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January 15, 1970

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PROHIBITED. l i n g r at h G a rd e n s Is C Iu 5 To p ic Club held meeting Thursday January 8, 1970, at Jackson Club House. for the meeting, Mrs. and Mrs. Vester icious des- With coffee and nuts members. meeting was called to by the president, Mrs. Lord. The Gardener's was read in unison by Joe Bates and Mrs. program leaders, a most interesting Bellingrath Gar- ;tory and develop- by the Bel- emily was related, fol- :olor slides showing beautiful plantings business session of business ISSed and voted on. Kimbril, Finance chairman, gave a the Cuterly Knives ones on hand. She les of clo- from the rummage ystor- ed at the First Baptist Church. Mrs. Kimbril suggested that the Club consider the donation of $100.00 to the Rescue Squad. Discussion followed. A motion was made by Mrs. Ralph Now- lin, seconded by Mrs. Vaster Gamble that the Club donate $100.00 to the Rescue Squad for the purchase of a new am- bulance. The motion carried. Mrs. Gamble, horticulture chairman, gave the members mimeographed sheets contain- ing interesting information and helps for January gardening. Mrs. Nowlin Flower, show chairman, reported on the pro- gram for the Camellia Show to be held on January 24-25. Mrs. A. C. Sellers explain- ed the inconvenience of the early hour for club meeting and moved the club therefore, return to the original time for the meeting at 3:00. Themotion was unanimously accepted. Members attending this meeting were Mrs. W. W. Adams, Mrs. JOB Bates, Mrs. B. C. Cox, Mrs. Lewis Eiland, Mrs. Vester Gamble, Mrs. La- rDy Harrison, Mrs. I.~:lie Kim- bril, Mrs. Edwin Lord, Mrs. C. A. Moon, Mrs. L V. Moore, Mrs. C. H. McFall, Mrs. Ralph Nowlin, Mrs. L D. Radford, Mrs. A. C. Sellers, and Mrs. Hugh Stovall. PERSONALS - Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Nowlin and daughter, Merge, and son, Fritz, visited their relatives for several days recently in McComb and Nashville, Ill. The friends of Mrs. Joe Coop- er of Lockhart, are sorry to learn of her illness. She was carried to an Andalusia hos- pital, Saturday night. Birth Announcement Sgt. and Mrs. Robert Van- Trease of Ozark, Alabama an- nounce the birth of their son, Robert Joe II, on January 3, 1970 at Lyster Army Hospital, Fort Rucker. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Sam C. Thomas, Paxton, Florida, Mr. Ivan E. Van- Trease, Lancaster, California, and Mrs. Robert D. Barkeloo, Columbus, Ohio. Consolidated Report of Condition of nk In The Of Florala State Of Alabama and Domestic Subsidiaries at the close of business on DECEMBER 31, 1969 . ASSETS. 1. Cash and due from banks (including $ None unposted debits) . . 974.865.28 2. U. S. Treasury securities " 1,892,030.79 3. " ............... 4. Sficurities of other U. S. Governmentagencies and corpora;ions : . 664,984.38 Obligations of States and political subdivisions ...... 855,264.93 ~- Other securities (including $ None corporate stocks)'... None 6. Trading account securities ...... None 7. Federal funds sold and securiiies'purct~ase~ under agreements to resell 500,000.00 8. Other loans .................... 3,308,823.70 9. l~k premises, furniture and fixtures, and other assets representing bank premises .................... 35,000.00 10. ~eal estate owned other than bank premises ........ None 11. Investments in subsidiaries not consolidated ........ None 2. Customer,s liability to this bank on acceptances OUtstanding ......................... None 13. ~her assets ........................ None 14. I1OTAL ASSETS 8,230,969.08 - LIABILITIES- 15. Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and 16. ~mrp:ra~::vings deposits of individuals, partnerships, and 2,681,607.55 17. Corporations .......................... 4,362,891.38 Deposits of United States Government .............. 54,333.14 18.19. ~ePOsits of States and political subdivisions ........... 387,489.87 20. eposits of foreign governments and official institutions . None DePosits of commercial banks ............... None 21. Certified and officers' checks etc .................. 49,271.46 22. TOTAL DEPOSITS ...... ' ......... $ 3,014,202.02 (a) Total demand deposits ........... 4,521,391.38 Co) Total time and savings deposits ...... 7,535,593.40 23. Federal funds purchased and securities sold under agreements to repurchase ................. None 24. Oth6r liabilities for borrowed money ........ . . . None 25. Mortgage indebtedness ................... None 26. cceDtances executed by or for account of this bank and Outstanding ......................... None 27. Other liabilities ........................... 53,931.35 28. rOTAL LIABILITIES .................. 7,589,524.75 29. MINORITY INTEREST I]~ CONSOLIDATED SUBSIDIARIES ....................... None - RESERVES ON LOANS AND SECURITIES . The Church of God is having their monthly singing, Friday night at 7:30 P. M. The fea- tured group will be the Sons of Harmoney from Enterprise, Alabama. Other singers will be there, including the Harmonetts MRS. McCREARY FUNERAL SERVICES HELD S ATURDAY Mrs. Genevieve McCreary, a resident of 3112 Lexington Road, Montgomery, passed away Thursday, January8, 1970 in a Florala hospital. She had visited her sister, Miss Helen White, in Florala many times and had a host of friends here. She was a member of the First Methodist Church and a resident of Montgomery for 41 years. Survivors are one son, Ro- bert McCreary of Atlanta, Ga.; one sister, Miss Helen ~aite of Florala; sister-in-law, Miss Sally Lee McCreary of Mont- gomery, and 3 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 3:30 P. M. Saturday from the Leak-Memory Chapel with the Reverends Joe Bates and Wil- but Walton officiating. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery. PERSONALS ReD. Joe Bates and Mr. Rhoice Tyner attended the fun- eral of Mrs. Geneieve Mc- Creary in Montgomery, Satur- day. Mr. and Mrs. RubenHendrix of Fort Walton visited his bro- ther and family, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Hendrix, Sunday. LADIES WILLING WORKERS MEET The Ladies Willing Workers of the Church of God met Mon- day night at the home of Mrs. Edna Bryan. The meeting op- ened with prayer. The presi- dent, Mrs. Jessie Blackwell, then discussed with the ladies both old and new business. Dur- ing a period of fellowship, re- freshments were enjoyed by alL Those attending the meeting were Mrs. LulaScroggins, Mrs. Sue Durkee, Mrs. Jean Sexton, Mrs. Juanetta Stewart and Mrs. Joyce Smith. The next meeting will be Monday night and the host will be Mrs. Sue Durkee. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sin- from Enterprise. These are aH dedicated young people with a message of song on their hearts. The City of Laurel Hill pur- chased it's first fully equipped fire truck in January ~ 1969. Since that date much time has been spent at drills, organ/za- tionaI meeting and answering alarms. The Volunteer Firs Depart- ment is manned by unpaid vol- unteers, men who give freely of their time as a service to this community. Since obtain- inn the fire truck, the City has purchased 2 radios, one for the fire truck and one for the mayor's office, also a central alarm that is mounted on the water tower. On the anniversary of the purchase of the fire truck, Chief Douglas Rogers received a call from Mayor Cortez Steele, Wednesday (January 7, 1970) at 5.-45 P. M. and was noti- fied of a house on fire near the traffic light, near l.~lams Super Market. The house was occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Har- vey Pettis. They escaped In- ju,cy but the house and con- tents were a total loss. The fire department responded in record time after notifica- tion, however, due to the flames 30, Reserve for bad debt losses on loans (set up pursuant Internal Revenue Service rulings) ............... 51,312.97 31. ~ther reserves on loans .................. None " :~: 32. ~cserves on securities ................... None 33. OTAL RESERVES ON LOANS ANDSECURITIES ......... 51,312.97 c . CAPITAL ACCOUNTS - ,d 34. apital notes and debentures ......... h" " " " ist:Nne 35. (Specify interest rate and maturity of eac i sue ou a' g) 36. ~quity capital, total None A REALLY BIG CHECK - - - Tlne W. Davis, Montgomery ~referr ar alue None ed stock - total p v ............. businessman, .presents a check that is large in size (6'x2 1/4P) 37. .. (No. shares outstanding - None) and amount ($25,000) to Bill Frazer and Rex Hollingsworth ~mmon stock - total par value ............... . 200,000.00 of the Alabama Sheriffs Association Boys Ranch. The monsy 38. .~ (No. shares authorized 2000)(No. shares outstanding 2000) will be used to build another home for an additional 15 boys ~urplus ............................. 