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PAGE 2 Thursday, December 6, 1979 THE TUSKF~EE NEWS in (Continued from page 1) Assistant Dist. Atty. Mi- chael Bellamy told the jury in closing arguments. Bella- my argued that the trial was not a drug case but one for grand larceny. Brooks' attorneys, Eddie Raymon and Harry Raymon, tried to paint a picture of their client as a man being persecuted and being forced to defend himself because of the charges he made against !ill i) i!iiiii ii i!i i11[!7 i i ii i)i: i/!ii: !17 HONORED--Tuskegee Institute President L. H. Foster congratulates J. A. Parker, president of the Alabama Exchange Bank, as Tuskegee Institute's 1979 Corporate Executive honoree. Parker was recognized during the 35th Anniversary Dinner and Television Special al the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center. Parker was honored along_with executives selected by the four other Alabama UNCF schools. In receives F,,ur U. S. black health insiiluli,,ns, including Tus- kegee Insl time, will receive $5 milli.n in grants fr-m Ihe Agency f,,r Internati, nal Deveh,pmenl I. slarl (,r expand pr-grams t. help African s.lve public heahh pr,,blems in Africa. The insliluti.ns are H.w- ard Universil y, Washingl.n; Meharry Medical C-liege. Nashville; Tuskegee Insti- i uie; and Charles R. Drew p,,si grad ual e Medical Sch-.I, L.s Angeles. Each will receive $1.25 milli.n ,,ver lhe nexl five years. Tuskegee will c.ncem rate ,,n pr,,grams -f envir-nmen- ~al heahh, endemic disease c.mr-I and rural heahh care. II als,, will begin exc~lange training pr.gram f,,r U.S. and African si uden~ s. Ahh.ug!, 1he f,,ur U.S. black inslilutions will con- cemrate ~,n different aspects ,,f African health pr.blems, ihey will exchange informa- ~i-n and c.operal e wit h each , ~,i her. Christmas vows Mrs. Penson attends meeting to be Claudine P. Penson, docu- ~* ~" "~ ~*~"ments-reference librarian at The marriage of Verrester Pc.pies and Pfc. Elyon Zeigler will lake place Tuesday, Dec. 25 al 6 p.m. at he h.me of Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Peoples Sr. The Rev. R.berl Peoples will perf,,rm ~he ceremony. Verresler is 1he daughter ,f Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Pc.pies Sr.-f Quincy She is presenily employed for USDA's Agricuh ural Slabi- lizaii.n and Conservation Service ,ff Quincy. Ely-n is a former student and f.olball player of. Tuskegee Inslilule. He is presem ly serving in t he U.S. Army A recepli.n will be held immediately following ~he Tuskegee Institute, atten- ded the Agricultural Infor- mation Conference in Wash- ington. The conference was spon- sored by the Technical Information Systems Sci- ence and Education Admini- stration of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and was held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the National Association of SLate Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. This conference for libra- rians provided a forum for exploring the information needs of agriculturalists and ways in which cooperative systems integrate state and local information sources. The discussions centered around specialized agricul- tural information centers which are of special interest to data managers, informa- tion managers, librarians, library administrators, and public and technical informa- tion specialists. POSE FOR MEDICAL CENTER-Archinguq McGowan from Panama City, Fla~ and Ira Walker from Tallahassee, Fla. performed recently for the veteran patients and staff members of the VA Medical Center in Tuskegee. Both bodybuilders received citations of recognition and appreciation. McGown has been in bodybuilding training for four years. He has entered previous contests such as The Southern Adonis in Savannah, Ga.; Mr. Florida in Miami; Mr. Northwest. Florida in Panama City; and Mr. Gulf Coast in Panama City where he won fourth place. Walker started bodybuilding in 1972. He presently holds the title of Mr. Tallahassee. Other titles held include: Mr. Novice Gulf Coast, Mr. Hercules, honors in the Mr. Greater Tallahassee Competition and best back trophy in the Mr. Northwest Florida Contest. STARTS FRIDAY NIGHTLY 6:55-8:55 SAT.