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

-THE SELMA TIMES JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1987 State Emelle radiation MONTGOMERY (AP) State health officials have no plans to dig up suspected radioactive metal dust at Chemical Waste Management's landfill in Emelle, and the company said Tuesday no radioactive material was accepted at the site. "We're talking about low, low stuff," said Aubrey Godwin, director of the Department of Public Health's radiological health branch. "You'd probably have to eat 50 pounds of dust to reach your maximum permissible level." Bank robbery GREENVILLE (AP) A gunman wearing a Halloween mask robbed a bank Tuesday morning, then fled on foot into nearby woods, eluding bloodhounds and officers in a manhunt. Greenville Police Chief Alonzo Ingram said two bank employees were handcuffed but there were no injuries and no shots fired as the gunman robbed the Gateway Plaza branch of the First National Bank of Greenville shortly before 8 a.m. Hospital troubles DOTHAN (AP) The two men who built National.

Healthcare of Dothan into a nationally recognized hospital chain have resigned from the struggling company. Stephen L. Phelps stepped down as chairman of the board of business Monday interests" "to and pursue William other H. Castle resigned as senior vice president, the company said in a news release Tuesday. Joseph D.

Bohr resigned from an executive position with the company and from the board of directors, and two other directors Anders K. Brag and Robert E. Johnstone quit. Statehouse shooting MONTGOMERY (AP) A man who slashed a state employee on the arm with a knife outside the Statehouse Tuesday was shot in the leg by a state trooper, authorities said. Trooper Capt.

Roy Smith, a spokesman for the Alabama Department of Public Safety, said the trooper, Lt. Tommy Coleman, shot the man in the parking lot beside the Statehouse about 3 p.m.. The shooting attracted dozens of law officers and lured a number of state workers from their Statehouse offices. Gov. Guy Hunt was in Washington attending an education meeting.

College indecision MONTGOMERY (AP) The chairman of a group of college presidents drafting a plan to govern higher education said Tuesday that the panel considered alternatives to strengthening the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, but would not recommend them. Livingston State University President Asa Green said a proposal to divide the state's 16 colleges between the University of Alabama trustees and Auburn University trustees was among the rejected options. State plunge Wall Street is a long way from Main Street in Alabama, but the record plunge on the New York Stock Exchange reverberated throughout the state. The Retirement Systems of Alabama, which manages about $8 billion worth of pension funds for state workers, teachers and city and county employees, has only 1 15 percent of its funds in stocks and did not feel the pinch of the drop as much as it otherwise might, said David Bronner, who manages the fund. Three burned WETUMPKA (AP) Three members of a road-striping crew were burned Tuesday when valves popped off overheated propane tanks.

They were taken to St. Margaret's Hospital. at Montgomery, where Virginia Shivers said that Earl Lowery was in fair condition after suffering first- and second-degree burns. She said that Kyle McGuire and Mann Moss were treated and released. Child abuse MONTGOMERY (AP) Actress Joan Crawford's daughter, who chronicled the abuse she suffered as a child in the best-selling book "Mommie Dearest," said Tuesday that children must be believed when they describe mistreatment at the hands of adults.

Christina Crawford said at a news conference following a speech to the Governor's Conference on Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect that laws and courtroom practices should be developed to give youngsters the benefit of the doubt. Obituaries Alice Norton Porter sisters, Barbara Grange of Lan- Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Goodman, Shell of Excel; 33 grandchildren, 27 caster, Ohio, and Ann Edwards of 81, of Excel died Friday in a Foley great-grandchildren, five greatMontgomery; five brothers, Buck nursing home. great-grandchildren. The Daily Record Emergency Runs None Jones, Mary Acoff, Leola Major Wilson, Brenda Crowell, Gardner, Reported by Haynes Am- Mary Box, Charles Coon.

