From the March 1977 magazine.

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PAW PAW, MICH.--Officials have soured on Paw Paw's four-day annual wine festival, which they say has degenerated into a bacchanalian orgy that corrupts the village youth.

"Drunks fall on people's front lawns" during the festival, claimed Charles Smith, village council president, as the council voted to withdraw support from next year's tenth annual celebration.

"A moral blot...

-- AP