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Looking Back… 50 years

By Staff
Jim Jernigan and his son, Arthur, bring a large stalk of corn to The Brewton Standard. They are shown proudly standing next to the corn, which is about two feet taller than Mr. Jernigan.
The county begins an egg grading system due to a new egg law.
The new law states that "all eggs sold to consumers must be candied, graded, and labeled.
The Board of Revenue donated $5, 840 to the District Six Tuberculosis Association in Mobile.
An advertisement shows Waterfill and Frazier, "a 6-year-old Kentucky Bourbon," selling for $2.65 a pint.
At the Eagle Drive-In, On the Waterfront (starring Marlon Brando) is popular, while 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea plays at the Ritz Theatre.