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iE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. FLORALA NEWS ~THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1976 PAGE 7 News Of Interest Cont. From Front business firms who have a permanent business address Ire a part of their commumty. these simple rules, the property or home owner himself from damage by subterranean termites and )eing victimized by unscrupulous fast talking artists. In you are solicRed by an individual or firm who cannot that he holds a license for operation within this secure his name, the best address possible and by all secure the license number of the vehicle in which he is bad part about these door-to-door solicitors, they are Walking and you never see a vehicle. Of Alabama Makes National During The Year 1975 is a record Alabama would much rather not have achieved it happened and we appreciate State Civil De- C. J. Sullivan sending us the following lnforma- R least somebody in the Wallace administration remem- Florala and The Florala News is a part of Alabama. C.J. Wallace requested and Alabama received five major declarations during 1975. FDAA tells us that this is a record. the last three years Alabama has been involved in tajor disaster declarations than during the entire history Defense. Yet less than I00 Alabama citizens have lost ~es as disaster victims. -eight of our sixty-seven counties are presently re- under our federal/slate disaster assistance re- Program. 4,000 Alabama citizens have received federal/state Central and Southwest Alabama with amounts of 7 to 15 inches. Besides major river flooding, there was also extensive flash- flooding to other areas including the Mobile area. Damage totals over the whole area was something like one-fourth million dol- lars. SEPTEMBER 23 . . . HURRICANE "ELOISE" She moved onshore just East of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, about 6 A.M. CST on September 23 and moved Northward ra- pidly through Southeast and East-Central Alabama. Winds ex- ceeded Hurricane force over several Southeast Alabama Coun- ties. Heaviest damage was in the 14 county area of Chambers, Lee, Macon, Russell, Bullock, Barbour, Pike, Crenshaw, Cov- ington, Coffee, Dale, Henry, Geneva and Houston. Winds were clocked at 120 MPH at Fort Rucker. Other peak gusts included 88 MPH at Dothan, 74 MPH at Auburn and 59 MPH at Anniston. Eloise inflicted very heavy damage to agriculture with an es- timated 50,000 uprooted pecan trees. Much of the corn crop was a total loss and the soybean crop was severely damaged. Hundreds of buildings were damaged and somedestroyed. Numerous mobile homes were destroyed or damages. Power outages were wide- spread and, in some cases, lasted for several days. * THE YEAR OF THE RAINS Parts of South Alabama got nearly a two-year supply of rain during 1975, but it was wet practically everywhere. Even in ex- treme North Alabama, Huntsville had crossed the 70-inch rain- fall amount by the third week m December. That's a surplus of about 20 inches. But the real wetness was over South Alabama and it looks like the Conecuh County seat of Evergreen will lake the rainfall "honors" for 1975. By December 29, theyear's total there stood at an incredible 106.67 inches. That's nearly 50 inches above nor- mat! It is believed to be the most rain ever recorded in one year anywhere in Alabama. In fact, Evergreen had already received their normal year's supply before the year was half gone-- 58.40 inches for the first 6 months including 18.20 inches in April alone. * Indicates Major Disaster Declarations would be mighty nice if that kitchen could be finished - cabinets built and the kitchen furnished with cooking utensils, china and silverware. It is mighty inconvenient to use as it is now, though a lot of people enjoyed the use of it during the summer months for family reunions, class reunions, etc. It could be a lot nicer if we had a Representative and a SENATOR who was interested in the welfare of this end of the county. How many of you have seen Crum Foshee in the Florala- Lockhart area since he was here asking for yonr vote and sup- port in his Senate race? I haven't heard what his plans are, but I hope he does come this way once again asking for my vote. I want to have the opportunity of saying - - NO, thank you! I feel a little differently where Frank Jackson is concerned. He is about as friendly a fellow as you will ever run into - the kind of person that you can enjoy being around. When he called last week, he asked about all the family, including Mack and Lucile (Morn and Mack). Now some of that is the politician, but some of it is genuine concern, too. Lockhart Town Council Minutes Minutes of the meeting of the Lockhart Town Council, January 5, 1976. The first monthly meeting of the Lockhart