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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. " SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. THE FLORALA NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1976 PAGE 7 FHS Cage eport WITH DAVE GARNER the past week, Feb- -g0, the Florala Wild- el their regular sea- With two road games, and Georgiana. the Wildcats Red Level, who had beaten Florala by four points and points. This game to be a thriller as had won seven games and was not looking streak now. This last chance to on the only team not beaten during the r season. It was obvious 'Cats were fired up as the tip and went for we points. The game to go Florala's way minute of the first When Red Level scor- points and pull- a 16-13point margin and a 33-29 During the half Lster made one of which around the game. SOphomore guard John- back in the game of the third quar- had not started the Cause of an injury. This be a major decisio, scored I0 points in the or, score 49-42 in fa- 'Cats. The Wild- to gain mo- rn the fourth quarter their lead to ten. At the buzzer, the final score was 67-57. High point men for Florala were Willie Williams and Arthur Hooks with 15 and Johnny James with 13. Thursday, the 'Cats went against Georgiana. This game was to be the final regular sea- son game for the Wildcats and they wanted to end the season on a winnng note. The first quarter was a see-saw battle with Florala coming out on top 19-18. In the second quarter, the 'Cats opened up a little and pulled out a 36-33 lead. After the half, the Wildcats pulled their 3rd quarter act and shot out to a 58-51 lead. They con- tinued to dominate in the four- th quarter as they opened up to a 73-61 win. In this game, Willie Williams scored 24 points and pulled down 25 re- bounds. He got a little help from Arthur Hooks, who shot 67% from the field and scored 15 points and from Jeffery Ow- ens, who bagged 18 points. NEXT WEEK: Area and Re- gional Tournament. PERSONAL Miss Sandra Smith of the University of Montevallo spent last weekend with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Leonard F. Smith, Jr. of Paxton. DLUMBING ELECTRICAL Old Or New Experienced- Youthlul JOB TOO LARGE OR PHONE 8- 1082 Stan Caraway - ELECTRICAL NOTICE OF SALE OF PERSONAL TY AND EQUIPMENT OF WILLIAM i ENI)EI CHAMBERS ESTATE ' virtue of an order of the Probate Court of Covington Ity, Alabama, dated October 10, 1975, Marie M. Cham- Administrator of the Estate of William Lendel will sell at public sale at public outcra for the bidder at the farm of the late William lying west of Florala in Covington County, ha, the following described personal pr()pez'ty to said estate, and the said sale to be on Sat- Afternoon, the 28th day of February, 1976, at 2:00 The property is as follows: 500 Tractor Bush Hog Peanut Combine Set 4-16 Bottom Plows Baler 1965 Chevrolet I/2 ton Truck Hay Rake 1965 Ford I/2 Ton Truck ~sk Tow Type (Burch)Chevrolet Station Wagon Chiesel Plow 1963 32 ft. Trailer (Dorsey) 4-row Cultivator International 1967 Tractor Tru~ anter (John Deere) Miscellaneous Accessories Hay Mower interest in ol,e Do~'sey 1968 40 ft. semi-trailer information, call Marie M. Chambers, Administrator, Number 205-858-3165 or Charles R. Paul, Telephone Number 205-664-2606. Ebenezer Baptist Church SATURDAY NIGHT, FEBRUARY 28, TIME: 7:00 P.M. FEATURING: Gloryland FROM PENSACOLA, FLA. Everyone Is Welcome I EV. ALBERT KEMBRO, PASTOR morning, February 18, 1976. He was a retired farmer and a member of the New Trave- lers Rest Baptist Church. