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July 22, 1976

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THE TUSKEGEE NEWS, Thursday, July 22, 1976 PAGE 3 Two from here --'-- L named officers and Clara W. Early were installed as officers in the SIMPSON RESPONDS TO QUESTIONS: Tau Chapter of Columbus, Ga., of Theta Nu Sigma :J C g Who is LONNIE G. SIMPSON? He is Candidate for Sorority of the National ongressman Bill Nichols City Councilman, Place No. $. 1 Beauty Culturists League I ,'~ ~ The following are answers to questions posed at the Inc. The officers: Basileus, ~ Woman's Caucus, July 9, 1976 during my absence: ! Mary T. Miller; Ist Anti , Basileus, Hester Harring- ~ Q: What are your qualifications and your X ton; 2nd Anti Basileus, ~ background? I Doucilla Crawford; Gram- AI,AIU~,.MA S INFi.I~ENCF PRONO|:NCEI) ' tens, Velma R. Crayton; IN NAI'ION 'S CAPITAl. A: Since graduation in 1962 from Randolph County Epistoleus, Josephine Ford; ~ High. Schoo~ I have completed a number of post high I, Tamiouchos, Ann Sutton; , ~ school endeavors. I attended Southern Union State Jr. Tamias, LucindaGarlington;Celebrating Americas the Confederate Congress ~ College where I received my degree in Asaoelate Arts ~. ........... ~ Sinking fund, Leila B. 200th birthday has not only and later as a minister to ~. and ~ciences; I received my BS del~ree from Auburn Z : given us the opportunity to Spain. , ~ University in Vocational Educatmn. I have also }i 4 Jordan; Chaplain, Clara W. commemorate the Curry s service to ~ attended numerous Military Schools which include: J GETS DIPLOMA -- James" Early. l. Linton(right) receiving his Parliamentarian, Martian anniversary of the Alabama did not cease at ~Alabama Military Academy which qualified me for diploma from a Technicon Crowder; Reporter, Mar- independence of our the war's end but he became ~ commission in the Armed Forces. I attended ~. - ~ Career Course. I just returned from the Command and iq ~ ~ Institute instructor has just guerita Lyles; Business country but it has given us one of Alabama's leading ~" Quartermaster Basic Course and Quartermaster completed formal training on manager, Lurne Kindrieh;the chance to increase our educators. Out of respect to g General Staff College in Kansas City, Kansas where I II dm the Technicon SMA 6-60 Dean of Pledgees, Annie R. knowledge of our history,Curry's devotion to his ~ completed all academic and paper work and now ~.- multichannel biochemical Walton and Sadie Tonny. our Constitutional form of s ta t e, the Alabama ~ awaiting graduation. I have worked for the pest government and our cultural legislature voted to have his ~ several years at the Vocational Training School in L analyzer. This course offered Mrs. Nancy Pinkard, who heritage, statue placed in the U. S. ~ Montgomery for the advancement of educable X = - -= by the Technicon Institute is also a member of Tau Alabamians can take Capitol. Today thousands of ~ mentally retarded children. In spite of the minimum Z has trained Linton in the Chapter, attended the instal- pride in the factthat Americans see his statue on ~ started production. In only two years the students A FUNNy COMEDY FROM LEFT FIELD! complete operation of the lation services. The Septem- l~ funds, we have built our own green house and have SMA 6-60 including theory, ber meeting will be at the Alabama has been well the first floor of our Capitol ~" were able to sell enough plants to realize profit. represented at many in the area known as the ~oach i;waiting for his next beer.functional modes, mainte- home of Soror Amanda importantstages of our Hall of Columns. 1 pitcher is waiting for her first bra. -'-^e ana "~'ubleshootin~ Giles, 3115 Baldwin St g Q: Where was Lonnie Simpson in the early and mid ......... s. " nation's history. Materially speaking, :~ 60's when black people were struggling for voting team is waiting for a miracle. Linton is a chemical technol- Columbus, Ga. Sept. 27, 5:30 In the Senate, Benjamin Washington is filled with ~I" rights? // the possibilities, ogist at the Veterans Hospi- p.m. Fitzpatrick of Wetumpka momentoes of Alabama. tal in Tuskegee. served as President Pro throughout the City, in the~ ~ A: At that time I was employed in West Georgia. I~ Tempore during the years national monuments like :~ hired and trained the first two black people who MLTER just prior to the War the Jefferson Memorial and ~I" worked in that factory. I have always believed that ~" qualification for individual rights should not be ~TTHA~ Between the States but in various government determined by race, color or creed. when the southern states buildings like the Rayburn ~TUM seceded from the Union, House Office Building Fitzpatrick retired quietly Alabama white marble from ~ Q: Do you view improvement of education and 'NEAL to his plantation near Sylacauga is used. Everyday_~" responsibilityeducatin fOrof Cityretardedcouncil?childrenIf yes, pleaseaS a explaindirect ~ Wetumpka. as I step from the elevator ~ your ideas for funding, etc.: Clay County native, to the hall leading to your Hugo Black, was appointedCongressional office, I am ~ A: No, I do not believe that improvement of t to the Supreme Court by greeted with almost pure ~ education and education for mentally retarded ~ tllnr ~ ~i:~ " [~/ .~ President Franklin white stone from my home ~ children are a direct responsibility of City Council. l, ' ~ ~~ ~ ~ Roosevelt in 1937. One ofcounty and it is a refreshing ~ However, we do have state funds and resources ":~'...'