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September 4, 1986

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She's twice fifteen Everyon.e Is Invited To A RALLY For Harry L. Lavme Parish President Saturday, September 6, I p.m. Stanley Cowen's Blue Room (Next to the Auction Bldg. - La. 22 East Serving Jambalaya I and Sauce Plquante VOTE Harry Lavine The only lifelong qualified, experienced candidate from Tangipahoa Parish Sponsored by friefids and supporters of Harry Lavine II I II I THE PONCHATOULA TIMES,SEPTEMBER 4.1986.SEC.A. Birthday celebrated Guitreau praises ombudsmen Mr=. Ann Young celebrated her this past week at-Aw Shucks 30th birthday with friends rind'Restaurant and Loung"e-where an husband, produce shipper Billy impromptu partywas enJoyedbv all. Young of M.A. Bank0ton Co. Inc., (Times Photo) W CLYSDALE WAGON FROM PAGE ONE by Harry Gabriel of Gabriel's Building Supply as a native Louisiana hardwood. "I like the Clysdales and I thought I might try to build the beer wagon they pull. The original wagons were built by Studebaker, the same people who went on to build the automobiles. Originally they were used as horse-drawn meat wagons," said Skeiton, whose fine craftsmanship tn wood is legend in this it fight," said Skelton. The master woodworker said he put his creation on display at his friend Paul Pevey's cafe "mostly for advertisement for him," adding that he will keep it on public display there until Pevey doesn't want it anymore, which judging by the many comments from the appreciative should be a very long time indeed. Skelton is already talking about building a new Clysdale-drawn beer Staff Report Paul Guitreau Jr. of Ponchatoula praised citizens who give that extra bit of themselves through the ombudsman program which brings them visiting to area nursing homes. Guitreau, administrator of Belle Maison Nursing Home, singled out for special praise Mrs. Edith Mercier and Mrs. Lucille Legendre. Both ladies have been visiting Belle Maison five days a week from 8:30 to 11 a.m. for the past four or five months, he said. "We support the ombudsman program. I've been to several ombuds- man workshops. God knows we need more visitors and this is a step in the right direction," he said. Guitreau's remarks come on the heels of an announcement made this week by the Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging: Parish residents who are Interested In _being trained as "friendly visitors" in Parish nursing homes are attend a free training session the Council on Aging. This train be held at the Amite Senior the Amite Depot on September :,, and 12, Tuesday, Thursday, from 1-4 p.m. each day.. The purpose of the session is tot volunteers to participate Louisiana Nursing Home Program. This is a statewide provide education and assismn nursing home residents and families to resolve questions II problems. Anyone interested In hei Improve nursing home care is to attend the tralntng session. Information, call Cecilia Mangen Council on Aging main office, 748-7486, or contact your local Citizen Center In Amite, Ponchatoula, Hammond, Or pendence. area. wagon, this time with even greater He was measuring the wagon at a detail and more moving parts, lfJroo were to die Imbre New Orleans parade when an Anhetser- Supposedly retired, Skelton is also busy ldm Busch company man asked him what donating his talents to the city in the he was doing. When Skelton told him, form of superbly-crafted benches for  ? the beer company official sent him a downtown, and he is working on the promotional picture of the beer wagon roller top for a walnut roll top desk for and its famous big-hooved team, the only "blueprint" Skelton used. "The biggest thing I had to figure out was how to make the 16 spoke wooden wheels. Tommy Jackson and I talked it over at the drugstore and I finally worked out the right angle to cut the spokes so they all joined at the hub. l went through a lot of wood before I got his pharmacist friend Tommy Jackson, this in addition to his lastest cabinetry creation, a nine drawer chest. In all, Skelton appears no more retired than the beer company's vintage full-scale wagon and no more willing to give up the work of his life than any of the Clysdale he so much admires. VISIONS Public Television French Language Broadcasts Sunday, September 7 EN FRANCAIS 1:00-1:30 p.m. "Profii de la Paroisse des Avoyeiles." Part I of a 2 part series on Avoyeiles Parish with guests Judge P.J. Laborde of Marksville. A visit to the Defosse' Historical House of Mansura, and a boat ride on the Old River. (Rerun) 1:30-2:00 p.m. IMAGES DU MONDE FRANCOPHONE: "Un Portralt-Eliane et la Basse." Eliane is a photographer who lives with her son in La BassG, Switzerland. Portrait of a divorced woman and of the town where she lives. The photography makes the town come alive and gives us an insight Into the life of this woman making her own way into the world. (Rerun) HOME OWNB - WHY PAY  w, ,epremt IMveral companies. So" We*re 1 to give you an independent opinion and acT-vise vou on the be'coverage of the best price. Protect your family. Call Today. 121 W.  St. 366-3511 8mmmea , For those who need year round health care... Our nursing home may be the perfect answer. Belle Maison 's Health Care Professionals ore dedicated to giving nursing care in a home-like environment where residents can maintain their independence and dignity. Belle Maison provides 0 full range of medical, nursing and social programs. Belle Maison cares about you and your loved ones. It is this caring that has made Belle Maison one of the most respected health care centers in Louismna. 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