Charles Tuesday Hospitals Maul, Debra Harrison, Tom Harris, bulance 7:17 a.m. Rangedale Annex, Tuesday Selma; Ned Hogue, Uniotown; Perry cardiac arrest 3:29 p.m. 6th Avenue, motor- ADMITTED: Vaughan Regional Johnson, Camden; James Ashley, cycle accident Darline Janie Rogers, Tyler; T. C. Blackman, Camden; McQuire, Waymon Neely, Nathanel Wallace, Mairuin; Mary Fire Calls Barbara Rushing, Fannie Litham, Clements, Greensboro.

Monica Williams, Debra Robison, DISMISSED: Sara Latham, Winnie Reported by Dallas County Rescue Fulton; Mrs. Timothy Hall, Gallion. Stone, Earnest Huey, Alfreda Hicks, DISMISSED: Debra Walker, Mrs. Erma Bayne, Selma; Mattie Squad Dixon, 2:45 p.m. brush fire in Sardis Thelma Whitehead and baby girl.

Tyler; Sherman Moore, Brown; Reported by Selma Fire Depart- Selma Medical Center Richard Woodruff, Uniontown; ment ADMITTED: David Drinkard, Roy Rosemary McMaster, Marion. Weather Windy, cool through Alabama Tuesday night. hours sunshine Wednesday and 11 Widely scattered showers en- hours Thursday. Lowest relative ding from the northwest Tuesday humidity 30 to 35 both days. Little or Wednesday, mostly sunny windy and cool.

High in the mid-60s. Wind night, followed by decreasing no dew Wednesday night. north 15 to 20 mph. Wednesday night, clear and cold. Low in the mid-30s.

cloudiness. By daybreak, NORTHWEST FLORIDA: Thursday, sunny and cool. High in the north with low 50s in the south. Mostly sunny windy and cooler temperatures will be around 40 in the mid-60s. Wednesday.

Clear and cold WednesSUMMARY: Wednesday will be mostly sunny. day night. Sunny on Thursday. Some good rains came to extreme 50-55 in the north to the 60s in the STATE READINGS: However, highs will range from only north Alabama Tuesday, but central south with north winds of 10 to High Low Prec. and south Alabama remained dry.

20 It will feel Huntsville along Showers were rather numerous mph. very chilly. Decatur 65 58 over the northern quarter of the state Muscle Shoals 70 59 Freezing temperatures are exTuesday morning. However, by pected over the north Wednesday with 30s even into south Anniston 73 mid-afternoon, they had greatly night Gadsden 71 59 diminished. Alabama.

Birmingham 59 A cold front moved into northwest Fair in 30s and lower Tuscaloosa 56 EXTENDED FORECAST: Alabama during the afternoon. The Friday. Lows Montgomery 84 54 front, plus the clouds and showers 40s. Highs in the 60s. Partly rain.

cloudy Dothan 84 57 .00 over the north caused about a 20- Mobile 79 59 .00 Saturday with a chance of Lows difference in temperature. in 40s. Highs in 60s and lower 70s. degree Highs Tuesday afternoon were in Mostly fair Sunday. Lows upper 30s the cluding mid-80s the in southeast Montgomery-Troy-Ozark Alabama in- 50s north to extreme upper north 40s south.

70s Highs coast. upper caught ya' area. However, it was in the mid-60s AGRICULTURAL FORECAST: at mid-afternoon around Muscle Thirty-six-hour rainfall generally Shoals and Huntsville. less than 1-4 inch. Moderate drying Reading those small ads again The front was to move southeast potential through Thursday.

Near 9 Alice "Boo" Norton Porter, 62, died Monday after a lengthy illness. Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in New Live Oak Cemetery. Dr. Michael Brooks will' officiate.

Lawrence Funeral Home will direct. Survivors include a daughter, Susan Porter Everidge of Leesville, her stepmother, Mrs. Johnnie Norton of Selma; three grandchildren, Thomas Blake Griffith, Shannon Elizabeth Everidge William Porter Everidge, all of Leesville; two Ernest Norton of Houston, Judge J.C. Norton of Marion Junction, Thomas B. Norton of High Point, N.C., William K.