Town Council was held at the Lockhart Town Hall on Monday evenmg, January 5, 1976 at 6:00 p.m. Present: Mayor Tim merman; Council members: Ed Ward, Glen Manning, Eugene Birge. C. G. Reynolds and George Lancaster; Town Clerk: Ottis r recovery grants. Birge. The meeting was called to Wallace appreciates the cooperation and dedicated Dogs Kill Young Hinson's Pet Goat order by Mayor Timmerman so many of our federal, slate and local government 0r helping Alabama overcome the devastating effects S. Personal assistance is especially appreciated." Alabama Weather Highlights Director Sullivan also sent us a summary of Alabama wea- hlighis, from the National Weather Service, which has to sort of a record, also. It is most interesting: ALABAMA -- A YEAR FOR THE DUCKS vet in Alabama by any standard but over parts of almost unbelievable amounts of rain fell--in- ~eWhopping 107 inches at Evergreen. This meant there floods -- and there were big floods on at least three The worst came in April. were tornadoes. None to match the super outbreak 1974, to be sure, but there were big ones m Tuscaloosa City. There were about 35 tornadoes during the year g on 15 days. Two persons were killed and 127 injuried. are described in more detail later m this story. we even had ahurricane -- a real one. Eloise brought to Southeast Alabama on September 23. as a year without any real big snowstorms -- nor any hot weather. In fact, the temperature finally man- reach I00 on only onedayat only one station -- that being in Cherokee County on September 5. It reached 99 at communities during July and August. for the year was 6 abovezeroat New Market, in North- County on January 14. That's the station, inciden- holds Alabama's all time low temperature record of )W zero. take a closer look at the 7 biggest weather stories of in Alabama -- listed in the order of occurrence. The Hugh Hinsons who reside on North Sixth Street, sure had a bad experience during the weekend. Their youngest son, Mark, a fourth grader at Florala City School, had saved his money and bought a pet goat from a friend for $7.00. Mark's mother, Peggy, had told me earlier about the goat and how much her boys and their friends enjoyedplaymg with "Billy" goat. Additionally, Peggy said that she loved having him around because he served as a garbage disposal -- he would eat just about anything. But his favorite food was sweet potato peelings. They really are an amusing animal and are just as personable as can be. Hugh had built Billy Goat a pen in back of their home and he was kept penned so as not to bother neighbors. The pen has a spring-type gate that swings only one way, making it fairly easy for anyone or anything to get in the pen, but near impossible for Billy to get out, unless someone turned him out. Mark, who bought feed for his pet out of his own money, got up early Sunday morning to feed Billy Goat and found only his re- mains in the pen. A dog or dogs had either been turned in the pen or pushed the gate open, killed thegoat and had eaten most of him. Of course the boys had cried and were so upset that all three of them slept with Peggy and HughSunday night. Peggy was famished, to say the least, Monday morning when she came by the office to report this happening - they were none able to sleep. I just don't know what the answer is going to be with all this dog trouble. It looks to me like the Mayor and Council will have to pass some sort of leash law to try and cope with this situation. This is a problem that all towns face - large or small. We can't afford to hire a dog catcher and operate a dog pound, which would be the most logical answer. Theonty other alternative I can think of, would be for Council to pass a leash law. Mr. Oscar Wooten, employed with The Bank of Florala, told me at the football banauet Saturday nicht, that he thought he had seen the dogs I had written about in last weeks column, out near 10 TORNADO OUTBREAK land area of St. Clair County where one persorl was ~d 38 injured. Damage m the two St. Clair County towns at $5 million. Later that same afternoon, a for- touching the ground, touched down at Montgomery's Airport causing an estimated $1 million damage. For state, damage for January 10 amounted to roughtly, * ~UARy 16 - 17 SoIYrH ALABAMA FLOODS l~Uch as II inches of rain wRhin 48 hours set off serious over South-Central Alabama. Numerous roads were Water, bridges were washed out and farmland flooded. livestock was lost. By the 20th, the Pea River at 37.3 feet at Elba -- 7 feet above flood stage. It was level since 1929. Over 150 homes were damaged by water and about I00 persons evacuated--mainly at It was a rash of tornadoes across Alabama on January I0 Harrison's Curve,on 331, blorth, Friday. He said he saw a big ones.