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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 • MISS NORSWORTHY ': Shirley Norsworthy To Wed Dwight Evans : The Reverend and Mrs. Rex : G. Norsworthy of Paxton an- : nounce the engagement of their .i daughter, Shirley, to Dwight - Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Evans, of Florala. The wedding will take place at the First Assembly of God Church in Florala on March 10, at eight o'clock in the evening. The bride is a 1972 gra- duate of Taylor County High School, Perry, Florida. The groom is a 1969 graduate of Florala High School, and is now attending Lurleen B. Wallace College. No formal invitations are being sent but all friends and relatives of the two families are cordially invited. ~'ay of Li[e Somehow it's easier to forgive an enemy after you get even with him. -Times, Marshalltown. lorala re ALL HANG -fEN VALUES TO $10.98 YOUR CHOICE ...... EACH GIGANTIC CLEARANCE SALE STILL IN FULL PROGRESS It4 EVERY DEPARTMENT COMEINAND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE BARGAINS RA HRIFT FLORALA ALABAMA District Evangelism Conference The Evangelism Department as anatiom" The conference is ~!~˘_2~~: of'the Baptist State Executive Board has scheduled a Dis- trict Evangelism Conference at Evergreen Baptist Church, Evergreen, February 13. Leading the conference will be Dr. Otis Williams, evange- lism director for Alabama Bap- tists, and Dr. Robert Strong, pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Montgomery. The conference is related to "Key 73," a cooperative effort by some 130 religious groups in North America to "Call Our Continent to Christ" in 1973. Purpose of the conference, according to Williams, is "to preach Jesus Christ as the best answer to the problems that be- set us both as individuals and immy Ikerson i PHONE 8-8545 PHONE 8-0210 Complete Mointencnce Air Conditioner All Types Of Electrical Work Range & Stoves Water Pumps Refrigerators - Freezers Motor Service Heating Rod Out Sewer & Drain Lines - Gas Heaters planned to inspire and motivate lay people to "give witness to their faith," he added. The Evergreen conference, which is scheduled from 7:30- 9:00 p.m., is one of 12 district conferences being sponsored in February by the Alabama Bap- tist Evangelism Department. GOSPEL SING TO BE HELD AT PAXTON ASSEMBLY Gospel Sing will be held at the Paxton Assembly of God Church, Friday night, February 9, featuring Billy Joe Watson with the Missions Quartet. Sing- ing begins at 7:30. is invited. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carn- Icy announce the arrival of a baby boy, weighing seven pounds, four and one half ounces. He has been named Christopher Lee, and was born February 3, at Mizelle Me- morial Hospital in app. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John W. Carnley and Mrs. Sallie M. Pickron and the late Henry L. Pickron. - PERSONAL- Auburn University students visiting their parents during the week-end included Misses Joyce Harrison, D e bbie Savage, Everyone Jimmy and Jo~ Brooks, and Gary Woodham. THE FLORALANEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY I - PERSONALS - Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Gibbs and family of Pensacola were week-end guests of their parents, Mr• and Mrs. T.M. Gibbs. Mrs• Elie Hicks had an en- joyable week-end as she cele- brated her birthday on Sunday. Sons and family visiting in- cluded Grady Hicks of Jackson- ville, Clayton Hicks of Mont- gomery, and Albert Hicks of RFD 1, Florala. Among the neighborhood guests calling during the day to wish her well were Mrs. E. L. Murray and Mrs. Louise Thompson. With A Bang, Too It's a funny world. Men take up law, women lay it down. -News, Savannah. • • • MISS Phillips- Smith To Exchange Vows Mr. and Mrs. John H. Phillips of 2712 E. 3rd St., Panama City, Florida announce Health Technology Community College• Her finance is a BROTHERS AND SISTERS GATHER ROUND TO BE PHOTO- Roxie, the honored couple, Mrs. Thelma Meeks and Mrs. Bennie GRAPHED WITH HONORED COUPLE. Picture~d from left, are Helms of Thomaston, Georgia, and Mitter Adams of Chapel Hill. E. B. (Buddy) Adams, twin. to Mrs. Eula Boles (one of two sets Other brothers and sisters attending, not present for picture, of twins in the family) Mrs. Lulu Jimmerson, Roy Adams, twin were Mrs. Mary Pound of Andalusia, and Mrs. I. H. Boles of brother to Harry Adams, the honorer, all of the Chapel Hill Cam- Chapel Hill. munity, Mrs. W. R. Peters of Florala, Harry Adams and his wife, Adams Celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Harry Adams of the Chapel Community cele- brated their Golden Wedding An- niversary at home in grand style Sunday afternoon. It was something like a big homecoming