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Fifty Years Ago Today, January 22, 1966

State Claims King Is False Plaintiff

The state has claimed in a federal court motion that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has no business as a plaintiff in a suit to seat ousted Rep.-elect Julian Bond because he is not even a qualified voter in Bond's district.

Possum Eaters

The annual Possum-Eaters Convention convenes in Newnan tonight to live up to its name, namely, eat opposum. The menu calls for 'possum and 'taters, along with rabbit for those with lesser taste in attendance.

Post Office

Wynnton merchants have won their battle to keep a Post Office in their business area.