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! ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. JBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTIONI DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. FLORALA NEWS -THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1976 PAGE 5 / 'BELL receives first place trophy in Class A Individual year in a row to win first place) from Tommy math instructor. SONYA MOSLEY, of Florala High School, accepts full-year scholarship from Mike Jones, president of the Andalusia Kiwanis Club, during seventh annual Mathematics Tournament at Lurleen B. Wallace State Junior College. @ ace ournamen 450 high school representing 46 South Northwest rio- POured into Anda- for the seventh Tourna School Students Wallace State ect of LBW's the day- set new records in of individuals and The Scho- also reach- for the 1976 were divided into Class A, AA, in and ciph- Teams were to the mat- team winners are Class AAA - First place - Choctawhatchee Senior High School, Fort Walton Beach, Florida; Second place - Enterprise High School; Third place - Andalusia High School. Class AA -First place - T. R. Miller High School, Brewton, Alabama; Second place - Elba High School; Third place- Gen- eva Hil~h School. Class A - First place - Pax- ton High School, Paxton, Flo- rida; Second place - Brantley High School; Third place - Lowndes County High School, Fort Deposit, Alabama. Individual winners - Class AAA - First place - John Hob- son, Choctawhatchee Senior High School, Fort Walton, Flo- rida; Second place - DavidSter- her, Choctawhatchee Senior taught and High School, Fort Walton, Flo- or the high rida; Third place - Thomas Price, Choctawhatchee Senior afternoon awards administrators presented top three teams Individual tro- awarded to the top in each clas- and scholarship win- Senior High Walton Beach, sweep of the team awards in Class Florida school took history of the tour- Walked away with and third place U the individual corn- a senior at Pax- was the "man individual com- helping his the first place tro- A team competi- third in a ; honors competi- after receiv- Bell's namewas High School, Fort Walton, Flo- rida. Class AA - First place - Leo- nard Myers, T. R. Miller High School, Brewton; Second place - Bill Brunson, Elba High School; Third place - Mike Taylor, T. R. Miller High School. Class A - Tommy Bell, Pax- ton High School, Paxton, Flo- rida; Second place- Dianne Evans, Creushaw Christian Academy, Luverne, Alabama; Third place - Tim Jackson, Brantley High School. Scholarship winners: Anda- lusia Rotary Club - Tommy Bell, Paxton High School; An- dalusia Kiwanis Club - Sonya Mosley, Florala High School. Wilson Completes again as winner of T Rotary ClubScto- raining r scholarship results, and An official at Chanute AFB, III., has announced the gradua- tion of Staff Sergeant John T. lllingdon Wilson from the U.S. Air Force aircraft egress systems equip- leQses ment repairman course con- ducted by the Air Training Corn- The Alabama Rural Electric Association (AREA) concluded another successful annual meeting this month in Mont- gomery with a host of speakers and educators discussing our John E. Hill role in the future of energy. "Our statewide meeting fea- tured the nation's foremost experts on energy and the measures we must take to meet America's growing demands for fuel and energy," stated AREA Executive Vice President Pail Gibbs. A highlight of the meeting was the presentation to Georgia Democratic Senator Heman Talmadge of the AREA "Emi- nent Service Award." The colorful Georgia Senator was "recognized for his interest and action in improving rural life in Alabama and the nation," according to Gibbs. Gibbs continued, Senator Talmadge was the architect of the Rural Development Act of 1972, which we think will be as important to rural development in the future as the Rural Elec- trification Act of 1935 has been, up to now." Other notable speakers in- chded Alabama State Senator L. D. (Dick) Owen of Bay Mi- nette and Dr. Michael L~wen- stein of the University of Den- ver. Owen discussed the upcoming session of the legislature and stated that he did not foresee the legislature levying addi- tional taxes for another three years. He admitted that "living within our budget" would not be easy because the cost of govern- ment has risen at such a rapid rate. He commended the AREA for their efforts on behalf of providing economical energy to Alabama's consumers. Dr. Lowenstein predicted a "critical" shortage of energy by the year 2000 if alternate sources of power are not deve- loped. He discussed such po- tential sources of additional energy as the Gulf Stream,solar energy and atomic power. "All have some promise, but many problems will have to be worked out before they can fulfill our needs on a wide basis," con- cluded Dr. Lowenstein. "The meeting produced the excellent dialogue that we wanted, but now it's up to us to put some of these solutions to work," stated Gibbs. In other business, the dele- I Charlie C. Stephenson gates unanimously re-eledted John E. Hilt and Charlie C. Stephenson to serve on the AREA business throughout the year. John E. Hill was named general manager of Covington Electric