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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 Clear Springs Scene For Family Reunion Somehow, the spirit of the DeFuniak Springs, Florida; Holidays is made brighter when Mary Nez, Faith and Hope a family encircles atableshar- Mauldin of Panama City, Flo- ing a festive meal and enjoying rida; Danny and Bunnie Lee the togetherness. The children of the late Bun- ny and Pearlie Nail, gathered at the home of Pete and Rose Halle in Clear Springs, Satur- day, December 2"/, for a gala reunion, with 29 present. The mood was enhanced with the beautiful Christmas decor- ations in the home - especially the tree that was filled with redbirds and bright ornaments. One of them insisted on chirp- ing along with the conversa- tion of the guests. The table was lovely and filled with food. Added to what the Haile's prepared, each fa- mily arrived loaded with cas- seroles, cakes and pies. Those who shared this de- lightful get-together are: Jack and Gladys Cawthon of Augus- Nelson of Pensacola, Florida; Alva and Nellie Skinner of Florala, Alabama; John and Inez McCollough, Pete, Rose, Carrie Beth and Jason Halle, all of Clear Springs, Florida. Ewell Mauldin (Mary NeE husband), came with his fa- mily to attend the occasion, but we're sorry to report that he suffered a slight heart at- tack Christmas Day and was in the Florala Memorial Hospital for nine days. Afterwards, he was under the watchful care of Dr. A. G. Williams and the staff. At this writing, friends of the Mauldins will be pleased to learn that he is at home in Panama City, recovering very satisfactorily. ta, Georgia; Murril Giddeon.,., --,~ ,~t~onr"ren"e Johnny and Scan McNeill, of Gainsville, Florida; Wynell Leonard and Chalker Tate of Scheduled For Dothan, Alabama; Lee and Loretta Martin of Largo, Flo- rida; Shelly, Velma and La- mar Nall of Niceville, Flo- rida; Edward and'Lois Nall, Curtiss and Cynthia Warren of - PERSONAl,- Out-of-town visitors attend- ings the funeral of Mrs. Buress McFall are as follows: Mr. and Mrs. George Newton of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. Harley McSwain, Jr., of Gainsville, Florida; Mrs. Harley McSwain, Sr., of De- Funiak Springs, Florida; Mrs. Charles McFall, Jr., Melinda and Patti of Newport News, Vir- ginia; Mrs. Roy Ice of Joliet, Illinois; Mrs. Z. D. Schofield and Mrs. Helen Loggins of Opp, Alabama; Mrs. V. D. Powell of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; Miss Sarah Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Sturdivant, Charles and Ann of Valparaiso, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Erven Owens, Mrs. Callie Hussey and Miss Mary Hussey of Niceville, Flo- rida. January 10 A Mission Conference has been scheduled at Victory Bap- tist Church Saturday, January I0, beginning at I0:00 a.m. Guest speakers for this meet- ing will be Evangelist Jesse Norris, Pineville, Louisiana, and Evangelist and Mrs. John Burkes, missionaries to Ja- maica. Lunch will be served at the church. Afternoon services will begin at 1:30 and continue until 3 o'clock. Evening services begin at 7:00 o'clock. The church is located on Highway 331 South, in the Liberty Com- munity. The Reverend Billy Cashwell, church pastor, invites everyone 'to come and worship on this day. ... Mrs. A lberson Ceremony Unites Miller A lberson Marilyn Miller and Pete AI- mal gown of nylon organza over berson were united in marri- taffeta. The bodice featured a age on Sunday, December 14, at high, open neckline, outlined in two o'clock at the First Bap- Venise lace, as was the bodice tist Church of Gaskin, Florida. and sheer Bishop sleeves. The ~ ~-~ ,q~.---~---~"" The double ring ceremony, soft flowing full skirt and at- ~~,,.~" ~ 1~Oz~'~,/ ~ written by the bride, was per- tached chapel length train, were -'~'~iI~ ,~~~ formed by the Reverend Randall also edged with Venise lace McDaniel. trim. Her matching fingertip Wedding music waspresented length mantilla of nylon ilhi- , by Miss Martha Hollingsworth. sion, was held by a cap-style ~:~ ~-.