-SUN. 3:05-5:00 other police officers. "He had nobody to talk to here," Eddie Raymond said of Brooks. "We have not had law enforcement here. We've had serious problems with drugs here. He named names and when he pointed a finger, all hell broke loose." Brooks' lawyers noted that on two occasions the police department at- tempted to have Brooks fired, and both times he won out. Moore was a witness and denied the allegations Brooks had made. He claims he didn't know about Brooks giving the deposition to the state lawyers. He said he had heard talk that Brooks was involved in drug trafficking, but he denied all other drug-related charges raised in questions by Brooks' lawyers. Sears, who said he lives in Montgomery and is unem- ployed, was not asked about the drug charges when he testified. Sears' name was mentioned in connection menu BREAKFAST Man., Dec. 10: Juice, rice krispies, milk. Tues., Dec. 11: Stewed apples, scrambled eggs, : toast, milk. Wed., Dec. 12: ~/z banana, cornflakes, milk. Thurs., Dec. 13: Juice, cheese toast, hot chocolate. ~;!: Fri., Dec. 14: Juice., grits, .~: sausage pattie, milk. LUNCH Man., Dec. 17: Salisbury steak w/gravy, creamed potatoes, corn, rolls, peach- es, milk. Tues., Dec. 18: SausageI cheese pizza, cole slaw, pear! h#ves, milk. Wed., Dec. 19 (Christmas Dinner): Roast Turkey w/giblet gravy, sage corn- bread dressing, cranberry sauce, green beans, Parker House rolls, Santa's fruit cake, milk. Thurs., Dec. 20: Hot dogs, potato chips, carrot strip, mustard-ketchup, fresh fruit (apple, orange, raisins), milk. with the deposition by burglary. William Peterson, who was a The state was character witness for produce a witness Brooks. Testimony showedBellamy said, that Peterson and Jay testified 1hat he saw] Nichols of WBIL were put the shoes in his present when Brooks gaveheard Brooks say, his testimony to the some shoes." The assistant attorneys general, former campus Sears could not recall guard, was sub Brooks telling him aboutdid not appear Moore's alleged drug in-be found, Bellamy volvement. He did testify Brooks was that Mayor Johnny Ford Officer Sinclair's requested progress reports that he saw Brooks from the chief on the shoes. Brooks said investigation into Brooks' and Moore are possible criminal involve- and used to be ment in the shoe store security officers Fa~llion~ for Childr.. BOYS AND GIRLS INFANTS TO 14 Opelika, AI. Gift Certificates Free Gift Wrapping ADDITIONAL HOURS: Thurs. and Fri. till Oee. 13 open 10 - 9, after the 13th we will be open 10-9 every night til Christmas - for your shopping convenlence, FASH N rol DRESS SALE Misses and Juniors Fabulous Collection Casual Dresses Occasion Dresses we're saving_ _a p/ace_ New Selection Master Charge, Visa So. Main St (Continued from page l) industry in recem years. Mayberry p.inled ,ut thatAcc-rding I~, Sh.res .f i!le ile city's waler syslem Alabama Devel.pmenl Of- capacily is ~hree limes Ihe rice, five new industries p.pulali-n need, I!,e sewer Ave h,ca~ed in Mac.n (Continued frompage l) sysiem is four times the C,,uniy during ~he lasl eight --58.6 per cent of black resideniial need and"m, one years, ab.ul the slate (o,umy) o,mparies wit,, us average. HELP female headed households live in poverty, m surface transp.rtati-n.' Reed, meanw lile. pr.- The older women get, the Mayberry is chairman -f raised i~, "designate pe,,ple worse their economic status. ~e city and c.unly w~,, ca, n iravel ~,n sh.rl Of elderly persons below the Indusirial Deveh,pment m,iice" i,, represenl ~he cily B.ards While he supp.rted and c.umy's imerest in new poverty level, 70 per cent are women. While women ~le cAp:lasts -n planning t. indusiry. In additi-n ~, tend to outlive men by an aco,mm-da~e industry, arranging meetings wilh ROADSIDE LITrER average of 10 years, average Mayberry als.expressed G,,verm,r James, Reed said: ILLEGAL DUMPING income for a man over 65 is "c.ncern and disapp-int- "Mac.n C,,umy wants t. be UNAUTHORIZED TRASH AND GARBASH DISPOSAL $5,500; for a woman it is meni" i~al Ihe c.umy !,aspar, ,,f i:le ieam Iha~ ,~-~. slightly under $3,000. More not been. m.r.e successfulfrequently . [ravels ar-und . .~.~'~, ,. ~ dr- . --:;,-, ," lan It 'las inatlraclmgalKing Wll I pr-specllve. /... :-,,, ~- . ..~. - ." uften than not, divorce and indusiry, indusirialisls." .",-- . ......... "..:... ILLEGAL DUMPS ARE : He ~ ,, ~" ~ ~ ~" '" ~ *" ~":~'7 --'~; ---,~t widowhood bring sharply G,.,dwm s'lared Mayber- ad reference I I.~ ....... -, .~. ~.~'. ,. "~. ..... J reduced circumstances for ry's c ,ncern and eno,uraged James'frequem I rips -u~- I .o ~' ~., ~:: f~, ~:', ]~ [~;~::~' =~l A Health Hazard -- Eh'eeding Place for Mosquitoes and Vermin, and women, and particularly ........., ..... . ~ ..