~ ~ t ;~~ 1t/~ the most controversial rem,nder of home. , available through Central Alabama Rehabilitation ~ _~ ~,=,' ~--~ ~Jj~ ~ figures on the Court, Black )t Center to aid in program development for was respected by his O n e o f the most ~ handicapped as well as mentally retarded people. We ( ~ ' , : colleagues and reknowned ou "~ "v v ' have no authority; however. I feel we have a strong , ~~11~r . . t s t a n dm d~s la_s of~ responsibility to our citizens to monitor the system to ~T~E BAD NEWS ~ ~.'~kmms,mma . i~!'~ ;~ " A abama white marble is in ~ make certain we have the best education possible for " ::~:~:'~ ......... I of the First Amendment ofthe stairs of the U S ~ all children. ...., . ~ .~ ~ =~ ~:,:~2:: ~]~: the ConsUtuUon" " Capitol ieading from " the )$ / ~,~ ~- Justice Black played second level of the House of Q: How do you explain sending your children to the PG~a=~'~m ............. ~ . ep . 'ntat~vesto the ~'= ~q[~llll~ ~ instrumental roles in major R res~ ' ~ private school and are you on the private school decisions of this nation's visitors' gallery Each day, ~ council? STARTS FRIDAY GETS HONOR-Homer Patterson, forestry technicianhighest judicial body and the thousands of tourists to)6~ A: Private schools have been in existence since theii many court h~stormns our 1 into-----=-- with Tuskegee National Forest, recently received a " " Capita are informed by ~ birth of our country. I feel that all parents want the believe that his influence at the friendly tourguides thati ~~ Certificate of Merit. District Ranger James Hunt presented times outweighed even that the ste s are of "AI ~ best possible education for their children. In this Patterson the award which was based on outstanding Forest . p. abama g county we are fortunate to have two fine private of the Chief Justice. marble " Service accomplishments. The employee lives in Tuskegee. The Honorable J. L.M. Sons of Alabama and ~ schools. I condemn no one sending their children to any school of their choice. I would !~ke to see thehpublic Curry, a native of Talladega mineral wealth of our ~. school system meet the academ'-~ o~.ndards set ..y our County, was a respected and Congressional District and ~ private schools. honored leader among those,State h ave pal red an members of the House of important part in the] Elect Si pso ] Representatives who building of this great land m n favored secession. Curry left and for an Alabamian in the House on JanuaD 21, Washington, these small (Pd. Pol. Adv. by Friends of Lonnie Simpaon) 1861. with other southern reminder~ ease the pain of menlbers and rvturned to being away' from home just AAAAA~A~A~AAA~kAA&AA~AA~~ ' ~- at a ~.~ltnr or drlue.~ n~'or ~. Vote Aluminum recyclers in Tuskegee brought 318 pounds of aluminum to the Reynolds Aluminum mobile recycling unit during the first month of alternate week operations in Tus- kegee. They were paid $47.70 for the equivalent of some 7,000 aluminum cans. There are about 23 cans to the pound. The mobile unit manager pays 15 cents a pound for all-aluminum cans and other clean household aluminum such as pie plates; aluminum foil; frozen food trays; dip, pudding and meat contain- ers. Some other aluminum items, including siding, gutters, storm door and window frames, and lawn furniture tubing are also worth 15 cents a pound ff free of all foreign materials, cut to lenghts not over three feet and not mixed with aluminum cans. The unit will be at Russell Plaza Shopping Center on the corner of Elm and Masse)" from 9 a.m. to noon July 26. jii~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ : ) of, by and for the people Who: s the salvation and equal small businessman. In the practice of economy in working man and intends to clear voice in government. in mutual cooperation between the City Council and the County Commission. (5 Respects hard work, public iuc ment and individual opinion. (6) Will take the offense in the name of all the people. (7) Will fight for the people even if found standing alone in a crowd. In Order to Lead Man, One Must Serve Man (Pd. Pal. Adv. by Jack Smith's Campaign Fund) Alabama where he served in a litth,. Did you know that the City Council has the final say-so about the city budget and the spending of city money? Did you know that this City Council has approved the payment of ALL city bills for the last 3 years? Did you know that all members of the City Council voted to have the 2nd Anniversary program which emled up attracting millions of dollars to the city? Did you know that the James Brown activities were not paid for by the City of Tuskegee, but instead by a local and national committee? Did you know that twO years ago I recommended that all city employees and the City Council take a 3 per cent salary decrease and it was not accepted by the City Council or the employees? Did you know that I did not vote to raise the salary of the Mayor and Council of the upcoming administration? Did you know that Tuskegee's Industrial Park was built with federal money and not a penny of your local taxes? At least we now have an Industrial Park and some day, if we keep trying, we will have something in it. These are but a few facts that I thought you might ought to know. Did you know that I want to continue to serve as your MAYOR? Well I sincerely do and I ask for your pru--yers and your support on August l Oth. Thank you. )t (Pd. Pal. Adv. by Ford Reelection Comm. Mrs. Clara Grimmett Chairperson)