Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on July 3, 1974 · Page 10
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 10

Panama City, Florida
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Wednesday, July 3, 1974
Page 10
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NEWS HEHALD, PMiama CHy, Fla., Wednesday, July 3, mi ge 11^ News Of Area Person BICYCLE BUILT FOR THREE - Three members of the 2021st Com- mUnicatipns Squadron's Teletype Maintenance Section at Tyndall AFB claim to be the only section at Tyndall to accomplish their military traveling duties on trusty two-wheelers. SSgt. Justin Keith, Sgt. Ronald South and AlC John Hakala (from left) put up to ten miles a day on their bikes and only use four-wheel conveyance whenever repair parts and equipment are too large to be transported on their bicycles. Thus, they conserve fuel, money and stiay in good physical shape. Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind? CANON CITY, Coloi (UPI) - space," Wilson said. "We have The deadly little place where had no reason to keep It In the cyanide pellets used to drop working order or to even test Is boarded up and locked. But It It. Is not out of mind. "In the event they do reln- "I hope we never have to use state the death penalty, then It again as we did In the past," naturally we will have to said Alex Wilson, warden of the renovate it and make sure It Is Colorado State Penitentiary. in working condition." He referred to the heavy- The warden hopes that time metal gas chamber last used to will never come. Colorado execute a human In the United voters will decide in November States. It has been boarded up whether to approve a new death for almost two years, ever since penalty bill, which sponsors the U.S. Supreme Court Issued a believe meets the tests required decision which rendered the by the Supreme Court. Colorado death penalty The gas chamber was last useless. used June 2, 1967, when Luis "We boarded It up and started Jose Monge, 48, of Denver, was using the nearby area for office executed for bludgeoning to death his pregnant wife and killing three of their ten children. Monge was strapped to the metal chair In the gas chamber and he died blindfolded, dressed in a pair of shorts and canvas shoes and clutching a rosary. No one knew It at the time but Monge was to be the last person to be executed In the United States. Several states have adopted or are considering new death penalty laws but no one has been executed during the past seven years. RETIRED Lt, Col. Richard G. Mathews, whose wife Glenda Is the daughter of Mr,.and Mrs. L.E. Proctor of Panama City, was recently retired In ceremonies at Reese AFB, Lubbock, Tex. During his 20 years of active duty Lt. Mathews accrued more than 6,000 hours of Jet flying time. His last assignment was as Chief of Standardization and Evaluation for the 35th Flying Training Wing. Upon retirement Lt. Col. Mathews was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for sustained outstanding service throughout his Air Force Carreer. Lt. Col. and Mrs. Mathews plan to make their home In Panama City. REASSIGNED A U.S. Army Warrant Officer Kenneth W. Shealy, whose wife Anne resldfes In Panama City, has been reassigned from Fort Hood, Tex. to Camp Humphreys, Korea. Shealy Is the Automotive Maintenance Officer for A Company, 802nd Engineer Battalion. CRUISE Navy Electronics Technician 3. C, Stephen B. Sutherland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terence B. Sutherland of Route 4, Panama City, has left Charleston, S.C., aboard the destroyer escort USS Bowen for a six-month Mediterranean cruise. While deployed, he will participate In training exercises, and Is scheduled to visit several Mediterranean countries. REENLISTS Marine Sgt. Walter T. Webb, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Webb of 301 N. Bonlta Ave., Panama City, reenllsted In the Marine Corps for four years during ceremonies held at the Marine Corps Air Station at Cherry Point, N.C. COMPLETES ADMIN. SCHOOL Navy Airman Stuart P. Medley, son of Mr. Eldred V. Medley of Route 3, DeFunlak Springs, has completed the Aviation Admlnlstratlonman School at Meridian, Miss. He will, be assigned to administrative and clerical duties Involved In the operation of aircraft maintenance programs. GRADUATES Marine PFC Harry W. Ahner III of 308 Linda Ave., Panama City, graduated