Uncle John Destin Paints by Instinct Aug 30 1976

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Uncle John Destin Paints by Instinct Aug 30 1976 - 'Uncle John' Destin Paints by Instinct (FKOM...
'Uncle John' Destin Paints by Instinct (FKOM PACE ONE) last May when he aceidenlly fell whenhebroughtoul ihe fact lhat L"116, " tt? ,?s memocrs oi me neslin family sllll are affiliated with the fishing industry. "Buck Deslin, owner of Itie uestin noat uo. and his son a around with a walking mechanism, which has slowed him down some, he says, but not enough to interfere with his painting. his deafness doesn't arrying on the work nf ihnir . .". nea'ness aoesn i forefathers " ho Miner mm much either. Uncle Deslin S3 W & .bl Boor chew didn't do much good anyhow," miuuui university, is now working with his father, doing jje said great, great grandfather. Cum Leonard Destin did in the n id , '"E, f , 1800s." Uncle John w Joh.n ?ld by. Today, the Destins are in their sixth generation. Uncle John is a third generation Destin, the only mate survivor of that era. Mrs. fclllen Destin Melvin, B3, a ' first cousin, is the last female 'survivor, according to Uncle ' John. ; Uncle John was one of eight "children of the George Destin family. "One child died in in - t fancy. They are all gone now, 'but me," he said. ' Leading a bachelor's life, Uncle John is often asked why he never got married. "1 can't answer that question," he replies as he quotes a dictum akin to bachelorhood. It goes like this: "He (a ; bachelor) would rather do without something he needed, .'rather than get something he ' didn't want." Uncle John lives in a cottage with his dog, Boozer. The col - . tage is in the Destin family ; compound near the water's edge overlooking East Pass and the ; new bridge spanning il. ; He has never been sick a day . in his life, nor hospitalized until With a lot of knowing and living right" behind him, Uncle ohn abides bv "A still loneue and quiet mouth gives wisdom." his golden rule. Bicentennial Scaling KATMANDU, Nepal UP1) bicentennial expedition to crossing a treacherous frozen first high - altitude camp on mountain, the Nepalcsc The 1,000 - foot Khumbu mass of ice, lies along the 29,028 - foot peak. Deep Ihe glacier's surface, and the area between Everest and Mt. crossing one of the major mountaineering. Kour American climbers tracing a route through the to a radio message from were not identified. The constant flow of ice Everest expeditions have progress for days. All team members were member suffering from a

Clipped from Playground Daily News30 Aug 1976, MonPage 3

Playground Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, Florida)30 Aug 1976, MonPage 3
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