Norton of Selma, and Johnny W. Norton of Anniston. Mrs. Porter was a native of Selma, the widow of Orville Porter, and a Civil Service employee at Craig Air Force Base. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Central Alabama Humane Society and took an active role in an earlier organization, the Dallas County Kennel Club.

Martha Goodman Services were Sunday at the Coleman Assembly of God Church at 2 with Rev. William Andrews ofp.m. ficiating. Burial was in the Coleman Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home directing. She is survived by two sons, James Gooman of Foley, and Charles Goodman of Excel; seven daughters, Ola Blackman, Etta Bradford, Willie Mae Smith, Lillie Hanks, all of Selma, Geneva Singleton, Lida Burell Moseley, both of Excel, and Louise Oneal of Loxley; one brother, Jimmy Watford of Excel; one sister, Addie The write Emma LaCour spends a good bit porch, where she fills the pages of her the swing as often as possible when the Police Report Gardens vandalized Fifteen azalea bushes and three fountain statues at Smitherman Historic Building were damaged by vandals, according to Tuesday's police report.

A pine tree at the historical site was also damaged. The azaleas were valued at $8 each, and the statues sustained $200 in damages. Glass windows on the Senior Citizen's Building were broken and intruders stole a $359 television set, the report said. A resident in the 1500 block of Keller Avenue reported her food stamps Markets Livestock MONTGOMERY (AP) Alabama cattle tions: Friday's receipts at 1 market too report prices or trends. Commodities CHICAGO (AP) Futures trading Chicago Board of Trade Tuesday: Open High Low Settle WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum; dollars per bushel Dec 2.97½ 3.00½ 2.90 2.96¾ Mar 3.07½ 3.11 3.01 3.07¼ May 3.02½ 3.09 2.99 3.05½ Jul 2.91 2.95½ 2.84 2.90½ Sep 2.95 2.95 2.89 2.93 Dec 3.04 3.04 2.97 3.02 sales 14,723.

open int 40,625, off 2,915. CORN 5,000 bu minimum; dollars per bushel Dec 1.85 1.85 1.79 1.84¼ Mar 1.90 1.92 1.86¼ 1.91½ May 1.97 1.98½ 1.93¼ 1.97½ Jul 2.00½ 2.02 1.97¼ 2.01 Sep 1.96 1.97 1.94¼ 1.95½ Dec 1.94½ 1.94½ 1.90½ 1.92 Mar 2.00 2.00 1.99 1.99 sales 53,144. open int 142,864, off 2,358. OATS 5,000 bu minimum; dollars per bushel Dec 1.83⅜ 1.85¼ 1.77 1.84¾ Mar 1.86½ 1.87 1.78 1.86½ May 1.82½ 1.83½ 1.77 1.81 Jul 1.68 1.68 1.65 1.69¼ Sep 1.68 sales 1,937. open int 7,268, off 120.

SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum; dollars per bushel Nov 5.29 5.37½ 5.20½ 5.35 Jan 5.40 5.47 5.29½ 5.43 Mar 5.48½ 5.54 5.36 5.51½ May 5.55 5.61 5.41½. 5.59 Jul 5.60½ 5.65 5.46 5.61 Aug 5.53 5.62 5.45 5.59 Sep 5.46 5.55 5.41 5.54 Nov 5.53 5.55 5.40 5.54½ sales 61,210. open int 117,112, up 1,562. SOYBEAN OIL 60,000 lbs; dollars per 100 lbs. Oct 17.55 17.70 16.90 17.17 Dec 17.80 17.99 17.10 17.40 Jan 18.00 18.18 17.43 17.59 Mar 18.25 18.45.