reunion w i t h friends and relatives coming from far and near to congra- tulate the Adams' on this happy Dccasion. More than 100guests registered between the recep- tion hours (and many came afterwards) of 1:30 until S:00 p.m., and many attended who did not register. They enjoyed refreshments of cake, punch, nuts, mints, stacked peachlayer cake (made by an aunt of the honored couple, Mollie Paul) and coffee. Brothers and sis- ters and brother and sister- in-laws, greeted the guests and served as hostesses. When the first guests arrived Mr. Harry Adams greeted them with suit and tie but by the time the last ones dropped by (after 5:00) he had changed to those more comfortable over-alls and really enjoyed the rest of the days activities. Out-of-town guests included Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Helms, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Meeks of Tho- maston, Ga.; Mr. and Mrs. Bill • • • MR. AND MRS. HARRY ADAMS Adkinson of Dothan, Ala.; Mr. and Mrs. Randal Cawthon of Pensacola. Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Alva Adams, Argyle, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph King and son, Tommy, of Tennessee; Mr. and Mrs. Dolphus Paul, their son and family of Samson, Ala.; Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Mallett, Mr. and Mrs. George Pound of An- dalusia; Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Hall, of New Harmony; Major and Mrs. Greg Schrand and chil- dren of Fort Rucker. - PERSON AL - Mr. and Mrs. CorkeyGerace from Wallingford, Connecticut. are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smith. the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Thesa Aline, to Larry. Lavon Smith, son of Mr. anti Mrs. Harold B. Crews of Florala, Alabama. The bride-elect is a 1972 graduate of Rutherford High School, and is studying Mental Special Tea To Honor Mrs. Show On 95th Birthday Mrs: L. R. Staggers and Mrs. Doyle Kinsaul request the honor of your presence at an open house tea honoring Mrs. Fran- ces Show on her 95th birthday, Sunday, February 11. The reception hours have been scheduled between the hours of 2:00 until 5:00 o'clock at the home of Mrs. L. R. Staggers in Paxton, Florida. duate of attended Gulf Coast College and is pre ployed by R. H. pany. He is the the late Mr. and Newberry of Florala. The wedding is March 9 at 7 p.m. Baptist Church. and relatives are attend. PLEASANT GROV ASSEMBLY TO HOLD SING • There will be Pleasant Grove Church, Saturday, with Bob Willi ern Airs of Mobile special guests. Sound Off Nothing is impos: you don't have todo self. Customer Appreciation Time Th their annual "Customer Appreciation • .+ ~ ~: Va.y on Wednesday, February 14 during the hours jrom nine to two. Water Heaters on their weight loss, and so gram suggests you will never happy over the improvement of be hungry. I have lost 37 1/2 CALL DAY OR NIGHT their health. One of our teen- pounds in 18 weeks. Isn't that agers has lost 30 pounds in 14 marvelous? weeks; What about that?? I "Another thing I have en- EMERGENCY pHnuF~ 4-613n n~, a.Rng~ say it s good discipline and de- joyed is meeting new peopleand Free co/fee, punch and cookies to ................... termination especially eating making many new friends. lunch at school. Everyone is so congenial and all our friends and customers. ~ --"=--" == Now we will hear from we have real good fellowship ,' Ill I i i and a happy time together. "I want to take this oppor- Come in and let us show you how i CLAIROL HAIR i= ; tunity to say agreatbigThankyou to Mrs. Alberta Gamble. much we thank you for doing She was instrumental in getting Now. A totally new look. The look you see on the very young after a summer in the sun. A look of Weight Watct~rs class started in Florala. dhe called many business with us, different shades of the same color. On the same head of hair. Highlights on highlights. Variations people and got them interested on variations. Definitely not just one color. But rather ups and downs of that color. Not frostingor in the program and made it tipping, either. Imagine o splendid uneveness of color. That s Hair Painting. It does what the sun possible for me and my little does. It s what you see comincr out of top salons today, daughter. I would also like to thank Mrs. Myrtle Brunson for THANK YOU eau Katherine B. Cannon owner and Stylist Judi Merrill Stylist Danny Martin Stylist consenting to be our Lecturer. She has to travel from Enter- prise each Monday night and so far she hasn't missed a meet- ing, and we do enjoy her so much. "So, if you need to lose weight for any reason (my rea- son was my health) come on and join us. We need you and some of you need us. Jeanette Harrison" /rom the .friendly staff o] BANK of FLORALA