REMEMBERING WHEN

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For The Week Of May 18-24

. The nation’s first pay television system failed to make money and was suspended. Nearly 800 persons subscribed to the $4.95 a month entertainment known as telemovies, which began the previous September. But, Henry S. Griffing, president of Video Independent Theaters, said the system continued to lose money.

. Muse Super Market located on West Broad Street in Dunn advertised U.S. Choice ground beef for 45 cents a pound; a quart jar of Duke Mayonnaise for 55 cents a jar; bananas for 12 cents a pound; 10 pounds of potatoes for 59 cents; and a half gallon of Pine State sherbet for 69 cents.

. World War II Army veteran Horace E. Johnson was elected and installed as commander of the Buies Creek American Legion Post No. 258. Mr. Johnson was a wellknown farmer in the Buies Creek area and he also worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a tobacco inspector.

Other officers elected and installed were: George Bennett, first vice commander; Alvin Newton, adjutant and finance officer; Hubert Stewart, service officer; Paul Pollard, assistant service officer; Cameron Godwin, sergeant at arms; Howard Penny, chaplain; and Dr. F.M. Cauden, historian.

. Carl’s Super Market in Dunn and Erwin had pork chops for 39 cents a pound; fryers for 27 cents a pound; bananas for 10 cents a pound; and 14-ounce bottle of DelMonte Catsup, four for $1.

. The new officers of the Dunn Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Club were installed. They were: Marian Richardson, president; Eula Beard, presidentelect; Dot Walton, recording secretary; Brenda Page, corresponding secretary; and Myrtle D. Hall, treasurer. The installing officer was Lib Green.

. Jenny Brooks, principal at Wayne Avenue Primary School, was recognized as Boss of the Year by the Harnett County Educational Secretaries’ Association.

. The Erwin Garden Club installed new officers for the next two years during a ceremony held at Western Sizzlin Steak House. They were: Pauline Ralph, president; Gay Turner, first vice president; Eula Beard, second vice president; Magdaline Godwin, treasurer; Kathryn Johnson, secretary; and Dorothy Byrd, corresponding secretary.

. Donna Lee Kayye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Lee of Route 2, Dunn, and her husband, Gary Victor Kayye, son of Dr. Paul Kayye of Angier and Dorothy Edwards of Long Beach, Calif., were on “The Newlywed Game.” Mr. and Mrs. Kayye were graduates of Cape Fear Christian Academy and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They won prizes totaling $5,500, including a dishwasher, washer, dryer, microwave, refrigeratorfreezer and a number of small appliances.

. Corey Teat and Kamie Reaves were honored as male and female athletes of the year at Cape Fear Christian Academy during an awards banquet. Academic Awards went to Miles Snow and Anu Patel.

. Javion McLean, son of Tameka McLean and Edward Walker, celebrated his first birthday at the Erwin home of his grandmother, Liz McLean. The party was given by his aunt, Sandy McLean. There were 25 guests in attendance.

— Laura Patterson

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