-" By far, the most serious one was in the" German ~hepherd~d a Chow,- neither of which had collarg, The Hinson hoy41=~aid they heard their German Shepherd bark;. ing Saturday night, but did not go out to investigate. It probably is a good thing they didn't. Mothers with small children sorely do need to be very careful not to leave them in the yard unattended. Dogs that would kill and eat a goat, if they were hungry, would do the same to a small child. And according to this report, theywould not really be safe behind a fence. Those dogs either had to jump the fence after killing the goat and eating him, or someone had to let them out, after allowing them to commit this vicious act. People staying at home need, not only to look out for them- selves, but for their neighbors and report any suspicious look- ing dogs, especially thos'e without collars, to the Florala Police Departm ent. The Hinsons have reason to believe the killing of Billy Goat may have been a malicious act. But they have no way of know- ing for sure - except that someone may have seen something susnicious Saturday night. If so, the Hh, sons would certainly 23 TORNADO OUTBREAK appreciate your letting them know. You just hate not the second costly tornado outbreak for Alabama in knowing what really happened in cases like this. Weeks. Four tornadoes touched the ground during the inflicting an estimated $7.2 million damage. One YOU Hare To Admire A Man Who was killed and 52 injured. The fatality and 51 of the m- Occurred at Tuscaloosa where, by far, the most severe occured. It struck first in the Taylorville Community .~s south of downtown Tuscaloosa around 12:35 P.M. and North-Northeast to Holt, 6 miles Northeast of downtown The heaviest damage within the Tuscaloosa proper -~ar the~rsection of 1-59 and McFarland Blvd., in South- Damage in the entire Tuscaloosa area amounted Zrly $6.9 million. Thirty buildings were destroyed, 284 damaged and 624 had minor damage. About 40 minutes another tornado inflicted heavy damage m the Jones Cha- in Cullman County. * 3 - I0 . . . ANOTHER MAJOR SOUTH ALABAMA FLOOD rains in almost 50 years deluged parts of South- and Southeast ALabama... 14to 17 inches in some areas. )f it fell on the evening of April 9. The resulting flooding heavy damage to both public and private property. Agri- damage alone rose well into the millions. One of the areas was Brewton. * . . THIRD BIG FLOOD days of torrential rain at the end of July over South- THEATRES and opened with prayer by Coun- cilman Birge. Minutes of the previous meeting, held on De- cember 15, 1975, were read. With the exception to the fol- lowing change "Eugene Birge was appointed to serve as co- ordinator for the Cub Scout pack for the Town of Lock- hart," Councilman Birge made a motion that the minutes be approved as read. Seconded by Councilman Manning. All ap- proved. The financial report for the month of December was pre- sented to members of the coun- cil by the Town Clerk. Mayor Timmerman reported that the Town hadcompleted and submitted all pre-application paperwork needed for a Housing and Urban Development 701 grant, and a Community De- velopment block grant in the amount of $150,000. Hopeful: ly, action will be taken on the Town's grant applications dur- ing the month of February, 1976. Councilman Ward discussed the need for an additional 400 feet of 1 1/2" waterhoseforthe town's firetruck. Council mem- bers asked the town clerk to obtain prices from various yen- AROUSEL TWIN CINEMA DOWNTOWN OPP THUR. THRU TUE JAN. 15 - 20 IqOBE~qT LOUIS STEVENSON S TEC HNICOLOP.:,~ DIXIELAND l)rive-ln Theatre Hwy. 84 between Opp & Elba FRI., SAT., SUN. JAN. 16-17-18 OPEN AT 6:00 START AT 6:30 TICKET OFFIClt OPEN TILL 8:30 ® FEATURE WILL : SHOWN ONCE EACH STARTING AT 7:00 SAT. & SUN. AT 2:00 IS "BARGAIN FE ders and to purchase 400 feet of hose from the lowest bidder - providing hose was of the same quality and tested at 400 PSI. Councilman Reynolds asked what action had been taken to purchase a used truck for use by the Town's maintenance crew. Mayor Timmerman sta- ted that we were still trying to locate a good used truck at a reasonable price. Councilman Lassiter sug- gested that bills owed by the Town be reviewed by all mem- bers of the Council prior to payment. All Council members agreed that henceforth all bills, with the exception of routine utility bills, shall be reviewed by members of the Council dur- ing the regular council meet- ing held on the third Monday of each month. All members of the council expressed some concern about the lack of control over duties performed by both the Town's Recorder and the Town's police- man. Councilman Birge asked the Town Clerk to review all matters relating to these two functions and to present his findings and recommendations to members of the Council at the next regular council meet ing. This study