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Bertha Griffith Mitchell of Route Two, Laurel Hill; one son, Frank Mitchell of New Harmony; three daughters, Mrs. Edith Cawthon of Route Two, Laurel Hill, Mrs. MarBle Snider of Hutchinson, Kansas, Mrs. Elizabeth Fritz of De- Funiak Springs; two brothers, Lewis Mitchell of Crestview, STRICKLAND D eaths po litic al N o tic e s Strickland of Route Two, Lau- rel Hill, passed away Sunday, [ --February 22, 1976 in a Pensa- cola hospital. MITCHELL Survivors are his father and FOR MEMBER, COVINGTON Jack Mitchell, age 74, a re- mother, Mr. and Mrs. Randy COUNTY COMMISSION sident of Route Two, Laurel Strickland of Route Two, Lan- DISTRICT 3 DISTRICT 3 Hill, Florida, passed away in a rel Hill; grandparents, Mr. and Florala hospital, Wednesday Mrs. Bennie StricklandofRoute Two, Laurel Hill, Mr. andMrs. I will sincerely appreciate Arthur Lynn of Brewton; great your vote and influence in seek- grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. ing the office of Member of the Card Strickland of LaureIHill, Board of Covington County Mrs. Hattie Hurst of Route Commission. Two, Laurel Hill, Mr. andMrs. I can only offer my record of Leon E. Davis, Route One, Lau- service as commissioner in rel Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur three previous terms and hope Lynn, Sr., of Callahan, Flo- it will be good enough to merit rida; great great grandmoth- the approval and support of or, Mrs. Gussie Davis, Laurel Covington County Voters. Hill. Funeral services were held T. IVEY POWELL at I0 A.M. Tuesday morning from Ebenezer Baptist Church (Pal. Pol. Adv. by T. Ivey W. I. Mitchell of Laurel Hill; with the Reverend Albert Kim- Powell, Rt. 8, Andalusia, Ala- four sisters, Mrs. Julia Got- bro officiating. Burial was in bama.) don of Tallahassee, Florida, the Ebenezer Cemetery with Mrs. Willie Pearl Windham of Evans Funeral Home directing. Winter Garden, Florida, Mrs. FOR MEMBER, COVINGTON Alice Hall of Orlando, Florida, NOBLES COUNTY COMMISSION Mrs. Sally Hoover of Winter DISTRICT 3 Haven, Florida; twelve grand- Mr. Opha Nobles, age 67, a Your vote and support is ear- children and ten great grand- resident of East Fifth Avenue nestly solicited in my candi- children, in Florala, passed away in an dacy for Member of the Board Funeral services were con- Enterprise hospital Saturday Covington County Commission, ducted at 2 P.M. Friday from morning, February21, 1976. He District 3. the Pleasant Grove Assembly was a life long resident of Flo- l was born and reared in Cov- of God Church with the Rev- rala and was engaged in car- ington County; veteran of World erend Bill Commander and El- penter work during his active War II and the Korean conflict. der Ivy Watson officiating. Bu- years. He was a member of I have a high school education rial was in the Pleasant Grove the First Baptist Church of Flo- and have been employed by Ala- Cemetery with Evans Funeral, bama Department of Conserva- Home directing. St(rvivors are his wife, Mrs. tion and Natural Resources for Alma Nobles of Florala; one 17 years. HICKS son, Leonard Nobles of Flo- I will consider all issues with rala; two daughters, Mrs. Jea- an open mind and earnestly so- Cont. From Front nette Harrison of Florala, Mrs. licit your vote and support. Helen Leonard of Olney, Mary- Oakey Ridge community and a land; five brothers, Chester WALTER L. HARRELL daughter, Lisa Ray, age four. Nobles, Oscar Nobles, and At- Hicks has stated - "It is phys Nobles, all of Florala, (Pd. Pol. Adv. by Walter L. my hope that I have earned your Albert Nobles of Gaskin, Ebbie Harrell, Route One, Florala, vote for a second term and in Nobles of Paxton; seven grand- Alabama). the coming weeks I hope to see children and one great grand- OFFICE OF JUDGE the citizens of Covington County child. " 22 ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT in hopes of winning their vote Funeral services were con- PLACE #1 and support." ducted Monday at 2 P.M. from FOR MEMBER BOARD OF Evans Funeral Home Chapel, COMMISSIONER with the Reverends H. B. Shep- DISTRICT 3 MADDOX herd and Freeman Williamson I hereby announce my can- officiating. Burial was in the didacy for member, Board of Cont. From Front Florala Greenwood Cemetery Commissioners,Covington former Rebecca Kelley; Gaff, with Evans Funeral Home di- County, District 3, subject to married to James