~ .... ~ ..~-~..--~ ..... ~.. .--x., ile ciiyand o,unly t,,side i'le s~ale In i le interest I~ :- " = ": ;: ' Contaminate Water Supplies. black women, evaluaie~,e h,ss ,,f s.me ,4 ndusirial devel,,pmen. "-" .... ~;.= Ugly Spoil the Natural Beauty of the County, Reduce Property Their self isScialinequitableSecurity syS-and ~ " ~ ....... ' .......... J~3 ~ '~ ,~ ~,~: ~:(.~..~,/~:.~ .~ ~ ~ ~ . ,:, ~ . Values and Create Eyesores. tem discriminates against worn- .~ I n. I ,~, I l[ "~j~:~>--. -',~, ; ! I-:~'~t'k'~!~'~.~_~."~~il en, especially divorcedI ~,~r~__ ~rlo ~il'~r'~yl ~le = ~ ......... ~ " " ' women, home-makers, and I~~~}.~ ,~ SUBSCRIBE TO THE COUNTYWIDE women in two-earner lama-I - .- J PICKUP SERVICE It is now recognized that, timates--samples ~:~!~,.~::. The Law pet)pie have a :~ f~:'%~ t right to decisions which affect their life 100% nylon saxony plush -- 5-year wear warranty -- !1 ~tNOI)[ ~AURENTqSPRESENIS I State of Alabanm quality.pitifully inYet'governmentWmen fareand llcolors (FHA)(Beat This Price) Itl WltiihM F"I[BKIN FILM " ----'yam installed tltlllPUER [ArK D[[ r~[~ ~[ E~ H[ AL: ~N GOO~Wl]ZJOB" WABSEN OATES II the political arena due to sex $795 8RIN! ~ stereotypes and diserimina- don. with '/,' pad. [lENA BOWLAN S eau " W LIAMFBIEBKtN ...... :WALON[IR[[ hlthough women consti- " ..................................................... Ill ." , NOEl[~fll~ ,qAtPHS[RP[ '..RICHARORODNEYBENNFTII., lute 51.3 per cent of the 100% nylon hi-low short shag. 8-colors (FHA) An ill ............. ,, -::.:,:.-,:.: :- .... j population, in government unbelievable price, l/ Ihey aren't the "better half', I~'-- ........ they're the "missing half." In $895 yard installed ____ _ HELDOVER ~ ~ey~o,~fewor ~ao 10 I/W~" ~ ~ ~o~ / per cent of all elective offices with '/~" pad. ll '~? ~0~ ~,~',. .... i NIGH. LY 7:15-9:00 | nationally. In Congress there are 518 men, only 17 Congoleum Vinyl $3.99 yard -- 8 colors to ehoose from. II , SAT.-SUN. 3:45-5:30 I women. No woman has ever Not. installed. ~. been a member of the Supreme Court., and women ~,rt~ [].kit $ttltZh( ~] ~f2r&-c. represent one per cent of federal judges. "All carpet and work guaranteed" A portraito/ 1. It is unlawful to dump, deposit, place, throw or leave refuse, paper, liter, rubbish, debris, filthy or odoriferous objects, substances or other trash upon a state or county highway, road or other public thoroughfare, and any persons convicted thereof is punishable by a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment for not less than five nor more than thirty days or bY both such fine and imprisonment. Of 130 people President Carter called to Camp David lasl summer to discuss the country's future, only seven were women. While opportunities for women are expanding, the successful few are not represent,alive. Tokenism is not enough. To release and tap the tremendous female resource potential is not just a human rights concern; it is a national imperative. ERA will help bridge the gap. kme an,/submission I10'$ Covering 9 miles East of Tuskegee on Hwy 80 Call 727-2490, days 727-5 15, nights We do our own installation. Free estimates. Samples shown in your home. Iz) disonh,r tl)e sen. es. .An 4I.~,t A~JI~ Rele~e 2. It is unlawful to place, put, throw, leave, or dump garbage, refuse, trash, bottles, broken glass, tin cans or other debris of any kind or character whatsoever upon lands or property owned by any persOn other than himself or his employer without having obtained writte permission from the owner or person in possession thereof; and any person convicted thereof shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than siX months or both in the discretion of the court. 3. Mail or other personal,items bearing the name or address of the recipient or former owner thereof found among refuse, garbage, waste paper, trash, litter or other debris unlawfully placed, thrown, left or dumped within Macon County shall constitute prima facie evidence that the person whose name or address appears on said mail or other personal item unlawfully placed, put, thrown, left, dumped or deposited said refuse, garbage, waste paper, trash, litter or other debris. For further information call or write MACON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, P. O. Box 27, Tuskegee, Alabama Phone: 727-1800