Germans have been strong Soviet supporters in the Soviets' dispute with China and protested three times to Peking against Red Guard atorcity. Albania is Chnia's closest European ally. FIRE INVESTIGATED Firemen are still investigating a fire early Sunday morning which extensively damaged the Bamboo Club on Kingsbend The fire apparently started in Road.

the dance and dining room areas and spread through most of the building, according to firemen, Officials said the firemen had to break into the building to get to the fire. (Hinson Photo) LINDEN SPEAKER Robert W. Moore from Walker Junior College speaks to Linden High School students at the school's Career Night. Methodist Church Hikes Bend Trail Scouts of the Memorial Methodist Church hiked the Horseshoe Bend Trail near Alexander City the past weekend. The group was under the leadership of Scoutmaster Milon Day and George Sutherland.

Scouts who will qualify for the hiking emblem include Steve Holt, David Dickerson, Steve Carlisle, Tommy Wihte, Steve Leonard, Mike Hall, Mike Miakinkoff, Chris Branham, Bob Taylor, Frank Branham, Gary Roberts, Allen Blackmon, Bo Johnson, Jimmy Mitchell, Denny Holt, Andy Plummer, Richard McGuire, Buddy Hare, Randy Jellison and Elton Sutherland. Explorers Allen Eaves, Mike Saunders, Merlin Brown, Steve Saunders, Mark Howell, Mike Jellison and Wayne Day. The trail is approximately 17 miles over rugged terrain. were given careful instruction on how to pack their food and equipment before making the hike. Awards will be presented the group at its weekly meeting Thursday night.

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and Mrs. Thomas Quinney of the Providence Community, (Hinson Photo) NEWS CHIEF--Kathy Jowers is managing editor for the final edition of the Linden High School's newspaper, The Devil's Tales, for school year. EXTRA COST! sale, the special hood stripe shift for the 3-speed transmission available at no extra cost! Chewolet dealer now and savel CHEVROLET GM CAMARO CHOSEN 1967 INDIANAPOLIS 500 PACE CAR 1-7790 TED GENTRY CHEVROLET 121 Lauderdale Street Selma 874-6691 Prisoners Take Escape Route, Talk To Maddox By KATHRYN JOHNSON ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) Among the throngs of welldressed Georgians at Gov. LesMaddox's first open house Sunday were four shabbily dressed Negroes escaped prisoners with a story to tell the governor.

The four said they sawed through bars at a Wilkinson County public works camp at midnight Saturday and walked all night to complain personally to the governor about prison treatment. They told Maddox of threats on their lives, of being put in solitary confinement for complaining, and of going six to eight days with only one meal. Clad in faded sport shirts and ill-fitting overalls, with prison garb underneath, the Negroes waited in a line of more than 4,000 Georgians gathered to greet the governor at the mansion. The prisoners' first pleas were unheeded. Maddox, busily shaking hands and chatting with visitors, missed the rapidly mumbled plea of Mrs.

Albert Hill, mother of one of the prisoners. "They're prisoners, they walked all night," Mrs. Hill said. But the governor already had turned to greet other guests. Mrs.

Maddox, however, thought she had heard the word "prisoner" and asked a nearby state patrolman to check. He did and called the governor. After talking about 20 minutes with the men, Maddox said he has ordered the "most thorough investigation ever conducted by the Department of Corrections." "These men told me they had planned to escape because of cruel treatment, of going six to eight days with only one meal," the governor said at a news conference. "They had planned two weeks ago to escape. They wanted to surrender They sawed through bars and walked away.

I'm convinced there's. considerable truth to this. "These men said they had tried everything else. They had even been put in a hole for complaining. I'm glad they did come," Maddox said.

"We wanted to get better conditions," said Booker T. Gary, 20, of Macon, serving a six-year sentence for robbery. He said his life had been threatened by guards at the work camp. "If you don't work as good as they think you should, well, they do it," he said, of the threats. The other three prisoners are MacArthur Davis, 26, of Macon, a sentence for armed robbery; Douglas May, 24, of Twiggs County, burglary; and Henry Lewis Jackson, 22, of Macon, assault and battery.

