As reported in The Columbia News, 39 years ago on Thursday, March 14, 1963.
New Civic Club
Young men of Martinez voted last Thursday evening to organize a Junior Chamber of Commerce in Martinez. At a special meeting, attended by more than 20 men, it was decided to complete organizational plans for the new group immediately and start arrangements for affiliation with the state and United States Junior Chamber of Commerce.
The new Junior Chamber will meet at the Civic Room, J. B. Whites, National Hills Shopping Center at 8 p.m. President Bob Davis issued an open invitation to all young men to attend the meeting.
Ed Cook is New Head of Rotary
Ed Cook has been elected president of the Harlem Rotary Club, replacing Ruben Ray, who was moved to the vice presidency. Other new officers are James Kay, secretary-treasurer; and directors, W. H. Adams, Ruben Ray, Grady Sillings, and Dr. Dan Ward.
Emergency Grain Requests
Eligible livestock owners who have suffered serious loss of crops including hay or pasture, normally available for livestock, can purchase shelled corn at 75 percent of the 1962 support price, under the Emergency Feed Grain Program. The corn will be delivered to Harlem for unloading.
Application for corn will be accepted at the County ASCS office in Appling through April 1.
Evans Seniors Visit Atlanta
Seniors of Evans High School went on their annual trip to Atlanta in February.
Glenn Phillips, of Harlem, representative of the 10th District, made it possible for the trip to be educational as well as enjoyable. he arranged for the group to attend a session in the House of Representatives and a tour of the State Capitol.
The class also visited Grant Park and the Cyclorama.
Unique project slated for Martinez
A cooperative type visitation program will be conducted in the Martinez area by pastors of the Augusta District.
"This is a program to help Martinez expand and grow," Martinez pastor, the Rev. Augustus L. Cole, Jr., said. Mr. Cole said this will mark the first time for a cooperative-type visitation program in the Augusta area.
Crawford stops Bulldogs
The Harlem Bulldogs are back home, after carrying their basketball banner into the semi-finals of last week's Georgia Class C Basketball tournament in Columbus.
Crawford County provided the stopper, taking a 62 to 55 decision from the Harlem crew after the Bulldogs moved into the semi-finals with a 69 to 54 victory over Wheeler County.
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