Deal To Separate Cities Fails
Opponents failed by only four votes today in a desperation move to keep a Senate-passed congressional redistricting bill from reaching the House.
Sen. Jimmy Carter of Plains, an enemy of the bill, moved up to reconsider the redistricting measure. Stiffest opposition was chopping up the old Sixth District and lumping Macon and Columbus together.
A curse that has plagued a lovely, isolated two-block area of Muscogee County for three years is back again.
A dog poisoner has systematically set about poisoning every dog in the neighborhood, striking down 15 pets in a two-block area in the past three years.
The latest attack started Tuesday and three dogs died while a fast trip to a veterinarian saved a fourth.
Georgia's U.S. Senators labeled the civil rights bill today the most dangerous threat ever to free institutions and a step toward involuntary servitude.
In speeches prepared for delivery to a joint session of the General Assembly, Sens. Richard B. Russell and Herman E. Talmadge promised all-out opposition to the rights bill passed by the House.