~c~-~ ~,_,,~..~. Selected pieces were"Wherels headpiece trimmed with rows ilIbt l.rala [ tms SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT SOUTH FIFTH STREET FLORALA, ALABAMA 36442 MR. AND MRS. LARRY K. WOODHAM EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS SUBSCRIPTION RATES COVINGTON COUNTY, ALABAMA ....... $5.25 ELSEWHERE IN ALABAMA ............ $6.30 OTHER STATES .................... $6.00 ESTABLISHED IN 1900 PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON THURSDAY I Love", "Fur Elise", "Love Theme From Romeo and Jul- iett", "Bridal Chorus", and "We've Only Just Begun". The Desiderate was delivered by Mr. Duane Miller, brother of the bride. Arched candelabras and large arrangements of white carna- tions, fungi mums, pompons, baby's breath, and assorted fol- iage accented the altar. Aisle markers were comprised of greens, pompons and baby's breath adorned with yellow rib- hens. The bride, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Collinsworth of Route Three, DeFuniak Springs, Florida, was given in marriage by her father. She wore a for- BEGINS FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1976 OFF BANKAMERIcARD-MASTERcHARGE "Where Fashion Reigns" FLORALA, ALABAMA of Venise lace. For the bou- quet, she carried a bridalclus- ter of white miniature carna- tions, pale yellow rosebuds, and baby's breath fashioned on heir- loom lace. Cheryl Alberson of DeFuniak Springs, was matron of honor. She wore a floor length baby blue gown, accented with Juliet lace and a high neckline. Mrs. AI- berson carried a hand bouquet featuring daisies, pompons, baby's breath and miniature carnations. Mr. Joe Alberson, of De- Funiak Springs, served as his brother's best man. Ushers were Duane Miller and Joel Watson. The groom and best man were attired in blue single breasted Prince Edward Tuxe- dos with mini ruffled shirts• The mothers of the bride and groom, chose matching floor length gowns of mint green poly- ester styled, with high waist- lines and flowing skirts. Both wore white carnation corsages. Following the ceremony, guests were entertained at a lovely reception at the Gaskin Masonic Lodge. Mrs. Estelle Martin directed the wedding. Hostesses assisting at the reception, were Mrs. Annette Cooper and Miss Pare Cooper. The couple had many friends from Florala present at the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Alberson now make their home in Jackson- ville, Florida. Paxton Assembly To Hold Gospel Sing The Paxton Assembly of God Church will hold a gospel sing January 9, at 7 o'clock. The Samaritians from Jay, Florida, will be the guest sing- ers, along with local talent. Everyone is invited to attend. Members Are Reminded Of Regular Meeting Members of the Florala Gar- den Club are reminded of a re- gular meeting Thursday after- noon to be held in the home of Mrs. Bea Johnson with Mrs. Metlar Sellars serving as co- hostess. Pleasant Grove Assembly To Hold Sale The Pleasant Grove Assem- bly of God Church will have a rummage sale at Clear Springs Saturday, January I0. New merchandise and differ- ent things have been placed for sale. So stop by and browse. All proceeds from this rum- mage sale, goes toward the building of the church. THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, -~/fF ~/ b - PERSONALS - F,, ,. ~' Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hedge ,/ ~f~'2~'~ of Tavares, Florida, visited ~J-'-~'~.~ L~.~. Jessie H edge and Ella Char is , .~, ~ ::,~ during the holidays. V~,~ .... Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lewis and It's A Boy! Reverend and Mrs. Robert D. Hamilton of Lakeland, Flo- rida announce the arrival of a lithe boy, Robert Dewayne, who was born December 30 and weighed in at eight pounds and one ounce. Proud grandparents are the Reverend and Mrs. Bill Cross of Macon, Georgia, and Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Hamilton of Florala. The new arrival will be wel- comed home by his four-year- old sister, Melissa. family, spent Christmas with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Trent Lewis and Mr. and Mrs. James Goolsby. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lewis and Mr. and Mrs. James Goolsby visited recently in Spearman, Texas with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herring and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Walker and family. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Goolsby and son of Omaha, Neb., joined the group later. - PERSONAL - Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Peoples, Jeff and Gregg of Liburn, Geor- gia, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Peo- ples of Jay, Florida, Mr. end Mrs. Terry Peoples of Colum- bus, Georgia, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Peoples, Richard and Thomas of Satsuma, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Edmondson (nee Betty Peoples) and Sonya of Eglin Air Force Base, Flo- rida, and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hodge (nee Joyce Peoples)of Tavares, Florida, visited Mrs. Treva Peoples during the holi- days. ::#~ ......%. U STOP=:~:i i]i DRIUlNG ~i) ii~ If You Are ~i %~,, Drink|nu ..~!i~ Advice on Apples If you're baking sure you use firm-fleshed ties such as Rome, Spy or Winesap. Use tart or slightly apple varieties such as Golden, Jonathan or for making pies and sauce. Snow Tire Tip True or false? Snow give extra braking on ice and snow. Partly true, says the tional Safety Council. give extra braking on packed snow but benefits on ice• Paxton Fire Department Report During the month of Decem- ber, the Paxton Fire Depart- ment responded to only one fire, it being Dr. Holley's hos- pital in Florala. For the month of December, there was 21 man hours spent at the fire, 6 hours on the equip- ment, and 21 miles driven on the truck. For the year of 1975, the Paxton Fire Department res- ponded to 14 fires, in training 300 man hours, 116 man hours spent at fires, 319 miles driven on the truck and 45 hours onthe equipment. Overall, it really wasn't too active for the Department this past year, but then on the other hand, that's good isn't it? The Samaritians To Be At Children's Home The Samaritians Gospel Sing- ers from Jay, Florida, will be at the Children's Home Assem- bly of God Church all day Sun- day, January II. Lunch will be spread in the F ~llowship Hall at the noon hour. Singing will begin at 2 o'clock p.m. and will last until. The pastor, J• W. Taylor, cor- dially invites everyone to attend. Col. and Mrs. Syril Faine had as house guest during the holiday season, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Price of Dublin, Geor- gia, and Mrs. Matt Holmes of Letohatchie. Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Wallis spent the Christmas season with their son, Chuck and fa- mily in Metairie, Louisiana• While there, Mr. and Mrs• Dwight Wiggins (Sally Price) and children, of Baton Rouge, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bailey (Sidney Price), and daughter of La Marque, Texas, visited with them one afternoon. Mrs. Ada Mclnnis of Chi- cago, flew to New Orleans and returned home with Mr. and Mrs. Wallis for a visit. Mrs. Mctnnis is a sister of Chuck Wallis. Captain and Mrs. Bill Wallis and baby boy, Bill, are spend- ing a few days with the Chuck Wallis' after visiting Mrs. Ful- lerton in Ft. Lauderdale, Flo- rida, during the Christmas season. Paxton PTA To Meet January 8 Paxton PTA will hold their monthly meeting Thursday night, January 8 at 7:30 in the school audl~0rium. All parents and members are urged to attend. t • . .MR. AND MRS. 19£6 1976 3"!,¢ C.l .iklr,m of M,-. I {. T. (Op,,) Co o. re.quesl l.[~ t,onor o[ your presence at l[,e l:i[,;.etl, An.i er ry r, i c,, 3unu,~y', ,!,e eiql~tee,,tl, of January' ' I nin,zt~a hunure~| and seventy=six [rom two until ¢ tour o c[oc~ at t|~e l,on,~, of" ,l,e ho,,~reJ coupl~ I.~ol:. Si~e., Ro~,l |; I De. unia,< Sprinqs, Ftorida CHOOSE FROM MANY BARGAINS DURING THIS SAI_ SOUTH FIFTH FLORALA, ALA.