OBITUARY JESSE LEMIOUL DAVIS Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Linden for for Jesse Lemioul Davis, 2193 Broad who died Sunday morning in a local hospitail The following Rev. a Ralph Brannon illness. will officiate with internment in Forrest Springs Cemetery in Marvin. Surviving are widow, Mrs.

Beatrice G. Davis; four daughters, Mrs. Charles Watford, Mrs. Sidney Stapleton, both of Selma; Mrs. Jerry DeRamus, Augusta, Mrs.

Phillips, Thomasville; one son, Jesse L. Davis Selma; one sister, Mrs. Maggie Ray, Linden; and six grandchildren. REED NORRIS Mrs. Ann Norris Green was called to Richmond, Sunday by the death of her father, Reed Norris.

Mr. Norris died at his home early Sunday morning following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held in Richmond at 10:30 Tuesday morning, family members here have learned, Mrs. Green was accompanied to Kentucky by her three oldest children, Linda, and Norris Green, Surviving are the widow, two sons and two daughters. Mr.

and Mrs. Norris had visited in the Green home in Selma on several occasions. OLIVER MAY, SR. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m, Tuesday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Clanton for Oliver May Sr. of Maplesville, who died Saturday morning.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Maplesville. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Elizabeth May; five daughters, Mrs. Eva Spradley, Orlando, Mrs. Hazel Gartam, Tennessee; Mrs.

Lucille Roddey, Birmingham; Mrs. Edna Fenner, Mrs. Evelyn Church, both of Selma; five" sons, Theo May, Grant; Sgt. Oliver May Columbus, Sgt. Joseph L.

-May, New York; Alvin A. May, Bessemer; Fred May, Maplesville. Of White House residents, none entertained more varied guests than the Franklin D. Roosevelts. Eleanor Roosevelt reported the total for one year: 323 houseguests, 4,729 served meals, 14,058 offered light refreshments.

Cub Scouts Pack 40 Visits Moundville COMMENDED BY Charles Johnson (left) and Harry Muir (center) of 2022nd Communications Sq. at Craig AFB, receive the Air Force Commendation Medal from Lt. Col. Elmer H. Wolters, squadron commander.

Johnson earned his commendation for his humanitarian regard for his fellow man when he partially lifted a car to free an injured woman in an auto wreck in Autauga County, Ala. Sergeant Muir was commended for his meritorious service as watch supervisor during a 1966 tour at Tan Son Nhut AB, Vietnam. Both men were congratulated for reflecting MARKETS NEW YORK COTTON NEW YORK AP)-No. 1 cotton futures opened quiet Monday, with no actual trades registered: Prev. Close Open May 21.80B 21.80B Jul 21.90B 21.80B Oct 22.35B 22.35B Dec 22.30B 22.30B Mar 22.40B 22.40B May 22.10B 22.10B Jul 21.90B 21.80B Oct 21.00B-20.70B -Bid.

GEORGIA HOGS THOMASVILLE, Ga. (AP) -Hog receipts 4,000 at Albany, Columbus, Moultrie, Thomasville, Dothan, Jacksonville, Fla. Mostly steady instances 25 higher. With prices on a plant. delivered basis No.

1-3 barrows and gilts 190-240 lbs 16.00-16.75, 1-2 190-240 lbs 16.50-17.25, BIRMINGHAM EGGS BIRMINGHAM EGGS BIRMINGHAM (AP) Eggs: Prices declined 1 to 2 cents under a slow demand and fully ample supplies. Prices to retailers, per dozen, consumer grade, cases included, store' delivery, grade white: Large medium small cents. ALABAMA PRODUCE ALABAMA PRODUCE BIRMINGHAM AP)-Alabama produce. Supplies of greens were very light the farmers market in Birmingham Monday morning. Demand WAS very good.

