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t-' i i I THE TENNESSEAH, Wednesdoy, Aogurf 4, W6 1 1 BAKERY SPECIALS DEVILS FOOD Two 8-Ineh Lajers Cake sj69 Lt'CKY SEVEN' Coffee CakeKSS)1 FRENCH L. JJ-- lYSf i fZS Mnism CALIFORNIA jKCAMALOlJPES I JUMBO I SIZE A 1 EfSmli easy on. TUOfa WAISTLINE UU 7 George Washington Highest military rank House Panel lo Promote Washington WASHINGTON (LTD CHECK OUT OUR GOURMET BAKERY FRESH FRUITS VEGETABLES FROM GIANT F0! DELICATESSEN GARDEN FRESH GARDEN FRESD Bell Peppers or FROSTY MORN OR OSCAR YER MeatBologxa SDop 2 Sausages, 2 Biscuits, Eggs, Coffee l09 2 Rot Dogs, French Fries, Lemonade Hot Doc Plate WW Lb. ISfBc ULL1 YOU'LL LOVE IT! 84.0z Ikg. 29 7-Oz. Pouch an 8l mm CALFORNIA PLUMS. CRISP PACHAL Stalk HEALTH fiYTi BANQUET All Flavors Cream Pies. 14... 413 AIDS. SAR A LEE Cimmo Rolls. WHITE LILLY MUFFIN MIX. WAGNER Orange Grape TK 5i. (bS)c AUTOMATIC VANISH Solid Bowl jOfgn. Tar HUNGRY JACK Instant IST fW iw. Or LIBBY'S Sausage nELNZ Strained CREST Family Size Antiseptic MENNEN Baby Magic Aspirin 100-Ct, The House Armed Services Committee voted to promote George Washington to General of the Armies yesterday despite a grumble that this would be like "a drunken house painter trying to improve on the works of Michelan gelo." I he committee voted 15-6 in favor of promoting Washington to the highest military rank and sent the proposal to the full House for action. ALTHOUGH some lawmakers clearly regard this particular Bicentennial effort as frivolous, a spokesman said two or three committee members who missed the session asked later to have their votes added to the 15 in favor. Rep. Mario Biaggi, started the drive in a subcommittee last week, saying it was unseemly that the Father of His Country, a mere lieutenant general, is now outranked by hundreds of officers. The subcommittee unanimously approved Biaggi's motion to make Washington General of the Armies a rank so far held only by Gen. John Pershing, the World War I hero and Rep. F. Edward Hebert, shepherded the proposal through the full committee yesterday. HE SAID THE rank is Washington's by rights be cause Congress, in 199, approved such a promo tion, although President John Adams neglected to make the appointment. But Kep. Lucien Nedzi, scoffed at the proposal. 1 really feel it is highly presumptuous of Congress to believe and feel that Congress today can somehow add to the luster of George Washington," he said. Such a move, he said, would be "like a drunken house painter trying to improve on the works of Michelangelo, in my judg ment. HE DISMISSED the romotion as a "paper onor," establishing a "dangerous precedent in which boosters might start Tessuring Congress to onor other heroes. Joining Nedzi to vote against the proposal were Reps. Elwood Hillis, Marjorie Holt, Richard Ichord, George O'Brien, and Patricia Schroeder, D-Colo. Pentagon spokesmen have said General of the Armies outranks the five-star General of the Army and Fleet Admiral ranks accorded such World War II luminaries as Douglas MacArthur and William (Bull) Halsey. IN FACT, the rank is so rare that not even the military protocol experts are sure how many stars a General of the Armies is entitled to. One Pentagon expert, having researched his files, said Congress authorized Pershing to design his own uniform and his own insignia without limitation to the numbers of stars that normally distin. uish otficer grades ersnmg cnose to wear the uniform of a four-star gen. eral, he said. "But implicit in this," he said, "is that if a General of the Armies wants to wear six stars, he can. Or seven. Or 10. 1 guess." 1 CTTK Sar BEAUTY aULnc J) vty vtoj vl OP i a v. 1 1cl5 DAVin i Eiii fkvrt MBMBHE. i fl iff ii a- i I i i i a. 'COUPOIV' COUPON KRACKLIN UATIOX POST 10KRAIV IF1LAIKJES ALL FLAVORS I6AL GELATIW 25-LB. BAG VKGS. Ui 16-OZ. BOX Vith this coupon. Good only ot GIANT Expires Aug. 10, 1976. Limit one FOODS OF AMERICA. Coupon coupon per family. (125) No. 56 With this coupon. Good only ot GIANT FOODS OF AMERICA. Coupon expires Aug. 10, 1976. Limit one coupon per family. No. 57 With this coupon. Good only at GIANT FOODS OF AMERICA. Coupon expires Aug. 10, 1976. Limit one coupon per family. No. 58 EM I

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