Cooperative, Andalu- sia, in 1966. He has serv~l as Chairman of the Deacons in Andalusia First Baptist Church where he is also a Sunday school and Training Union Teacher, and a choir member. He is now a member of the Kiwanis Club of Andalusia and on the Board of Directors of the Andalusia Chamber of Commerce. Charlie C. Stephenson hails from Samson, with large farm- in_g interests nearby. He is a former president of the Samson Lions Club and chairman of the Sight Conservation Committee. In his church, Samson First Methodist, he serves as a Ste- ward and leads the choir. A gospel singing enthusiast, he has served as vice president of the Alabama State Singing Convention. He currently serves as president of the Covington Electric Coopera- tive. Charge Proposed For State Social Services Plan to take effect March 1, 1976, Commissioner Julia Oliver an- Bounced. Public comments in writing may be submitted to the Department before February 20, 1976, she added. Detailed information on the Amendments to Alabama's would: (1) reduce maximum in- The Department's organiza- "The Social Services Plan 1975-76 State Social Services come to be eligible for legal tion chart will be up-dated to embodies the use of $42.25 Plan (under Title XX of the services from $4,905 to $3,380 show changes since October l, million in Federal social ser- Social Security Act) have been (one person) and from $9,432 1975, and the toll-free number vices, funds, with the total proposed by the State Depart- to $6,500 (four persons); (2) will be discontinued March 1, Alabama budget, including ment of Pensions and Security make changes in eligibility for 1976. Federal and local funds, being Mrs. Oliver said a display $56,237,636," Mrs. Oliver said. advertisemem formally an- "It has been developed and nouncing the changes is being amended with advice and coun- distributed to newspapers sel of a representative state- throughout the State. wide committee." PAXTON HIGH SCHOOL - First place - Class A. Seventh an- nual Mathematics Tournament for High School Students held at Lurleen B. Wallace State Junior College. Team members and sponsor - Front, left to right, Cheryl proposed changes are available Mixsoa; Margaret Powell, Sponsor; Tommy Bell (first place Class at the State Office in Mont- A Individual and Andalusia Rotary Club Scholarship). Back, left . g~mery and at all county offices, to right, Craig Huckaba and Kelly SeXton. " ftwas noted. Mrs. Virginia Mills, Coving- ton County Director of Pensions and Security has this informa- tion in the local office located on Crescent Street. "We shall be glad to explain the proposed amendments and furnish other information desired concerning the Title XX Plan," Mrs. Mills said. She added, however, that all fonds available to Alabama have been budgeted for 1975- 76. In the main, the changes Love homemaker services for chil- dren, mental health counseling, and diagnostic and evaluative services; (3) expand home- maker services for adults to include recipients of aid to families with dependent chip dren--to include ADC, SSI, and income eligible recipients. Geographic areas were changed for legal and transpor- tation service and for residen- tial services for children and youth with exceptional needs. Changes were made to add the physically handicapped under residential care services for children and youth with excep- tional needs. It was noted that probation and counseling ser- vices to delinquent children have been terminated, and social functioning and protec- tive services for adults are to by provided by contract. oncern e Class Meets gave God the glory and adjour- ned until next Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Members of the Love and Concern Bible Class met Satur- day afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ada Smith, who greeted ~1 mand. ~L . , Sergeant Wilson, whose wife, everyone in her usual warm and gracious manner.Open House i" s List Lois, is the daughter of Mrs. TOMMY BELL receives Andalusia Rotary Club Scholarship Class teacher, Mrs. Alberta l~tt Nellie Cook of Rt. 2, Laurel from Dr. Charles Vtverette, LBW Dean of Instruction and mem- Gamble, was excited over just To Be Held ~Q ~ents of Huntingdon Hill, was trained to repair and ber of Rotary Club. having returned from Mobile, ,~u Montgomery were inspect aircrew emergency Ih~ the dean's list of ejection and escape systems, where she enjoyed fellowship At McArthur I'~0fi academic achieve- Completion of the course with other christians at the ocla ation conference there. If you are concerned about r-ER I~10r.l~g first semester enables him to receive aca- Pr TI ... Gamble opened the meet- the future of your son or dangh- ter, you should visit MacArthur IL~4~ala. They are Peggy demic credits from the Commu- Ii~ a ey, daughter of Mr. nity College of the Air Force. tag with prayer, after which IL4~.~'orman R. Lindsey, He is being assigned to Blythe- she related some of her ex- Alabama, during the week of ILt rey Kay Gomillion, ville AFB, Ark. WHEREAS, Cancer is a dread pie; and periences at the conference, and Feb. 9-13. This week has been li~L.