Prices firm to slightly higher. Turnips and turnipgreens brought mostly 1.75 per dozen bunches and collards sold for 1.50 and 1.75 per dozen. casional sales were made at higher prices. Light offerings of sweetpotatoes brought mostly around 3.00 to 3.50 per bushel for the fleldrun with the culls graded out. A few strawberries ranging from 6.00-8.00 per 16 quart crate.

Also on the market some Florida watermelons bringing 1.00-1.35 per melon on 22 to 28 pound sizes. GEORGIA POULTRY ATLANTA AP) Demand good live broilers and fryers today. Prices at farms 13. Trading fair, offerings adequate on hens. Prices at.

farms, heavy type 12, light type 5. BOSTON FOR BOSTON Boston, was so-named in 1630 after the Boston in Lincolnshire, England, the leading town from which the Puritans had come, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. The First Presbyterian Church Cub Scout Pack 40 enjoyed a visit to Mount State Park and Museum Saturday. The group was under the supervision of Cubmaster Billy Sommerville, Den Mothers Mrs. George Moore Mrs.

Carl Murray, Mrs. C. Harris, C. C. Gilbert, Mrs.

Camp, Curtis Patterson, Mrs. Dan Parish, Mrs. James Ellison, Rev. Richard Randall, Claude Camp and Curtis Patterson. Den chiefs Scouts Paul Hansell, George, Moore and Paul Sherer, Scouts Doug Moore, Tommy Sommerville, Don Moore, Bobby Boozer, Guy Albrook, Mike Nolen, Chris Murray, Steve Rose, Charles Pollack, Cleveland Gilbert, AnWaxkerkle, George Bal(lard, Ken Howorth, Bobby Howorth, Jerry Longerier, Randy Duke, David Robinson Troy Stokes, Rocky Fitts, Fred Knight, Claude Camp III, Steve Patterson, Steve Houston and Ken Culbertson.

Mike Hansell, Bruce Peak, Nathan Randall, David Ellison, Frank Yeargen, Brian Hughes, Ryan Lerch, Wendell Stanson, David Parish, Lowrey McLafferty, Charles Carlton, Scott Marshall, Jimmy Sherman and Hugh Castleberry. After visiting the museum the group enjoyed a picnic lunch and played on the mounds, Embassies Boycott Polish Memorial NEW CUB SCOUT LEADER -Mrs. Leah Shelburn is serving her first year as a Scout Den Mother. Mrs. Shelburn has four children Gaye Nell, Dale Anne, Kenneth and Douglas, who is Cub Scout in his mother's den.

The Shelburns reside at JAILED IN ROBBERY Phelon Harris, 1222 Union has his guitar and wrist watch back in possession and Henry Scott, 1539 Franklin is in jail on a charge of robbery, according to police. Police said Harris told them that Scott grabbed him in front of the New Yorker. Cafe and threw him down taking the watch and guitar Sunday morning. Police said they later recovered the stolen items and arrested Scott. More than 60 Scottish kings are buried on Iona, Scotland's isle.

Among them are Macbeth and Duncan. OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) U.S. Ambassador John A. Gronouski and British Ambassador. Thomas Brimelow boycotted the unveiling Sunday of ment, at the site of the Nazi Auschwitz Berkenau death camp where four million Jews and other Europeans were murdered.

The British and American embassies refused to explain the boycott. Some officials said privately Gronouski feared that the ceremony would take on an anti-American or West German tone. Polish Premier Josef Cyrankiewicz, once an Auschwitz inmate, spoke briefly of the Viet nam war at the ceremony but charged at length the West German government is trying to erase the results of World War II. MY GOD SHALL SUPPLY ALL YOUR NEED HAVE YOU ILL' HEALTH, ACHES, PAINS, FINANCIAL J08 TROUBLES? FAMILY OR LOVE PROBLEMS? HABITS MARD TO BREAK? ARE YOU TORTURED BY FEARS OR DEPRESSED? IN NEED OF SUCCESS? TENS OF THOUSANDS ARE RECEIVING HEALTH AND HAPPINESS NOW KNOW REAL JOY OF LIVING. WE WILL SEND YOU THIS GLORIOUS WAY TO OBTAIN YOUR NEEDS THRU FAITH.

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