from recruit training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parrls Island, S.C. . COMPLETES BASIC Airman Charles V. Helton Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles V. Helton Sr. of Freeport, has completed Air Force basic training '^f I .arWlnnrt AFB. Tex. Diirlng his six weeks training, he studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special Instruction In human relations. The airman Is remaining at the Air Training Command base for specialized training in the security pdlice field. GRADUATES Navy Seaman Ret. Kit C. Mashburn, son of Mr. and Mrs. K.C. Mashburn of Port St, Joe, graduated from recruit training at the Naval Training Center in Orlando, He received nine weeks of Intensive instruction in seamanship, small arms training, fire fighting, close order drill, first aid and Naval history. He will now report to a formal school for specialty training or to a ship oi; shore station for on-the -JQD training. PROMOTED Navy Storekeeper 3. C. John A. Coxwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. John L Coxwell of."ill Angle St., Blountstown, was promoted to his present rank aboard the destroyer USS Johnston, homeported at Philadelphia. KIT MASHBURN RETIRED — Lt. Col. Richard G. Mathews, right, is presented the Meritorious Service Medal and certificate In retirement ceremonies at Reese AFB, Lubbock, Tex. Col. Walter H. Baxter III, Commander of the 35th Flying Wing, makes the presentation. Lt. Col. Mathews and his family plan to make Panama City their home. SALE JULY 5 THRU 15 CIRCLED RANCH WESTERN SNOP 9-6 WEEKDAYS 1-6 SUN RODEO JULY 12 & 13 8 P.M. ICIRGLE D RANCH 5 Ml. MARIANNA, FLA. U.S. HWY. 90 Feet On Groundt But Not For Long Private Klrby R. Anderson has his feet back on the ground after three years In 'the wild blue yonder' — but It won't last for long. Anderson, a former Air Force EVENING DINNER-DANCE CRUISE CAPT. >NDE »SOirt ABOARD THE lEAUTIFUL NEW TRIPU-MCNIR {VERY TUES. THRU SAT. NIGHlf FEATURING STEAK DINNER BOARDING 6:15 P.M. SAILING 7-10 ADULTS $9.50 Ml MS. CAU 234.5940 M STOP IT CAW. ONDilSON'S Wil JROTC cadet at Rutherford High School, Panama City, enlisted In the Corps for four years, and has a Marine aviation guarantee. He also will be promoted to lance corporal after completing basic training. "I was on the drill team my first year of JROTC. During the second year I was appointed first sergeant of the rifle team and during the third, commander of the rifle team. It was quite an accomplishment for me," commented the former cadet. The Rutherford rifle team under Anderson's command took first place honors for the Panama City area during his senior year. The 17-year-old has been Interested In the Corps for three years. "I joined the corps because of the tremendous pride associated with being a Marine," he said. THOMPSON'S 1974 MODEL CLEARANCE ^ COLOR TV •B&WTW •STEREOS The Rutherford High School graduate Is currently undergoing basic training with Platoon 245, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion at Parris Island, S.C., and will graduate Sept. 13. He Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William K. Anderson of Panama City. FREE 8x10 COLOR PORTRAIT FOR CHILDREN UNDER HVE YEARS (5) OF AGE (Limit One Free Portrait per Subject or Famiiy) ALL OTHER CHILDREN Photographed at only 89c Plus 60^ Handling ADULTS (over 14) Only $.2.49 • One per subject • Two per family • Groups 1.49 per person Your Finished Portrait Ready in a Few Days PliotograpMc Laboratories, Inc. Chattanooga, Tenn. SAVINGS GALORE DURING THIS ZENITH MID-YEAR CLEARANCE ONCl IN A UFEim SAVINGS DURING THIS ZtNITH MID-YIAR ClURANCE GHRISTO'S COVE SHOPPING CENTER HRS. 10-1 & 2-5 DATES: JULY 2-3 PANAMA CITY, FLA. TO BEAT THE PRICE INCREASE THOMPSON'S HAVE JUST PURCHASED TWO LARGE TRUCK LOADS OF ZENITH TV'S AND STEREOS. COME IN TOD A Y& SAVE. IT'S A FACT THE PRICE OF 1975 MOD. ZENITH TV'S WILL BE INCREASED. HURRY AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS TREMENDOUS OFFER WHEN PRESENT STOCK IS GONE PRICES WILL BE INCREASED. NOW IS THE TIME AND THOMPSON 'S IS THE PLACE. 6 EAST FOURTH STREET-DOWNTOWN 1. WE DO OUR OWN FINANCING. NO FINANCE CO.TO DEAL WITH. 2. 90 DAYS SAME AS CASH. 3. WE HAVE SERVICED WHAT WE HAVE SOLD FOR OVER 90 YEARS. 4. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE $ $ $ $

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