The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on November 22, 1971 · Page 3
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TIIE IIRA208PORT FACTS, Preeport, Texas, Monday, November 22,1971, Page 3 «t VIKNTMNK. Uw MI't In l-aot, where life lUelf it a little like (ripping out, opium li dually banned Out tlte legions who grow it ami urnAe H tlwi'l appear too worried. "It'll only drive up the prlci?," MHirted on* part'tlme tiojxrr In II* Uotian capital. "Sine* o|Huin tkftt sre illegal, l))*y jiat Iwve to (jay oM m«re ami make u inur« rApwuive." A.& a |rif**(ul tit opium had cut I as tulle ak (our Opium is more fhan a pipe dream in Loos B KAIWK « -H I.OSK NOTION ItKIMrrti uf 10 HKvmr; M»tins> BftOCXMANS UK:ST«i|.l M lit A even tliat'i not a terloui problem. The new law, pAitml In Ulc September, down't mention marijuana, which remains on sals In live market next (0 lh« garlic, both popular local tettionlriRi (or voupf »nd nab) ill. The National Ancinbly voted in the law, but it U commonly accepted (hat ViWiiiiKton ™- which pump* eight times the country'* budget into Uus economy each year — WBI directly behind It II prohibit! "cultivation, flavoring, taking or smoking, pm-hase, isle, and having in puMewion,,. opium or opium compound or opium tailing, Including morphine a/,i) heroin," (.'nt ftml mou»« operations with CommunUl forces, batk«d by Heady pounding (com American warplaw*, have made the lulls ot unhealthy for farming. Hut inert' In obviously a lot Ml. And, perhaps more Importantly, }j><n Is smack on the route from the poppy fields of Northern Thailand and Hurma to (he drug users in Vietnam In Vientiane, the law theoretically clones nearly 100 Hcented opium dens where thousands of nddicU pass away their evenings •- and afterfwxms and mornings — lying by an old lamp on a wooden slab. Even when It was legal, Vientiane veterans any, score* of unlicensed dens stayed open simply by mastering the complicated system of institutional bribery (Hat helps make Ijaos wheels go round. Though a tightening would certainly have some effect, many believe strict enforcement i» unlikely or impossible l.ao*, a loose gathering of nearly three million ethnic Laos, hill tribesmen and refugee-settlers from Vietnam and China, Is popularly described as more a state of mind than a country. Opium has little to do with the ethnic I-ao«, perhaps half of the country's total population. Moot of the addicts arc Vietnamese and Chinese, arid most of the producers are Meo and Yaw tribesmen Displaced European* have helped the drug market. Kvery so often the government runs the hippie community across the Mekong [liver — like lemmings into the sea — but foot-loose Westerners are always around. Old Lao hands like to speak of drug control in terms of the arched and peaked "Monument des Morts," started in 1958 with cement donated by the United Stale* for an airport. ft was first to be called the Victory Monument until H was pointed out Laos hadn't won anything. Then it was renamed to honor the war dead. Thirteen years later, it's still not finished, and most say it is purposely kept that way in the superstition that something terrible will befall Laos if it is ever completed. Music students are in recital COURTHOUSE Locals help in conclave of teachers liraiotport MuiteTeachm' t>art!cio«illn» w*re Huth ^*^ *+t \ I • • VWWh. r Mu»Kr Teacher*' Animation presented it« u, 4 gtrli' recently at lk'h<«ol Mr» John Ambuhl, Mr* Wslrcl. Mr* li .Mrs I! J Muni, 4«*j Mm K/I W»ui« Mr« Ambuhl"* tludcnit parlirlpalinK w«r«! Huth (iutirrc*. Jana llrtttftn. Kelly UmJ», Kim Culliw, I'hyllu llrpujf*. OifHtle Jr>}«riM^i, Anne lialtle, i'amrla IttjhutUr. AnlU C<tlll«"f, SJ»cila Situn M<^»V:«. «»'J RECORDS IWXHI.IJ.Ot I tC«HU\ r If Your Battery has Seen Ifs Third Winter, Odds Are ll Won't See Another Slwlrftd (it Mrs Vitltrl •*rte Undfl iJppman. \JM Ailrt- McAda. Chrutina liarru Kane) McManui T*mtnlMtft>>ra I. Sandra llaui Itogrrt. Juil> Mn t. Cihd) Woolr) . DrmrUic Jours. Mifhcllr ts \jrxii Mr 1 * Hur.'