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February 8, 1973

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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. " SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. ON BEAIlTII.'LL LAKE JACKSON & GkTE A.'tr TO THE C[LF COAST ESTABLISHED IN 1900 SEVENTY-THIRD YEAR I II NUMBER 48 FLORALA, ALABAMA 36442 COVINGTON COUNTY II I imm -- _ II ans provements . MilS. PETREY SHOWN WITH PRIZE WINNING PAINTING The Florala TelephoneCom- Service Commissions is neces- pany, Inc.,~ has received an ap- sary before final approval by proval by the Rural Electrili- REA will be received and the cation Administration of a $I, funds will be advanced. 690,000.00 loan. With this loan Among the improvements and other funds, the company which are to be made is that plans to invest approximately all rural telephone service will $1,845,000.00 in new plant and be upgraded from 10 party ser- vice to 4 'party service The equipment in its service area. The company serves areas in Walton and Okaloosa Counties, Florida and Covington and Gen- eva Counties, Alabama. Ap- proval of certain requirements of the loan proposal by the Alabama and Florida Public II Charles Marshall, 26, was company plans to build and in- stall an exchange in Paxton, Florida to serve that town and the rest of its Walton County service area. A base rate area for the Paxton exchange will take in that area bounded by State Highway 85 from the Ala- bama line to Clear Springs, then across the Webster Lane Road to the Paxton City Limits, then north along the city limits to the Alabama line. A new exchange for Wing, Alabama, has begun to be in- stalled. Under this program, other expansion and im- provements will be made there. The present central office equipment in Florala and in Laurel Hill will be replaced with new equipment. Practically all convicted of second degree of the new outside plant ad- murder in circuit court herd ditions will be buried plant. last week and was sentenced The company looks forward to by Judge Charles Wade to 20 being able to provide its sub- years in state prison, scribers with new and ira- LOCATION OF 102 CONSECUTIVE ANNUAL MASONIC CELEBRATIONS THURSDAY,FEBRUARY 8,1973 10 PER SINGLE COPY I II I I I MAYOR EYANS RECEIVES CHECK FROM JACK VAUGHN, MANAGER FOR ALABAMA POWER COMPANY IN FLORALA om resen The defendant was given 30 proved service. days to appeal. Jack R. Vaughn, Alabama . m This case was tried Friday * * * * l.?he "~ and Saturday in the last week around saying it's better toT many people~ Contract To Be ;;,, d For ager at Florala, has deliveredPwer Company's local man- rortw r nt o s m of the wmter term of C,rcuit _.=ne_ IL~ b alton Beach Arts ece c mmt stun was the ark " g, February 2, at the Sher- .. . ' . . ". ' a check for $9,426.24 to Mayor ~. esign Society presented curtain for the Ava Shalom aton-Miramar Motor Inn ~ourL "me six person jury- give than to receive but Joe R. Evans in payment of the r 14 Ann .... "" three men and three women- r $;" to thuat Beaux Arts. Ex- Synagogue m Atlanta. l'lorala cmzens are mdee< was out less man'" one nour" never find time to try out County Garbage Collection company's 19 3 municipal ,i- ~ ~. e pubhc, Saturday Mrs. Petrey attended a ban- proud of Mrs. Petrey for hel ......... I 144the~nhday, February 3 and 4, quet held in honor of the parti- many accomplishments in th, lviaxs,at! was.el~argea Wlm. . , cense to the City of Florala. The company's aggregate / ~. "eraton-Miramar Motor' cipating artists on Friday even- field of arts. murder. ~. the a earn o.I ~mya Details have been worked at the end of thecontractperiod, payments to 264 municipalities _CJ~;~ _ ~-~ Mount a~ ~ar va,,ey, omerw,se r vwn Maymie Petrey was :: ~'~-~::~ ....... ~ ':~ known as Terry's Place, 3miles out and a contract is to be Bids for a firm to handle for 19V3 licenses will be ap- -[~g the artists ,~artici-~tin,, ~ '~ south of Paxton on U. S. 331, signed this week for county' pick-up were returned and proximately $6.9 million. '"~ e ,. p. ,, .... ~ ..... .... ..~ wide garbage pick-up, members opened by the commissioners Alabama Power Company s l~t,,, vent Works of art on ~:~ %~,~.~.~ .... ~ .... ~ on November ~.2, .19,'/Z. Mar-: of the County Commission con- last week and RAS Sanitation total tax bill for 1973, includ- ! ",~I Were by invitation only .'.':!~~ / ~ , shall was Indicted oy a grand firmed Monday. " .-Inc. of E1 Paso, Texas was the tug federal and state iuonm e ~ ttr ~he foUowmg month IL~,_ were 91 exhibsts on ....... ~~ ~-/ ~ ~,~:~:~,J Y The contract, drawn and ap- lowest of two bidders trying for taxes, will total approximately X I[-~'ay' Mrs Petre- entered~;~ ..... IliadS. ; " - Death, according to the path- |[lace and wasone of five First ologist in Ft. Walton Beach, tivePrVedyearsbY the commissiOn,with an option toiSre-fr the CONTINuEDcontract" TheYTo PAGESUbmitted6 $60 million. ~[~ e Blue Ribbon winners Ior Z.