200,000.00 39. Undivided profits ............... 165,131.36 at the Ranch. There are 307 homeless Alabama boysonthe 40. ~Reserve for contingencies ~tnd other capital reserves . . 25,000.0 waiting list. 41. 42. ~UrAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 590,131.36 I'OTAL LIABILITIES, RESERVES, AND CAPITAL B R hR " . o,,oo oys an C ecel YeS M EMORANDA - Donation Of $25,000 step in the right direc on." Acton said the increase In the number of boys will mean that the ranch will have to raise an additional $22,500 per year in operating expenses. "It costs an average of $1, 500 per year to support each boy with the bare nscessltles." 2%ore are $2 boys now at Boys Ranch. Located in ~ County, 25 miles south of Selma, Boys P, anch was founded in 1966. "The ranch is not a reform school or a correctional in- stitution. Our boys are here simply because they need a honm--becanse they are the imlocent vicUms of neglect," Acton said. Operational money for the ranch comes main~ from $10 per y~r honorary~nmmher- ships eo~ributed by the public. I. Average of total deposits for the 15 calendar days ending with ............................. 7,487,603.23 2. Average of tote c a 11 date1 loans for the 15 calendar days ending with Call date ......................... 3,387,952.41 3. Vnearned discount on instalment loans included in total capital accounts .................... None . . . SONS OF HARMONY The young people will be serving refreshments. Every- one is invited. cere thanks to everyone who remembered us with cards, flowers, and food, and to all Birth Announcement Mr. and Mrs. a~urli~ Zeron (Mary Sue Mills) announce the birth of a baby girl, Susan Renee, on January 5. The maternal ~nts, Mr. and IVLrs. F. N. Mills of RFD 2, Florala left Friday to spend a week with their daughter and family. II So,,,~,~,_,G" G. Hart, Executive Vice President, of the above-named bank, do ot-~?~L.Y swear that this report of condition is true and correct, to the best J KnOWledge and belief. CoLLect -- Attest: DIRECTORS G. G. HART --^" ROdwell, Jr. ~" Williams. Jr. ~x Whltcomb " ~ta~o~-' Alabama, County of Covington, ss: cQ,,,,,rn to and subscribed before me this 7th day of Jan., 1970, and Ihereby -,uy that I am net an officer or director of this bank. bly Commission expires December I, 1972. Helen Robbins, Notary Public. A $25,000 gift to the Ale- bama Sheriffs Association Boys Ranch by Tine Wo Davis, Mont- gomery businessman, will be used for the construction of a new ranch home to house 15 homeless boys. Davis, presenting the check to Boys Ranchers Bill Fraser and Rex Hollingsworth, said, 'q know of no finer cause than this. I have seen the excellent results the ranch has achieved in providing a home for un~ort~ unate yourJg men. 'l~ese boys are taking their piece in society as fine citizens.', Don Aeton, Administrator of the ranch, said construction of the new facility will begin im- mediately. "We are really grateful for this support. We have 307 boys on our waiting list who badly need a home. This is a good Martin FLORALA. ALABAMA JAN. 16-17 FRI. AND SAT. those who extended sympathy to us at the time of death of ,, ALS() ; --,o ooe "a minute _] - The family of Mrs. Lora CARD OF THANKS a se~111~~l would like to take this oppor- t-unity to thank the many friends, relatives, and doctors for their SUN. AND NON. JAN. 18- services and kind expressions of sympathy - the food, flowers, visits, prayers and comforting words during the sickness and death of our beloved husband and father. -The Bill Taylor Family 1-15-1tc already having extended through the roof and bitter cold which hampers operations, the de- partment could only contain the fire. Residents of the City of Laurel Hill should notify May- or Cortez Steele at Phone 2333 or Fire Chief Do~las Rogers at 2833 in the event of fire or other emergency. 7 Car Insurance I too High? b Farm Bureau ... and keep the change! Bobbie P. $nowd,~ AGENT OFFICE PHONE 222-4133 HONE PHONE 222-5350 ANDALUSIA, ALA IN FLORALA CALL 8-5015 W FLORALA, ALA DISCOUNT HEALTH & BEAUTY AIDS 5ALE STARTS JAN. 15 - ENDS JAN. 17 3.25 OZ. TUBE CREST MINT OR REG. 65# VALUE 17-OZ. SCOPE | $1.49 VALUE 3-O1. TUBE BRYLCREAM HAIRDRESS $1.05 VALUE 9-OZ. ARRID SPRAY $1.79 VALUE Sale Starts Friday, January 9 ,1),c' SIfE ALL CHILDRENS OHEIL~CKLADIES ALL FALL AND WINTER PiKE ONE RACK CHILDRENS Off FAINIOII IIIOPPI lANK AMEIICAID AND iASTEIICHAIGE WELCOME HEIE