17.73 17.91 May 18.60 18.70 18.05 18.17 Jul 18.80 18.90 18.20 18.38 Aug 18.70 18.70 18.25 18.37 Sep 18.85 19.05 18.35 18.40 Oct 18.45 18.80 18.35 18.35 Dec 18.70 18.85 18.50 18.50 sales 34,861. open int 72,112, off 1,047. SOYBEAN MEAL 100 tons; dollars per ton Oct 177.50 184.20 177.00 183.80 Dec 171.00 178.20 170.00 177.20 Jan 168.50 174.00 167.50 173.50 Mar 167.50 172.00 166.00 171.50 May 166.50 170.00 165.00 169.70 Jul 166.00 168.50 164.50 168.00 Aug 166.00 167.00 164.00 167.00 Sep 165.00 166.00 163.00 164.00 Oct 163.00 Dec 163.00 163.00 163.00 164.00 sales 28,098. open int 68,546, up 215. weather of quality time swaying on her front journal.

Ms. LaCour says she heads to weather is right. stolen from her home. The following people were arrested: Michael Huffman, 1804 Old Orrville and charged with criminal mischief Daryle Clark, Rt. 5, Box 189, and charged with contempt of court.

Henry Fuller, 1908 St. Phillips and charged with contempt of court. Debra Davis, Craig Hill Trailer Park, and charged with disorderly conduct. Virginia Kaney, 107 Merrimac Heights Apartments, and charged with passing worthless checks. Johnny Lee Woods, Rt.

1, Box 614, and charged with second degree theft. One person was arrested and charged with DUI, and one person was charged with public intoxication. Securities of Interest Quotations shown are furnished by the Selma aucfew to Office of Sterne, Agee Leach, Inc. and reflect closing prices as of approximately 3 p.m. Central Time October 20, 1987.

Those securities which are listed on an exchange or in the National Market System are shown as a last sale. Other OTC quotations reflect bid prices in the inter-dealer markets. Prices do not reflect retail mark up, mark down or commission. on the Regional and Selected National Stocks Price Net Chg. Change Alabama Federal Ala.

Power $4.20 PFD 40 Allied Products AmSouth Bell South Big Brunos Central Bancshares Colonial Bancgroup A Delchamps Durr Fillauer Eastman Kodak Energen Corp. Exxon Alfa 12 First Ala. Bancshares Altus Corp. Coca-Cola General Motors Golden Enterprises Healthcare Services Healthsouth Rehab JC Penney 43 Hospital Corp. of Amer.

28 IBM International Paper Intergraph Kinder Care Mobile Gas Mobile National Corp. 10 Morrisons New Southland Nat' Life Norfolk Southern Parisian Proctor Gamble 75 Protective Corp. QMS, Inc. Raytheon Russell SCI Sandwich Systems Chef Schlumberger Sears 33 PepsiCo 31 Shoneys 20 Sonat Southern Company SouthTrust Sylvan Learning TMK United VF Corp 27 Utah Power and Light Wal-Mart Winn-Dixie New York Gold 464.30 New York Silver 7.43 Dow Jones Ind. 1840.68 NASDAQ 327.79 Selected Open-End Mutual Funds.

Qoutes 80 reflect NAV as of 3:00 p.m. central time Oct. 19, 1987. Fund Price American Cap Gov Sec 9.70 Van Kampen US Gov Sec 14:06 Inv. Port -Gov Plus 7.53 Colonial Gov Plus 10.42 Putnam High Inc Gov 9.94 Kemper U.S.

Gov 8.85 Kemper Inc Cap Pres 8.21 CONSISTENT, QUALITY, INVESTMENT SERVICES Sterne, Agee Leach, Inc. Members New York Stock Exchange Thomas R. Boyd G. Carlton Barker 808 Alabama Avenue Selma, Alabama 872-6241 LA-Z-BOY FALL SALE ALL IN STOCK LA-Z-DOY Recliners OFF Manufacturer's Financing Available Suggested 90 Days Mastercard-VISA Same as Cash Retail Price GRAY'S FURNITURE CO. FREE 514 BROAD ST 875-9616 VISA master charge DELIVERY THE IN.

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