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p:: jij K ft Celebrations To Blend Music, Talk By KIRK LOGGINS Patriotic speeches and politicking candidates will blend with country music, fireworks and barbecue today in July 4 celebrations across Tennessee. Nashville attorney Fred Thomp-, son, minority counsel for the Senate Watergate Committee, will open Kingston Springs' traditional observance of the nation's birthday with an address at 11 a.m., while Buford Pusser, famed former sheriff of McNairy County, will be made an honorary citizen of Huntingdon in a 1 p.m. ceremony there. A BYPASS road will be dedicated at midday to the memory of a Vietnam War victim at Byrdstown, and fireworks will light the sky tonight at Ft. Campbell. At Lynchburg, the town's annual "Frontier Days" celebration will enter its second day, and Smithville residents will complete preparations for their third annual country fiddlers' jamboree and mountain crafts fair, to be staged on the Public Square tomorrow night and Saturday. Eight candidates for governor are expected to attend the Kingston Springs festivities, which will be capped by square dancing in the streets of the Cheatham County town at 8 p.m.

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  1. The Tennessean,
  2. 04 Jul 1974, Thu,
  3. Page 24

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