Grissett, a recting, the Democratic Primaries of supervisor over IBM machines May 4 and May 25. MURLAND SMITH at. Alatex; Jake, married to If you honor me with elec- Shirley Donaldson of Florala; LAIRD tion to this office, I will stress Diane, married to Bob Foshee of Red Level. Mrs. Velma Laird, age 78, fairness to the entire District Mr. and Mrs. Maddox are a resident of Route One, Flo- and the county as a whole. I members of the Judson Baptist rala, passed away in an Opp feel a tremendous responsibi- Church of the Stanley Commu- hospital, Thursday night, Feb- lily and sacred trust attached nity. ruary 19, 1976. She was a to this important position. Maddox said he avoreciated member of the Westside Hap- Your vote and influence win the votes he received in the last tist Church and was a resident be appreciatedand re- election. He was in the run- of this area for the past 32 members. membered. ~.with. 4~~pmbe.q~Commis - years. sioner T~'en[ Lewis a~d receiv- Survivors are twosons, ed well over 5,000 votes. He Cil Laird of Montgomery, Eve- CLIFF MADDOX said that, if elected, he was not rett Laird of Florala; three making any promises to anyin- daughters, Mrs. Annie Bell (Pd. Pol. Adv. by Cliff Mad- dividuals or groups. But, that Holiday of Rutledge, Alabama, dox, Andalusia, Alabama). he would be attentive to the Mrs. Thelma Kimbro of Flo- needs of everyone residing rala, Mrs. Hazel Nelson of in the district; would take time Mobile; two sisters, Mrs. Al- to listen to their complaints and ma DeFee, Montgomery, Mrs. might even learn something. Zorn Laird of Houston, Tex- He said that if the voters as; one brother, Raymond Jot- WANT AD honor him with election as dan of Montgomery; sixteen Commissioner, District 3, he grandchildren and twelveBOOTH DRUG COMPANY is will devote the very best of his great grandchildren, still at the same old place for ability to serving the needs of Funeral services were held too many years to remember. District 3 residents and all of at Z P.M. Sunday from theWest- We have Flowaway Water Tab- Covington County. side Baptist Church with the lets, Diet 21 reducing tablets j Reverend BillyJoeWflliamsof- and DeWitt's Pills. Come by ficiating. Burial was in the St- and see our complete line of loam Oemetery near Rutledge, Butler Tooth brushes, recom- MARTll THEATRE Alabama, with Evans Funeral mended by the leading Dentist. Home directing. 2-26- Itc "I'III#~. F R I. Sllr. Pt.~ 24-21~ 2J I !,I~/CHREZ CAP/ME "PEP[g" Hello Friends & Citizens: ~lP~#$~r/#~ As you know, possibly more people have suffered and died for their country and fellow man while speaking up for responsible ~f..~P/~/~"rse~. Legislation and Humane Justice for all the people than have suf- fered and died while carrying arms to physically defend from or SlJgJ@ll~llF'WO'c'f~'~Plg~l%l'3 attack the aggressor or victimized nation. Per Se; internal ~J[SRR ,~'~I,~ANJ} /~trouble and division within a nation involves and takes a stagger- 'F~W~~-n.ll]l~U** toll of misery and life, mostly from the ranks of the basically helpless' who are taken with no holds barred until they are bent ~A~/N' and or broke to the transition or new order. Obviously, the old A~t/f.~Je' T/#'A~, Roman Empire Nazi Germany, Communist Countries and others. /qZ~UT'f'/-'C.///Z.D'~['4/.SDe Not so obvious to all; Smoothies operating behind the scenes in America and other countries with the tools of bribery, black- mail, connections of monoply, and or price fixing with accompany- ing media cover-up to calm an up in arms public and a thousand forms of intimidation including scientific technology to put down FR/~'PT. ~#W. FE~. ~7.2~.~ or eliminate those like myself who persist in telling it like it is. ",,~llt| Fj[~r~l~ff,,The communist leaders have their subjects or people in their ').