Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on July 2, 1974 · Page 3
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 3

Panama City, Florida
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Tuesday, July 2, 1974
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Miss Florida Too Busy To Date ORLANDO, (UPl) - The new Miss Florida, a svelte blue-eyed brunette, says she hasn't had a date in more than two years. Delta Leah Burke, 17, Miss Orlando, 5-feet-5 and 112 pounds, has nothing against dating. She's Just been too busy. Delta Leah swept both the swlmsult and talent competitions and then went on to win the Miss Florida crown and a trip to Atlantic City, N.J., for the Miss American contest. Runnersup In the competition at the Orlando Municipal Auditorium Saturday night where, in order, Niltlte Haglund, Miss North Miami; Ginger Diane Burget, Miss Tampa; deborah Lynn Adair, Miss Winter Haven; and Lisa Jones Clarson, Miss Jacksonville. Miss Burke, who graduated from Orlando's Colonial High School this year and plans to study drama at the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts, said she hasn't had a date since Chinese Communists Observe Anniversary HONG KONG (UPI) - On a hot, muggy summer day 53 years ago a dozen Chinese and a Dutchman slipped stealthily Into an unused convent school In Shanghai's French Concession for a clandestine meeting. That day, July 1,1921, was an auspicious date In the history of modern China. While friends outside kept watch for police, Mao Tse-tung and the 11 other Chinese founded the Chinese Communist Party under the watchful guidance of Comintern agent Hendricus Sneevliet. Then, the dozen delegates, representing only a few hundred communists throughout China, convened the party's first National Congress. Before the congress was completed, police discovered the secret meeting place. Mao, who then was not the top party man, fled to a small town (Chla Hslng), 50 miles away In neighboring Cheklang province, along with liis comrades. They completed the congress In a small boat on South Lake. The history of how the Communist Party of China grew, won a civil war and eventually took control of all China Is well known. What was not so well known —at least until recent years — are the depth and details of some of the factional fighting and power struggles that have plagued the party throughout its history. As it turns 53, the party still is wracked with dissension. A new struggle Is under way, centering around criticism of two dead men. One Is the ancient sage Confucius, who lived 2,000 years ago and whose deeply rooted doctrine still constitutes the most serious threat to the perpetuation of communism and the thoughts of Mao Tsetung in China. The other is Lin Plao, former defense minister, vice premier and vice party chairman, who died In an abortive plot to oust Mao in 1971. At the party's 9th National Congress in April, 1969, Lin was designated specifically by the party constitution as "successor" to Mao. Being No. 2 to Mao had never been a safe position. And Lin paid the price. To tidy up the "Lin affair," the party convened Its 10th National Congress last August. The 1,249 delegates attending the session on behalf of the ^ million party members elected the largest central committee (319 members) In history. In turn, the committee elected a 25-member political bureau (polltburo) and from the politburo it chose five party vice chairmen. she was a high school sophmore because she has been too busy modeling and studying drama. , But when she resumes dating, she said, "I like to have doors opened for me. I don't know why so many girls want to do everything for themselves. I think women have It too good to change It." She said she hopes to see changes in the Miss AmeHca Immage of the 1970s. "For the past several years they've seemed to be looking for a more liberated type of woman. I don't like that. I hope the trend doesn't last. I'm proud and happy to be a woman." She thinks Miss America should be a "Typical sweet, southern, femlne girl." Not that she expects to win at Atlantic City. "A long time ago most Miss Americas were teen-agers, but it has changed so much. You don't go into a pageant expecting too much when you've just graduated from high school, she explained. But then, she didn't expect to win over the older girls in the Miss Florida Competition, either. NfiWS-HERALD, Panama City, riii .,Tui>sdAy, July 2, 1974 PageSA Mill Administrator Named Larry L. Brewton Jr. a Port St. Joe native, has been namied administrator of public relations for the Sprlnghill,La'., mill of International Paper Company's Southern Kraft Division, it was announced by Terry A. Pugh, mill manager. Brewton moves to his new position from IP's Moss Point, Miss., mill where he was serving In the same capacity. He succeeds Richard D. Wilcox who Is moving to Jackson, Miss., as administrator of BARBS public affairs — Mississippi for the coinpany. Brewton joined International Paper in 1972 at the company's Southern Kraft Division headquarters in Mobile, Ala., as an administrative assistant in the Public Relations office. Later that year, he was named administrator of public relations for the Moss Point Mill. By PHIL PASTORET Things being what they are, the way to grow old is gracefully. No, Gwendolyn, a bookie Isn't a hippie who likes to read. MISS FLORIDA - Delta Leah Burke, 17, was named Miss Florida Saturday in Orlando. She will _ . „ „^ . represent the state in the Miss America Pageant in th?sklB Sf afi ac'rob/tT''"'' Atlantic City. Brewton Is a graduate of Gulf Coast Junior College at Panama City, Fla., and received a B.S. degree In Journalism fro the University of Florida in 1971. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he holds memberships In the Pascagoula Kiwanis Club, the Mississippi Editors and Directors of Information Association, the International Association of Business Communicators, the Pascagoula-Moss Point Area Chamber of Commerce and is a former member of Sigma Delta Chi. He is married to the former Eleanor S. Tebbetts of Boston, Mass., and they have a son and daughter. LARRV L. BREWTON, JR. NOW OPEN "The Affair" 50% • 70% OFF Factory Outlat for Nomt Brand Lingario and Loungawaar Sporttwoor for Mittot, Juniori, (:hildran Switnwaar — Baggia*. _ 4M7 W. Thewwi Dr. ,X Veterans Post Filled Ed.Saddler was named recently by the Veterans' Administration to the newly formed post of veterans' district representative. 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