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on illegal alligator $100 reward , #, $100 reward will be paid by Game Thief to a citizen the ticketing of Parish man charged with illegal alligator. a privately funded campan to of wildlife-law violators. It is in cooperation with the Division of the Louisiana of Wildlife and Fisheries. officials voted to pay the reward caller who reported last an Oil City store manager was a baby alligator as a pet in a aquarium. Agent Richard L. Quillin a citation, confiscated the gator released it in a natural habitat. Game Thief offers rewards to $1,000 for tips that bring arrest of persons suspected of hunting, fishing and conser- may be given on a loll-free hot line, 1- 511. Tax-deductible the OGT reward fund may Sent to Operation Game Thief, Department of Wildlife and Post Office Box 15570, Rouge, LA 70895. The Riverwalk Players perform a sneak preview of the official ."Doin' The Riverwalk" song and dance. The entertainment troupe will perform daily at Riverwalk, the specialty marketplace featuring shops, bike tour Sept.27 take two days, leave from Hammond he Louisiana Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society opening of registration for MS Tour for Cure The MS Cure is a two day - two state :ling tour scheduled for the of September 27 and 28, of the tour are WDSU WEZB-FM/97, Orange Crush, Hebert Hospital, Rehabili- Medicine Association, Continental Bud-Light, Timberline tours, Inn of Hammond, Gus Betat & stores and the Crescent tour will depart from the Holiday Hammond, LA on September 27 travel 65 miles to Percy Quinn Park in McComb, Mississippi riders will spend the night and a Saturday evening of fun and ment. The next morning will cycle back to the , Inn where a finish line party will Place. All riders will receive a t- shirt, a cycling cap and a certificate of completion. The top fundraiser will win a 5 day/4 night Rocky Mountain cycling vacation for two, air-fare included. Actual funds will be raised through sponsored donations. The funds raised will be used to sponsor research into the cause and cure for MS and provide services for those people in Louisiana who have MS. Multiple Sclerosis is the most prevalent disease of the central nervous system. It effects more people than muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis, hemophelia and myasthenia gravis combined. MS generally strikes adults between the age of 15 and 50, and is being diagnosed nationally at a rate of 200 new cases per week; a rate greater than the polio epidemic of the 40's and 50's. There are over 2,000 people in Louisiana affected by multiple sclerosis. For more information, or to become a rider, contact the Multiple Sclerosis office at (504) 821-5821. Struttin' restaurants, and cafes, located at the foot of Canal Street in New Orleans. Riverwaik opens on Thursday, August 28 with a parade at 10:30 a.m. and has soeclal activities It's harvest time on Poche Lane east of Ponchatoula where one of the most active vineyards in this part of Louisiana is yielding abundant fruit under the patient care of experimental grape and berry farmer Hollls Poche. Poche's 11 varieties of muscadines cover a third of an acre, urged to excellence by his mtem of lrlp gation that allow8 him to grow crops not normally seen tn this area. (Times Photo) M () N E Y L 1 N E tlliS De t[le ell(] t]le O When you use national credit cards, you'll typically pay interest charges of 18",, or more per year. Security Homestead suggests a better way: Moneyline. Moneyline is a personal credit line that you can activate by writing a check. With Moneyline you'll pay 15% interest instead of 18% or more on outstanding balances. So, you can reduce your credit card balances.., and save 3% or more in annual interest charges by using Moneyline. Which is a very good reason to welcome the end of the all-plastic age. Get the full line on Moneyline. Call or visit Security. Security's 15';4, Moneyline: Credit that cosds less. SecuriW MoneEline Interest rate 15",, No yearly fee Buy services and goods anywhere with Moneyline checks Checks- same as cash National Credit Cards Interest rates 18",,-plus Yearly lees Buy services and goods where credit cards accepted Plastic 00[00SECURITY ORLEANS 221 Caroodelel 587-1316/5145 General DeGaulle Dr. S87-1320:9801 Lal Forest Blvd. 587-1338 1201 S CarroUt(m A $87. I?W) METAIRIE 4900 Veterans Blvd. 587-1306/433 Metairie Rd 587-1330,CHALMETTE 9000 W. Judge Perez Dr 587-t315 GRETNA 737 Terry Padm,'ay liams Blvd. Ave 34S-6/3 planned to last throughout the Labor Day weekend, Including boat races, concerts, visiting ships, fireworks, a floating cinema and much, much more. The roar of shrimp boat engines filled the air at midnight on Pass Manchac, marking the opening of the DEATHS ZEBEDEE ELVIN ALDRIDGE Zebedee Elvin Aldridge died Sunday, Aug. 17, 1986, at West Park Hospital, Hammond. He was 77, a native of Mississippi and resident of Tickfaw. Visiting was at Zion Hill Baptist Church, Tickfaw, 9 a.m until religious services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1986. Burial was in Zion Hlll'Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Veda Green Aldridge, Tlckfaw; a brother, Leon D. Aldridge, Terrell, Texas; two sisters, Willie Lee Jones, Independence, and Bessie Provost, Springfield; three stepsisters, Betty Jean Siggler, Springfield, Marie Alamont, Morganza, and Louise Jordan, Vicks- burg, Miss.; a stepbrother, Taimos James Aldridge, Baton Rouge; numerous nieces and nephews. EDNA HOLT JOHNSON Edna Holt Johnson, 81, died Satur- day, Aug. 16, 1986, at Seventh Ward General Hospital. She was a native of Clper and resident of Ponchatoula. Visitation was scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 1986, and the funeral was set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 1986, at McKneely and Son Funeral Home chapel, Ponchatoula. Burial was In Ponchatoula Cemetery. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gilbert (Lucy) Taylor, Baton Rouge and Mrs. George (Clartsse) In- dest, Ponchatoula; two sons, William E. and Joseph B. Johnson, both of Poncha- toula; 13 grandchildren and 19 great- grandchildren. HERMAN JAMES HILL Herman James Hill died Sunday, Aug. 17, 1986, at Dixon Memorial Hospital, Denham Springs. He was 77, a native of Springfield and resident of Livingston. Visiting was at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Ponchatoula, 8 a.m. until religious services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1986. Burial was in Jerusalem Cemetery, Pumpkin Center. He was survived by six daughters, Hazel D. Willie, Hammond, Mary Norred, Holden, Norvie Thornton, Pine Grove, LJnda Pigott and Terry McCaler, both of Springfield, and Joann Lott, Satsuma; a stepdaughter, Dorothy Lee Gehegan, Bay St. Louis, Miss; three sons, Herman E. Hill, of Robert, Raymond J. and Jerry Hill, both of Por Jla; a Elmer R. THE PONCHATOULA TIMES, AUGUST 21, 1986, PAGE ELEVEN Riverwalk to open Aug. 28 Riverwalk, the specialty urban marketplace located at the foot of Canal and Poydrs Streets in New Orleans, will kick-off the Grand Opening activities in traditional New Orleans style with a parade featuring a Kiddie Krewe, river themed floats and local high school and college marching bands. The procession will travel down Canal Street to St. Charles Avenue turn onto Poydras Street and end on Spanish Plaza, where the official ceremony takes place on Thursday, August 28, 1986. Staged entertainment throughout the day will be complimented by strolling street performers, storytellers, magicians, and the Riverwalk Jazz Band. Entertainment will continue throughout the entire Labor Day weekend with a special jazz series, featuring such local musicians as the Olympian Jazz Band, Ronnie Cole, James Rivers and many more. The New Orleans Philharmonic Symphony will perform on Sunday, August 31, on Spanish Plaza, including in their reper- toire a rousing rendition of the 1812 Overture. The 180,000 square-foot center features an array of special retail, fresh produce and baked goods in the Colon- nade Market; regional crafts and collecti- bles in the Levee Market and an assort- ment of ethnic and regional foods in Bon Fete, Rtverwalk's food court. National retailers, including Abercrom- bie & Fitch, The Sharper Image, Banana Republic, and Brookstone, will open at Riverwalk as well as such notable local merchants as Care du Monde, deVtlle Books and The Whole Foods Company. Riverwalk Is being developed by an affiliate of The Rouse Company of Columbia, Maryland, one of the nation's leading real estate development, management and ownership organiza- tions. Its subsidiaries and affiliates operate 66 retail projects in 21 states, the District of Columbia and Canada, including 46 retail centers containing over 27 million square feet of space developed by the company. Among these are the widely acclaimed Faneuil Hali Marketplace in Boston, The Gallery at Market East in Philadelphia, Harborplace in Baltimore, Santa Monica Place in California, The Grand Avenue in Milwaukee, South Street Seaport in New York City, The Shops at Tabor Center in Denver, The Shops at National Place in Washington, D.C. and St. Louis Union Station in Missouri. The additional 22 retail centers con- taining approximately 12 million square feet of space have been brought under incentive management contracts as part of a program begun in 1978 shrimp season Monday, August 18. The well-lit rigs with huge wingiike nets looked like giant and mysterious Gehegan, Killlan; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Klnchen, Springfield, and Mrs. Alma Anthony, Hoiden; two brothers, Norman Hill, Springfield, and Russell Hill, Baton Rouge; 33 grandchildren, 39 =, insects as they cut through the black night air. ITlmes Photo I great-grandchildren; and 11 stepgrand- children. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearlie Hill; nine brothers and three sisters. 7.29% * 14.58% A tax-free investment that could be worth 14.58% IM-IT is an investment in a pool of municipal bonds. If you're in the 50% tax bracket, IM-IT's current tax-free return of 7.29%* is worth 14.58%. To investors in the 40% tax bracket, it could be worth 12.15%, and 10.88% to investors in the 33% tax bracket. 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