#LIIP&ICJr/7/ ~W~ pocket right now. What else is ahead for America before the new power men or establishment has us in their pocket and our =--~ D[~# "' freedom to speak out and ask questions is terminated? Hope the public gets to read this. Know what I mean? And PL#f hope to continue for the need of truth is great. " l '# 30gO if'ON6 gONG ~" P.O. Box 103, Lockhart, Alabama i I NOTICE The Florala Telephone Company, Inc., Florala, Alabama has filed with the Federal Government a Compliance Assurance in which it assures the Rural Electrification Administration that it will comply fully with all requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and the Rules and Regulations of the Department of Agriculture is- sued thereunder, to the end that no person inthe United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation, in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination in the conduct of its program and the operation of its facilities. Under this Assurance, this organization is committed not to discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color or national origin in its policies and practices relating to applications for service or any other policies and prac- tices relating to treatment of beneficiaries and participants including rates, conditions and extension of service, use of any of its facilities, attendance at any participation in any meetings of beneficiaries and participants or the exercise of any rights of such beneficiaries and participants in the conducts of the operations of this organization. Any person who believes himself, or any specific class of individuals, to be subjected by this organization to discrimination prohibited by Title VI of the Act and the Rules and Regulations issned thereunder may, by himself or a representative, file with the Secretary of Agriculture, the Rural Electrification Administration or this organization, or all, a written complaint. Identity of complainants will be kept confidential except to the extent necessary to carry out the purposes of the Rules and Regnlations. This notice is published at the direction of the United States Department of Agri- culture. THE FLORALA TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. By: J. H. Vanghan, President I I l CARD OF THANKS We would like to express our sincere thanks to our relatives and friends for the many acts of kindness shown in our re- cent loss of our brother, for the ' many flowers, food and kind FOR MEMBER, COVINGTON deeds, we are grateful. May COUNTY COMMISSION God bless each one. I announce my candidacy for election as Member Board of Commissioners, Covington County, District 3, Subject lethe May 4 and May 25 Democra- tic Primaries. Rest assured that I will stand up for what I feel to be in the very best interest of all of Coy- ington County. Thank you for what you have done and please again. TRENT LEWIS The Sisters & Brothers Of James Boles 2-26-Itp CARD OF THANKS To the considerate friends who brought food and kind- ness to the home of Mrs. Ross Palmer in memory of our re- cently deceased husband and father, Audry Wilson Jones: thank you so much for your thoughtfulness. Mabel Palmer Jones (Pd. Pol. Adv. by Trent Le- And Family wis, Florala, Alabama). 2-26-Itp FOR MEMBER, COVINGTON LEGAL NOTICE COUNTY COMMISSION General Motors Acceptance DISTRICT 3 Corporation will sell at Public Sale for cash on March 8, 1976, I respectfully submit my can- at Radcliff Chevrolet Com- didacy as member of the Board pany, Andalusia, Alabama the of Commission, District 3, Coy- following: ington County, Alabama. One 1976 Chev Cap 4/dr 1438 I am a high school graduate, GMAC reserves the right to hold a degree in Business Law .bid at such sale. The cona- from Cornell University and feral involved is presently stor- have done anindepthstudyofthe ,ed and may be seen at Bad- Grid Concept of ManagemenL 1 cliff Chevrolet Company of feel that I am fully qualified, Andalusia, Alabama. willing and able to make Dis- General Motors Acceptance trict 3 a full time commis- :Corp. sioner, worthy of your vote and 1812-81296 support. Your every consider- 2-26-Itc alien will be sincerely