The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on November 25, 1971 · Page 12
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f\-£':^^V "THE BEAVERETTES" of the Wanda Beaver School of Twirling, at Anglelon, will make their second appearance In the Thanksgiving Parade in Houston, today. Drum majors for the group are Sherrie Gentry and Kelly Warrick. Special attractions include Gcrrardette Cook, Twirling hoop; Toni Nestvold, twirling machetes, and Jennifer Bcver In strutter routine. Featured with "The Beaverettes" this year are three Angleton Junior High twlrlcrs performing B flag baton routine, Cnrmclla Cosmc, Dena Stewart, and Tcrri Taylor. Pictured on the front row are 10 little "Beaverettes" who will ride in a convertible. THUHMONT. Md. JAP) Tucked away In a quiet little mountain glen on the doorstep of Camp David, the rustle presidential retreat In the Catoctin Mountains, a moonshine still Is producing ISO proof "white lightning" every weekend with the blessing of the federal government. National Park officials hasten to assure that the whisky Is not for presidential consumption, although the pungent odor of mash undoubtedly waits over the mountain retreat fo be Inhaled occasionally by VIP nostrils. It's pnrt of a program to educate visitors to the culture of the hill country —• a sort of "living history,*' The still, located on » site known as "Blue Blaies," duplicates ft similar enterprise that operated on and off at the same spot until Aug. t, IW9, when UMSM Treasury agents made a final raid and demolished the still and dumped 25,000 gallons of moonshine whisky. The present still has been operating only about a year, although It has been on the site for nearly two. "When we decided to put In a still, It was sort of carrying coals to Newcastle," says Park Superintendent Frank Mentzer. "Pin told that there are still some still* operating around hew," he Mid. Mentter w« »ble to obtain the itlll (rom Tenn«*e«, whore It had b«n wli«l by revenue agent* during a raid at CadM Cove In the Smokey Mountalmi. But although many old- timers In the We*tern Maryland mountain* conlew to h*vlng operated such moonshine fecilltle* at one time or another, Mentxer tayt they became tuddenly Ignorant when »»k«l to tet up one (or the federal government. He finally found a diagram for awembling the fill! In a magazine published by a high Khool In Ray burn Cap, Ca., ',! - , by * class that was attempting to present the culture of the southern highlands as a class project, But though Mender had received approval for bis project from the Treasury Department, he had neglected to Inform Maryland official*, and on the first day the still was In operation an agent of the stale's alcohol lax division appeared at the park with two deputies all set to make yet another raid on Blue Blaies. •'He finally realized they couldn't to much about U, since we were on federal property," he said. The still attracts Id the park every Menlier say« park personnel use yealt and wgar to prepare Ine reaih, ttmlk* genuine moonshiner* who u*e germinating corn soroul* that have been ground Also, he says, they lime live nuuh for weekend we while (he real mowwWiwr dmn'l run m#sh until U Is )«*« right - maybe 10 to IS days Although the moonshine produced at Catoctin t« adulterated with a eternal that roakw » unfit to drink, Mealier wiy^ ft proteWy S» a pretty hinh proof More U'» treated. HEN (T COMES TO MAKING HOLIDAYS EXTRA SPECIAL,M&L IS GIFTED/ TNI SANU ON A IUDOIT SAVIS MOM AT OPENING Open Friday & Saturday 9 AM TH8PM Women's 100% Acrylic Rib Knit PANT SUITS Womtn'j S/i*i 0 fo 16 «s.'Aii rux-LU otarixEO PANT «; st WTCHEN HELPSRS SHFO LOVE TO HAVE GIFT WORTHY ELECTRIC APPLIANCES You Con Choose from J 3 Fashion Colon SHttl lOvt OOt CJHrtHIO HnON Slr«lch PcuitT BOM WILUAMSPORT IS PC. "CRYSTAL" PUNCH SET REUSAIU STORAGE IOX Att»c*i<« A S7f AOV iURN/NG LIDAY BKIGHT LITl SiTS Polyester DOUBLE KNITS (A) IWtHKUNfe OCHIMJ flASHW UT INDOOR/OUTDOOH UGHTS a a .M » inpwtw wt. w («ri • • :HRISTMAS CARDS $ > • «. mi • 18*1 in I i»i»>«<ini* lf«*<i «• fit »MH>» IM-IW 15 Waff 5>*r»o PHONO GALLON QUARIUM 4TIAH5I WALKIE- TALKIE SET SoM CHILDREN'S. MISSES', t WOMEN'S WARM SLIPPERS FOR YOUR FAVORITE MAN PRESS SHIRT/TIE KIT CONTAINS! I4.W Punf, Foal, FUur Astl-Oor 4 ft£G, 1041 PU UFELKE 32" ISHni 9«W tr im. 2. U-VS-10. F/sher-Pr/cf Telephone II5TSIUCT BElCHWAY SHOfglttC CEMTE8 W. L Clifton, Mrs. Barber's rites Friday A double funeral service wilt be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday for a brother and sister. William U Clifton. 64. of Dnttoria and Mrs, Huthe lUrber, 71. of Bay City, who both dkti Ttuwlay in separate hospital*. Conducting the «<rvicts» will be the Hrv, Herman Coo ami David Suttoo Baker Funeral Kane of Went Columbia will to in charge <rf arrangement*. Mrs. Barber will be buried In Uberty Cemetery near Loekhart white her brother will be burfcd at Cwfcr V»l* Cwnetery »t Bay City. The two »re wrvivtii by l*t> timer*. Mr* Be* Truill, and MiM Mae Clifton, Hnuoria; AM] » brother. C U, Clifton. Ul'twt*. In addition. CWioo. *to w»* a r«4ir«d truck ilriver »«1 Uraiorta reri&nl for K> yw»r», if »ur*t»«ii by » wn» Bitty Jc* Clifton ot Mr-*- Ih/vc «*w, Ctiftmrt U aui* *'« Kitfctamf, W*»fe, awl • , ilr* Jtetm H ami .Mr» Ainoid. CtOtr tod tana ill *«J for about lhf*« in Two bands at benefit KHKKPOHT ~ Tvro will provide mlrf talnmml at a benefit danc* (or the fatnlty at Davhi Sllva« of Kl South Ave. C. nml Suaday, ac- (a a< JMmo "Ttt* Chand*tnrf*'" IUf t*f to nun in* to ifc*> C«sjr, A {hiUrtrt it MfiUl at ibr l her tfc*tk today's FUNNY £• hind an? tw«lv U>* tKtM-ftl. l.«i«itvi AMUSTAPP IS A HOT ON ,Silv» » * 4.1 to TV Nrtwdl diftCr- will tw at (J» Kt*nwt Cwti lt«u«« Itixn J in Ift pm Swtxtty A «I<fcno>(ion to Uw 5Jltw» tataiir » rot i. MM, kw DEER PROCESSING 3-BROTHtRS HUNT HARDWARE 6Vi" SKIISAW J 27 8 248 PUnUtion Of. LAKE JACKSON Samson'rte makes ft $ 6.05 easier to be beautiful. With the money you'll save on our beaulv caao oiler just think oi the added beauty you can oiler yourself. The case itseli has a strong magnesium frame and Absolite sides. And a convenient Iray to hold all your cosmetics upright when you're travelling. When you put that now face on, the mirror's right in position and becomes portable in case you re away from your case. Let's face it, with mini skiits and hot panls, a girl needs all the help she can gel. Available in Silhouette colors. FURNITURE ln& W. Myibiny 3J0 N. ANGLETOJt

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