request was approved by Mayor Timmer- man and all members of the council. There being no further busi- ness to come before the Coun- cil, a motion was made by Councilman Birge to adjourn. Motion seconded by Council- man Manning. Meeting closed with prayer by Councilman Man- ning. The next council meet- mg will be held at 6:00 p.m., January 19, 1976. Laurel Hill City Council Minutes Admits His Shortcomings I received a long distance telephone call last Friday afternoon and the guy on the other end of the line, Representative Frank Jackson of Opp, said - "This is that old ugly ducklin' you wrote about in the paper this week," or something similar to that. Anyway I was pleased to hear from the old boy and find that he was still kickin', if not so high. Frank said that he had been sick and stayed in the hospital about three weeks and then at home recuperating another three weeks. He had a problem with not getting enough oxygen to the brain, which the doctors said might require surgery. We cer- lainly hope not and he said that his wife had put her foot down and wouldn't agree to that at all. Frank says he is feeling much bette r. On the subject never receiving any of the State Legal Notices - Proclamations by the Governor, he said that was a problem that arose before his and my time and he didn't think there was any- thing he could do about that. However, he said he would try. He said that he never had asked for the proclamations for any news- paper, though he guessed he should, but never had made a prac- tice of doing so. You know I told you last week that Jim Lambert thought we had received the other half of the Proclamations. Since The Opp News published No. 8 through No. 17, and the Andalusia Star News didn't receive any, he thought surely The Florala News had Proclamations No. 1 through 7. When I told him that the governor's office didn't recognize but two newspapers in the Laurel Hill City Council, m regular session Thursday night took immediate action to pro- vide council supervision m the present and future special pro- jects. The action was taken follow- ing a report by Council chair- man Day in what he said was strong criticism from the pub- lic when workmen on the new storage building at the main well site failed to "dry in" the roof before quitting work, which allowed the uncovered roof decking to get wet during the holiday rams and buckle up, that could have required installation of new materials. All agreed some actio n should be taken in eliminatinglike pro- blems in the future. Following a lenghty discussion on the matter, Councilman Sanders a- greed to take over the respon- sibility until this building is completed and also re-roofing of the RuritanClubHouse, dam- aged during the September hur- ricane. In other action council re- quested Councilman-Fire Chief Wynn to operate the fire truck at adequate intervals to insure that the truck would be ready at all times for immediate use and voted to pave the fire house driveway. Sanders was author- ized to proceed with this pav- ing when paving the ramp at the new building. The need for immediate ac- tion on the two items became apparent Friday night, Decem- ber 26, when the fire truck failed to start and the neces- county, he called and gave them a racking over about not getting sary manpower wasn't on hand the other half of the proclamations, to push it off. The parking In order for the amendments to be legally voted on in the res- pectiv e counties in Alabama, they must be published in each COunty in the State of Alabama for four successive weeks next preceding the day appointed for the election... Not a portion of the procla- mations, but ALL the proclamations. When editor Lambert made his call, of course the Governor's Office made some excuse about having sent them. But Jim said that he and his wife were the only ones who opened the mail and he had been looking for them, specifically. Guess what? The other half of theproclamations arrived at the Star News Office thevery next day, but too late for them tobe pub- fished for four successive weeks and otherwise, the vote in Cov- ington County won't be legal. So if any of you want to protest these amendments being voted on today (Tuesday) just go right ahead. Because they sure haven't been published in their entirety in Covington County for four suc- area ramp to the building had been torn away several weeks ago and the drive way had been filled with clay. The truck was finally started by being pulled off. Council also voted to immedi- ately start releasing temporary employees working under the Federal funded CET program, due to funds running out. Clerk Hurston reported that funds were running out. Clerk Hurston reported that funds were down to approximately $3100, enough to pay one em- Council is also waiting the re- ceipt