appre- ciated. KENDALL MARAMAN (Pd. Pol. Adv. by Kendall Maraman, Route Two, Florala). I hereby announce my can- didacy for re-election to the Office of Judge, 22nd Judicial Circuit, Place No. l, subject to the Democratic Primaries of May 4 and May 25, 1976. Pd. Pol. Adv. by Murland Smith, FOR MEMBER, COVINGTON COUNTY COMMISSION PLACE #I I am announcing my candidacy for re-election to the Board of County Commissioners, Place One, subject to the Primaries May 4 and May 25. I am ask- ing for your vote based on my past record and will appreciate your support. I ask you to check my past record and if elected I will assure you of the, same conscientious service. JERRY ADAMS (Pd. Pol. Adv. by Jerry Ad- ams, Opp, Alabama). FOR SALE: used clothes and two evening dresses. In ex- cellent condition. Call 6-064"/ during the day and after 5:30 call 8-Z051. 2-26-1tp DEAR FRIEND: If you show me a vine with different branches, I will show you a vine man has been tampering with. That's the reason there are so many so called churches. God's word has been tampered with, but they will not take root in this vine. Wrong name, wrong fruit. BRO. BROOKS. 2-26-1tc I WOULD LIKE TO JOIN a car pool to Lurleen B. Wal- lace Junior College for Spring Quarter. Morning hours only. Phone 4-5518 in Paxton. 2-26-Itp ALABAMA MOBILE HOME TIE-DOWN LAW BECAME EF- FECTIVE JANUARY I, 1976. Have your mobile home tied down at the most reasonable rates around. Write P. O. Box 635, Andalusia, Alabama 36420. 2-26-6tp SPECIAL: 6 colas for $I while supply lasts, plus deposit. No limit. HOLMES GULF SER- VICE, Florala, Alabama. 300 East Fifth Avenue. 2-26-2tc FOR SALE: 700 acres of Farm- land, all in cultivation. Known as Webster's Farms. Can be sold in separate plots. Includes 15 acre fish pond. 100 acres located in Paxton City Limits. Contact 4-4887 in Paxton after 2p.m. 2-26-1tc HOLMES GULF SERVICE NOW has a self service vacuum cleaner. 2-26-3tc LEGAl NOTICE PROBATE COURT Estate of Buress McSwain McFall, Deceased. Letters Testamentary on the Will of said deceased having City which would be appropriate and necessary for said City to meet any and all Federal or State laws, Constitutional re- quirements or court orders re- lative to elections. If. There shall be no poll tax or fee of any kind charged any person for the privilege of voting in any municipal election of the City of Florala. Ill. There shall be five (5) City Council seats or places. They shall be designated as fol- lows: Place No. One, Place No. Two, Place No. Three, Place No. Four and Place No. Five. All council places shall be elected at large from throughout the City of Florala and without regard to any Beat, Ward of other election subdi- vision in the City of Florala. Candidates for City Council must specify in their State- ments of Candidacy which Place they seek. IV. Candidates for the Of- rice of Mayor shall pay to the City of Florala at the time el filing their Statements of Can- didacy a qualifying feeof $50.00. Candidates for City Council shall pay to the City of Flo- rala at the time of filing their Statements of Candidacy a qua- lifying tee of $30.00. Any per- son wishing to qualify as a can- didate for Mayor or Council who is a pauper may qualify by til- ing a Statement of Candidacy and attaching thereto an oath that he is a pauper and can- not pay the qualifying fee. Any person wishing to qualify as a candidate for Mayor or Coun- cil may do so by filing a State- ment of Candidacy and attach- ing thereto a petition signed by not less than twenty-five (aS) qualified electors of the City of Florala stating that they de- sire that the candidate be qua- lified and his name be placed upon the ballot. Such petition must be signed before a Notary Public or other official autho- rized to administer oaths. V. Each person working at been granted to the undersign- the polls on election days shall ed on the 13th day of February, be paid $10.00 per day. 1976, by the Hon. Leland Enzor, VI. Any person