.'s Aw. ti»-t<t» SlwulU VirVi Ilrihcl »at Mrs >(- r ' -i Srnr» -tK-Munth H»llrr>" it £1 T'l 11111 tit 1 T It It t 11 ft ftri TTTTI I f TTTft Hattt-i LAKF, JACKSON 297-7263 l^.fff.'l f*. 3 t *: t •41 »^«€ toll Podiatrist THI root OltLOM* AJ<D 4dWl.Il DOCTOR AJ. WOLF »UL M AT nit Of HCI :i: s (.1 14 Ml. Mi ALL DAY 'Here's a hot tip from the phone company:' Use One-Plus Dialing when you call Long Distance and save on most out-of-state calls. There's no cheaper way to call Long Distance. And it's fast and easy, too. One-Plus. You can't beat It. Southwestern Bell ';*"•; u f'v**"*^* 1 "- 1 COWHi r COURT J^4f« A C *"*•& |VtV. • \t »'ia t »i ««t^ •" s * •• >!• ' f a '-? 3*1^-* •" p«-t' =v C-'W f -CW 125 ^ ' 'c t^*»r'*«c C. QUICK QUIZ Ttie District IV Texan State Teacher's Association convention was held in Houston .N'ov 13, at the Ali*rt Thomas Convention Center, with more than a.t/JO educators from five regional counues m attendance J'rwidinu at tte convention •*'a» Mri Newell liurke, Iiujsim-\» Kducalion inslruclor at Bra?/j»port College The audience was im- pre&Mrtl '*it)i the caliU.-r of education in liravnport as th<-y watched liraz«sr,x.irl High School A Cappelia CTwir and t)>e lirazwiwrxxi High School Symphonic Hand entertain ar«d add color to th<: general aiwiiiblv '» activities Tin' niu»icai grou[« '*(.T<: directed tj> Mrs Lucille Jx.-vine and Kri.-d MclXmald Jorin lJurir._ lif Director ul Instructional Kcsources. M-rM-d as conwr.tiwn triair rnin, Mrs K-.i-!>n Ktsrnr, <.»!tici.- KxiucaUon irLslruclor •*as officiating av rr«j<-n!iab rfgislration o/.'fccr. Mrs l>t-<Jc: lAinn faculty **cri-tar> al tint college. manr,cx! the IJC t»jlh. arid 12 college sludtnls r<-firi-*eri!;rig the local chap'.er of tin- T'-na.s State fxiucatior. Assix-ia!ion. .u-r. «-d as itrw'.crs. u^.«i. registration Stu'l«nt assistants included Hon Martin. George Johnson, Jim Harris, Linda Stafford, Carolynn Knighton, Dorothy Slaht, Linda Fletcher. Brenda Kou»«. f'aLsy Joiner. Joyce Ojforth, Parn Stanton, Morrissia Banks, Theresa Carolyn Otxmhaus. Mays. Jan liradsha 1 *, Dcbra Whitehead, and Deidre /fobbins. DEER PROCESSING 3-BROTHERS color TV On til you see a demonstration of t Insta-Matic COLOR TUNING »Y MOTOROLA "works in a drawer ." color TV ck-r>.%. c h r rr. s ^ 1 r > r'.»>ir, arrar.ei-r> i ir.vtrui'.or of s <r r '• *.-<J ^ ?i cbairn"}.'!!} in science ws.> io.is . % aft'-rr>f,»>:i Quasar. _. A ONE BUTTON DOES IT! PRESCOTT'S /nur . War. Famine and Uoath. g — VV/ioti uiuf u'fit'ii* ifiif Habe Kttih hit (he: imf )ii'»i<' run u( >n$ cu'i-ci? A-On May 'i5. 1935, at r'orbes Kieki. 1'ittsburgh. \vlitTt.' Hulli's team, the Boston Braves, playwl the Pittsburgh Pirates. Sale. All our men's wool worsted and worsted-blend suits regularly over S 50, now 25% off. i Last '•» Two Days Of Suit Sale Orig. 60.00 Now 45°° Orig. 75.00 Now 56 25 Fantastic s-' 1 . sa;e' conventional and bfupec! mooels Sofios stripes, fancies Beaut.tutiy tailored ano detailed in smgie-breastea sty'f for st.'os 3S to-S6 ifCjuiar. long QPIN 9 TO 9 ir*D^r%«^ti 1721 w MON. - §AT. JCP0nn0y FRUPQRT The Christmas Piece

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