of the $8000 Federal ass- istance funds in conneetionwith the damage by the hnrricane. In other action approved an ammendement to city Ordmaee 136 in reference to penaltys imposed on all unpaid water bills, which states "All unpaid customers accounts shall be deliquent on the 21st day of each month. A $10 penalty will be added to the deliquent bill. To continue water service, the customer must pay unpaid gross balance, plus the $10 penalty". In related action to the matter council also approved a request by clerk Hurston to include a copy of the ordinance along with a letter to each customer sta- ting the "Clerks office will be open for payment of water bills on the 2, 3, 4, 9, I0, 19, and 20th of each month from 6 p.m. till 7 p.m., ex- cept Sundays and Holidays. The effective date of the ordinance change and clerks office hours were set for February Irst. Farm Management Workshop Robert E. Linder, Extension Farm Agent, announces that there is going to be a Farm Management Workshop held at Auburn Univ ersity January 27 - 28, 1976. The workshop will begin at 9:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 27, in Comer Hall Auditorium on the Auburn Uni- versity Campus, and end at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, January 28, 1976. This workshop, sponsored by Auburn University and the Ala- bama Society of Farm Managers cessive weeks, which is required by law. ployee until June. Council ex- and Rural Appraisers, will Jim probably got proclamations No. 1 - No. 7 in three weeks by pressed their appreciation for cover several topics of vast running them in his Sunday edition. The problem is, George the program, and hope future importance to every farm man- is too busy running for President to stay at home and look after funds will be available, uger. Among the topics to be dis- In other action Council voted Alabama's business. Of course, he leaves someone in.charge, to clear up the Almirante well I guess, and they bungle the job, too. site area. President Day noted I hope to the good Lord that, come election time again, the the building looked good, but people of Alabama will elect someone who wants to be Governor the pried up debris took away of Alabama - not President of the United States. State business is big business and needs the constant attention of a full-time the overall apperance. Also in governor, reference to the hurricane clean But, back to Frank Jackson, he admits the Florala and Lock-, up, the project was reported to have progressed in a satisfac- hart areas are not getting the attention promised but he said tory manner, with the biggest they did manage to get tables and chairs and a refrigerator for the (so called) State Park Activities Building. This is true part remaining being hauling and filling up the remaining and I guess is better than nothing, but I want what was promised stump holes, and some debris this area - the upgrading and refurbushing of the park. Too. it remaining to be removed. cussed are contracts and their modification, farm business or- ganization including partner- ships and corporations, farm reel estate leasing, legal lia- bility, changes in farm taxes and estate planning. For further information re- garding the workshop, contact Robert E. Linder, Extension Farm Agent, at the County Ex- tension Office or call him at 222-3712. bama Pork Industries Conference The Alabama Pork Industries Conference will be held Janu- ary 20 and 12 at the Jovonn Motel in Auburn, Alabama. Claude Pike, Extension Farm Agent, issued an appeal urging all hog producers and others interested in the swine indus- try to attend this important event. Pike said outslandmg speak- ers from North Carolina, In- diana and Alabama will be on the program and discuss new research, production and mar- keting practices. The perfor- mance tested boar sale will also be held on Wednesday, January 21, beginning at 1:30 p.m. inthe Livestock Arena. A number of commercial ex- hibits will be on display during the two-day event. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m., January 20, follow- ed by the program at 10:00 a.m. The major topic that will be discussed and events are as follows: economics of feeder pig production in Alabama; mar- ket more pigs persow; and, pro- ducing healthier feeder pigs. How one large confinement swine operation is managed, North Carolina's swinedemons- tration farm, research plans for Auburn's new swine unit. The group will also tour the new swine research unit. A banquet will be held at 7:00 p.m. Topics and events for Wed- nesday, January 21, are as fol- lows: hedging as a swine mar- keting tool; how two successful swine operations are managed; value of boar performance test- ing and results of the Auburn Swine Evaluation Station. The events will end with the boar sale. DEA'FH