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Staunton, Va., Leader, City Native Seeks Attorney General Post Stale Del. Guy 0. Farley of Fairfax, a native of Staunton, has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for attorney attorney general in the July 15 nrimarv. In a press conference In Richmond yesterday, Farley said: "We are at a crossroads in which respect for law in our communities is threatened, the orderly process of learning in our colleges is in danger, and the morale of our law enforcement enforcement officers is at an all-time all-time all-time low." Farley pledged himself to ". . . do my utmost to instill respect for law and to build a better police-community police-community police-community relationship". relationship". "I have a ereat deal of faith in the people of Virginia and their desire for continued achievement coupled with responsible responsible government,'' he said. mv experience as a iocai prosecuting attorney and six years service in ine uenerai Assembly will enable me to represent Virginians as their attorney general." "As a native of the Valley of Virginia, a former resident of Southside during college, and now practicing attorney for 10 years in Northern Virginia, I believe I have the understanding understanding and willingness to work for all of our people. Farley, 36, has been a member member of the General Assembly since 1964 when he was elected to represent Fairfax - Falls Oiurch. In 1965 he was elected to the new "floater" seat representing representing Fairfax County, and the cities of Falls Church, Alexandria Alexandria and Fairfax, comprising a legislative district with in excess of 500,000 constituents. In the General Assembly, he is a member of the Courts of Justice and General Laws Committees. Committees. Tuesdoy, Morch 11, 1969 k a ww.. "i ' jfe ip DEL FARLEY former school board attorney for Fairfax and is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and Virginia Bar Association. He is a member of Commonwealth Attorneys' Association and is chairman of the Northern Virginia Recrea tinnal and Cultural Authority. His legislation created the Northern Virginia Hospital for Mentally Retarded Children and the Fairfax County Indus trial Authority. He was a spon sor of the first zoning conflict-of-interest conflict-of-interest conflict-of-interest conflict-of-interest conflict-of-interest legislation passed in Virginia and has worked for strengthening law enforcement through his work on local ana legislative committees. He is the son of Guy O. far- far- ley of Rt. 3, Staunton. Doctors (Continued from Page 1) Dr. Sam Graham, president president of the Staunton Medical Medical Association, reported on a shortage of general practitioners. practitioners. He said that because .