~! Mr. Joel Gomillion The sergeant is a 1962 gra- disease that strikes at one out WHEREAS, The American presented a most interesting designated as National Voca- l. ~'~ and Mrs. Betty duate of Lewistown (Pa.) High of every four Americans and af- Legion and Auxiliary is noted lesson. After hearing a num- tionai Education Week and thou- t Florala. School. fects two out of three families for its devotion and dedication her of request for prayer, Mrs. sands of schools across the country will be opening their , in our nation; and to the welfare and best interests Nellie Skinner and Miss Ethel doors to citizens who have never WHEREAS, Cancer is not dis- of all people, including its own Donaldson led the group inpra- criminatory in that it has rea- membership; now, therefore, yer. Mr. Vester Gamble wastechnicalbef°re beenschool.inside a vocational- ched from the White Hours I, Joe R. Evans, Mayor of a favored visitor of the aRer- Vocational education at Mac- Card Of Thanks Arthur State Technical College prepares all types of citizens for employment within our com- munity. It trains our youth for salable skills; upgrades the skills of an employee whose job has become more complex and ,retrains a worker who has been displaced from his position due to technological. Mr. Nevin, president, urges all adults of the community to visit the school during National Vocational Education Week. You can learn a lot about career education by observing the existing vocational programs and talking with community em- ployers who serve on school advisory committees. If you are concerned about career education, go to Mac- Arthur State Technical College during the National Vocational Week between the hours of 8:00 and 2:45. ~F. would like to express our Thanks ~td gratitude to all our friends who thought of us during our time of sOrrow, over the passing of a loved one. TO all who came by and to those a~l brought food and flowers, you will ~ys be remembered in our hearts for i' I+ i ': You loving kindness, helpfulness and noon. He, too, talked of having enjoyed the evangelistic con- ference, along with his wife, Alberta. Mrs. Ada Smith held the group in awe as she related her ex- perience while listening to a religions program over televi- sion, during which the preach- er said - "those of you who are in wheel chairs, get up and ched from the White House and the City of Florala, do hereby the State houses of our nation proclaim the day of FebruaryY, to the dwellings of every ham- 1976 as American Legion and let and town and will touch rich Auxiliary FUND RAISING DAY and poor, men and women, all for the American Cancer So- races and nationalities, child- ciety. ren as well as adults, and stri- IN ,:,¥1TNESS WHEREOF, I kes with increasing frequency h,e hereunto set my hand and with advancing age; and cat|sed to be affixed the offi- WHEREAS, Many cancerscan cial seal of the City of rio- be cured and, even now, the Am- rain, this day of January, 1976. ericaJ) Cancer Society reports Joe R. Evans, walk". Aria said before she that ~tne out of three Americans Mayor realized it she was saying - who/lcontracts cancer is being "Who? Me?" And with that, saved, which means that 222,000 she got up, left her wheel chair citizens will be saved from can-FLORALA and walked around the room se- cer this year alone; and veral times - much to her con- WHEREAS, Basic and applied steruation. Members of the class felt that this was an answer to prayer for they have been praying with Ada that she would walk again. All present - Personal - sympathy toward us. research is essential to find causes and cures of cancer, so ARREST that there will be a final con- quest of this disease; and REPORT Cancer Society is a voluntary health agency uniting Ameri- cans in every state and terra- Following is a rePOrt of ar- tory and is devoted to the sin- rests made by the Florah Po- gle goal of eliminating cancer lice Department during the pc- Miss Sharon Sue Hayes of Auburn University spent the MA Y GOD richly bless each one is our prayer. CORRECTION and pursues this aim through riod from January 27 to Feb- weekend with her parents Mr. li Fa a three-fold program of re- ruary 3, 1976. and Mrs. M0ddy Hayes. The mily Of search, education and service, Public drunk 4, driving Mrs. Vlvian Rtchburg has and rehabilitation of cancerpa- while intoxicated - 3, no dri- Covington Chapter #441 will returned home after a visit in tients; and vers license - 3, running stop have their regular monthly Alexandria, Virginia, insteadof t Rox e Dennard WHEREAS, The American sign- 4, disorderly conduct -1, meeting Thursday night, Feb- Richmond, Virginia. While Cancer Society receives its operating unsafe motor re- ruary 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the there, she visited with Mr. and ~~mmmmmmmmmmmmm~~mm~J support from the voluntary con- hicle - I, no tag - I, for a to- Masonic Hall. All members Mrs. Max Richburg and dangh- tributions of the Americanpe0- tal of 17 arrests, are urged to attend, ter, Miss Rachel Rtchlmrg. 1975 Models ISuzuki Cycles Of Ft.Waltol Street Or Trail Reg. 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At 2:00 Tuesday Is "Bargain Nite" Coming Soon "Snow White & 7 Dwarfs" (Star of Trinity) in My Name Is Nobody Open At 6:00 Start 6:30 Ticket Office Open 'TIL 8:30 I I I II I I