CL,A.IMS IJFE OF MRS. JOSEPHINE E[ HI'rAKER MONDAY Mrs. Josephine W. Whitaker, age 42, a resident of Route Two, Florala, passed .array in Flo- rala Memorial Hospital, Mon- day night, January 12, 197b. She was a native of Geneva County and a member of the Chapel Hill Baptist Church. She was a life long resident of this area. Survivors are her husband, Robert Whitaker of Route Two, Florala; one son, Charles Glen Whitaker of Route Two, Flo- rala; two brothers, Jim Wise of Enterprise and James Wise of Florala; oae sister, Mrs. Juanita Casey of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Funeral services were con- ducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday from the Chapel Hill Baptist Church with the Reverends Wil- liam Aplin and E. A. Caraway officiating. Burial was in the Chapel Hill Cemetery with Evans Funeral Home directing. Ill Hello Friends & Citizens What does the following mean to you? Protection, connection, bribery, blackmail, "The Price is Right," "My Country, My Country right or wrong My Country," healing spiritual or man made, E. S. P., unidenilfied flying objects, the connection bet- ween tobacco, alcohol, drugs, gambling, etc. and misery, money and deaths they cost, alibies and excuses from most authorities and news media for spending millions to advertise and push to- bacco, alcohol and gambling and have two left feet stopping drug addiction, confusion, cover-up, intimidation, electronic survefl- ance, confiscation of Ex-President Nixon's tapes, papers, etc., biological, chemical, electronic control and or influence used by men on their fellow men, the blame for being enticed, persuaded and or seduced into costly and enslaving habits is then thrown on the victim and or naieve and sucker, and can the authorities appreciably reduce insurance rates by good Legislation and or enforcement of same on speeding, D.W.I., mechanical safety measures, etc. If not, why not. If these articles are neurolac, paranoid and or untimely, then so be it. Lets have an open discussion. Maybe the smart people can make me look bad. Hope to continue. Dan McLeod P. O. Box 103 Lockhart, Alabama HELP WANTED - elderly WANTED - Peanut acreage: lady. Phone 8-6833. Also, for to rent or buy. Call Mitter sale - cotton mattresses. Phone Adams. 8-6833. 1-15-1tp 1-15-1tp Lose weight with New Shape Tablets and Hydrex Water Pills at MOODY DRUG. 1-15-3tp THE OLD STORE is still here. We have DeWitt's Pills, Hadacol, Latham's Liniment and a lot of other good and useful things. Prescriptions are our MAIN business. BOOTH DRUG CO. 1- 15- ltc FOR SALE - 3 piece den and 5 piece dinette set. Also 1966 Dodge. Call 858-6345. 1-15-1tp FOR SALE FOR SALE: 12x70 mobile home. Set up in Florala. Approximately 18 months old. 3 bedrooms, bath and I/2. Central heat and air. A real good buy. Ann Agency Phone 222-5544 or 222- 4370. 12-25-tfc FOR SALE - 8N Ford Trac- tor. All most like new, with four new tires. $1,400.00 Su- per A Farmall tractor; one row with bottom plow disk harrow cultivator; and planter. All in A-I shape. $1,400.00. Just North of new telephone build- ing, on Adams Street in Pax- ton, Florida. I- 15 - Itp FOR SALE - corn fed beef. 80˘ per pound, cut and wrap- ped. Call Derry Braswell at 4-6611 or 4-5906. 1-15-2tp FOR SALE - Citrus, pecan, peach, pear and other fruit trees, also camellias, azaleas and Var ornamentals. Tele- phone 858-2711 nights. Dean's Nursery, Samson Hwy., Flo- rala. 1 - 15 -tfc FOR SALE - 1971 Catalina Pontiac. One owner. Call 8- 3375 or 8-3302 at night. 1-15-1tp ATWELL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY - Homes, electrical wiring, plumbing, remodeling and roofing. Phone 898-2731 or 898-2431. 1 - 15 -4tp FOR SALE - good used bed- room suit. Phone Mrs. F. L. Cannon, 8-4065. 1-15-1tc PIANO IN STORAGE .... Beautiful Spinet-Console sto- red locally. Reported like new. Responsible party can lake on low payment balance. Write be- fore we send truck. Joplin Piano, P. O. Box I03, Panama City, Fla. 32401. l- 15- Itp FOR SALE - 1970 Plymouth Sports Satellite. Call 8-3185 or after 6:00 8-2056. I- l-tfc IF LEAKING WATER Faucets or valves are your problem, call Q. P. Flournoy, 8-3512 for fast and economical repairs. 1-8-4tp WANTED - 2 or 3 bedroom house to rent. In or near rio- rata. Please contact Mr. or Mrs. Watson at 8-8101 or 566- 6997 in Troy. l-l-tfc GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY: For right party and fabric and sewing industry to be opening soon in Florala, Alabama. Ideal job and career for middle aged lady. If you have experi- ence in this field, we would like to talk to you. Must have minimum investment of $5,000 to cover inven- tory. Will train right party. For further details, write to: c/o The Florala News, P.O. Box 467, Florala, Ala- bama 36442. Mark WEn- terprises. I- l-4tc