who is eigh- Judge of the Probate Court of teen (18) years of age on orbe- Covington County, notice is fore any election day and who hereby given that all persons having claims against said es- tate are hereby required topre- sent the same within time al- lowed by law or the same will be barred. /s/Ella Lenora McFall 2-19-3tc AN ORDINANCE has been a permanent resident of the City of Florala for at least thirty (30) days prior to the election may vote. VII. The City Council is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Covington County Commission to use voting machines belonging to Covington County. The Council may appropriate money to pay for said use or for hauling, Be it hereby Ordained by the storing, repairing the same or City Council of the City of Flo- demonstrating or instructingon rain as follows: the use of the same. I. Except as otherwise pro- VIII. The provisions of this vided herein, the laws of the ordinance are severable. If State of Alabama regarding any part of this ordinance is municipal elections shall go- declared invalid oruqconstitu- vern all municipal elections in tional, such decLa~'ation shall and for the City of Florala and not affect the part which re- such state laws are hereby ex- pressly adopted by the City of Florala and made a part of this ordinance by express reference thereto. Nothing herein shall prevent the City Council of the City of Florala from ordaining or resolving from time to time such other, further, different or additional provisions regard- ing municipal elections in said mains. IX. This ordinance shall be- come effective immediately up- on passage and publication as required by law. Joe R. Evans, MAYOR Attest: Martha J. Byrd, CITY CLERK 2-26-2tc NOTICE: The Day And Night Gas Company has L. P. Gas tanks for sale. For more in- formation, contact Mrs. Ger- rie Kyser or Mr. Ray Har- rison at the Day And Night Gas Company Office. Phone 8-2285. Thank you. 2- 26 - 2tp I WILL DO: roofing. No job too large none too small. All work guaranteed. Free es- timates. See Billy Phillips. 714 North Ninth Street, Flo- rala, Alabama. 2-26-1tp FOR SALE: 3 bedroom block house. Small payment down, take over small monthly pay- ments. 509 North Eighth Street, Florala . Can be seen even- ings from 3 until 6 p.m. 2-26- ltp FOR SALE: house trailer 12x55 with lot 110x150. Has chain link fence and large utility house and carport. Well es- tablished lawn and fruit trees. Phone 4-7668 any time. 2-19-1tp IF LEAKING WATER faucets or valves are your problem, call Q. p. Flonrnoy, 8-3512 for fast and economical repairs. 2-26-tfc HOUSE FOR RENT: Call 8- 3395 for more information. 2-26-tfc FOR RENT: Nice, completely furnished 2 bedroom trailer, Located on Catawba Street in Lockhart, Alabama. Phone 6- 6362. 2-26-tfc WANTED: Someone to donate piano for use in church..Call nights, 8-5641 or contact Mrs. Bobby Miller. 2-26-1tp 2-26-1tp FOR SALE - Citrus, pecan, peach, pear, and other fruit trees. Also camellias, aza- leas and Oar ornamentals. Telephone 858- 27l I nights. Open six day-~ a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Mondays. Dean's Nursery, Samson Hwy., Florala. I - 29-tfc FOR SALE: New, used and re- cap tires, auto, truck, tractor and industrial. WOOD TIRE SERVICE, INC., Gpp, Alabama Phone 493-3800. 2-19-tfc FOR SALE: 2 bedroom frame house, large lot, pecan trees~ Located at 1506 West Eighth Avenue, Florala. Call 222- 2085 for more information. 2-19-tfc I DO yardwork , tree trim- ming, carpenter and roof- work. Will do painting and have oak wood for sale. PHONE PETE DIRGA at 8-0156. 2 - 19-tfc GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY: For right party and fabric and sewing industry to be opening soon in Florala, Alabama. Ideal job and career for middle agnd lady. If you have experi- ence in this field, wewould 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/oThe Florala News. P.O. Box 467, Florala, AIa,- bama 36442. Mark WEn. terprises. I i I i i ii