~t'~,~. ....... ~ ~ who performed an autopsy th: negotiate for another five years Oil ....... ...... day came ~rom ~r. Walt Martin a ,rarluat~ ~ll: ]~l~ "~k ...... : fired by a .32 caliber revolver; Customer ~l~ auanta School of Art, ~ /I ~ and was almost instantaneous. Uei,'-_~ aS judge. He was for I ~ :::::~:~ Marshall s defense was thai A " " ~'t'~: Years associated with I~~;~ he fired the shot at Mount ir II Police recor sd show that there were 41 calls responded I I,.pprcc1atlon ~'f, chOol as an instructor and i ~ self-defense. Testimony was tc |[ to during the week ~hrough February 5. I| ~,[ve Years was Head of the ~ ~ the effect that a knife was founc I I Twenty~s "ng of 6 nodrivers I I ~'~rlc Arts Department. As ~ii ~ under Mount's body. . l[ license~gns, 3 public drunk-[l A mstr The rosecutmn contendec Y '~- J~-#~lQ UCtor he has taught "" ii mm ,.,., ,,,,,.. Da ,-t Bank ~r-.ergia State College, ~~ that Marshall fired the fatal . . . KYLE l] dr~d 2 for reckless driving. II " " I I Fou~ traffic accidents were investigated, resulting iff[! The Bank of Florala will en- l] minor injuries~ses of breaking into[[ terrain at "Customers hppre- G. J. KYLE RETIRES II unoccupied houses~ated property loss ofll ciatien Day" an annual event FROM SCOTT II $30~~sued to local II for Valentine's Day, Wednes- I[ residents with improper mufflers and tail pipes. IIday, February 14 from 9 a.m. AFTER 19 YEARS II The Flroala Police Department feels that warntng lI G. J. Kyle, a Scott employee, |[ tickets are onl~'s particular violation has not [| until Z p.m. Old and young alike enjoy retired February I, 19%, with |I been tnforced recentl~ontinue this week, I| visiting The Bank of Florala better than 19 years of service It giving ever~ortunity io comply with the law re- [| during the reception hours. in that company, li garding improper mufflers and exhaust equipment, IfVisitors will be given a Valen- Kyle is 65 years of age and |l The Department received 21 calls from disturbed [l fine by the friendly staff of the operated heavy equipment. He |[ citizens who were aw~e the hours of 12:00 II Bank of Florala and refresh- is also an active member of the If to 40~m filets and tail pipes. [Iments will be served including I] ChUrns that if you are in I I Paxton Baptist Church, thePax- II violation and do not meet the requirements of Title 36 - ]| coffee, punch and cookies. ton Ruritan and the Woodmen of Everyone is invited. The folk the World. He is a veteran |[ Section 39 of Alabama Law, then you should meet them. ]l at The Bank of Florala will of World War II and will con- I I Enforcement ~~ violator. II tinue to farm and raise cattle. I I Cb~dd ~uggests that you-respect the right of others ]| make everyone welcome. Stop by and enjoy visiting with them Mr. and Mrs. Kyle have re- I/tgeta gd night sleep- ~ during the hours set up for sided in Paxton since 1954. the day's activities. W. F. Rasberry, Dewayne Brooks, Ronnfe Gamble, and Jerry Coone observe as Donald CUts a gO degree v-notch in angle iron with the cutter, notcher, and bender used for iron. In grades 8 through 10, the students explore the world, of work, with emphasis on agri- culturally oriented careers and to a study of basic natural sciences Upon reaching grade 11, the student selects an oc- cupation objective of his choice and in his final two years, re- ceives specialized training to prepare for job entry level in CONTINUED TO PAGE 7 DRU S AND BARRELS UNSUITABLE AS TRASH CONTAINERS Due to an injury of a city employee involving the pick up of garbage using 50 gallon drum or barrel the garbag~ collection truck will not pick ~lp from the places using this type of con- tainer. Also the drums that have been cut down are unsafe when empting them onto truck and are in violation of City Or- dinance regulating the pick-up of garbage in the City of Flor- ala. The Garbage Department ask the help of all citizens in order that they might improvethe ser- vice to all citizens. Garbage pick-up service is on Thurs- day and Friday of each week. Different routes cover different sections of the City each day. THE FLORALA HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR BASKETBALL TEAM Owens being se,ected as the Most Valuable Player, and Ray will travel to Montgomery this week-end, hopefully ontheir march Odom received the individual Sportsmanship Award for the entire to state championship, tournament. Team Coach Paul Godwin and fans alike were es- They gained entrance to state finals by winning the Covington pecially thrilled when the team as a whole won the Sportsman- County Basketball Championship the weekend of January 27, ship Trophy for the Tourney. which entitled them to play in the Area Championship in Enter- A fund raising campaign is now underway to raise the $500 prise the week-end of February 3 when they defeated Greenville dollars needed to send the team to Montgomery this weekend in the final game by 20 points, to play in the state finals. Your support in this matter will be Special recognition was given to Carnell James and Jeffery appreqiated. Owens in the Area Tournament as All-Tournament players, with