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March 5, 1970

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IMAGE SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THE FL ORAL A NEWS THURSDAY, USE SUI~I~ I.~ENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. Geohagans Honored On Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Geohagan were honored on their golden anniversary on Sunday, March i, with a reception at their home. Their son, Harold, was host for the occasion, assisted by his wife, Jo Ann, and daughter, Jo Ellen. Their oldest son, Hoyt, was killed in Germany during World War IL The Geohagan home was beautifully decorated in the gold motif throughout. in ii Mr. and Mrs. Harold Geo- hagan greeted guests at the door and presented them to Mr. and Mrs. Geohagan. Mrs. Thomas Hattawayj a neice of the honor- ed couple presided at the re- gistry table. The table was marked with the Golden Anni- versary book and a lighted golden candle. For the reception Mrs. Geo- hagan wore a dress of blue knit with matching lace. Her cor- I I II . ELECT - / " i~i~i,, ", ~i ~/ ,~ i~ House of Representatives District 40 Place 2 A MAN WHO IS CAPABLE OF CARRYING ON OUR FIGHT FOR QUALITY EDUCATION FOR OUR CHILDREN AND RETURN ING THESE DECISIONS TO OUR LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS PD. POL. ADV. BY LOUIE F. GRIMES, OPP, ALA. I I III I -- " sage was a golden throated white orchid. Mr. Geohagan wore a gold carnation boutonniere. The refreshment table was covered in gold linen and net, and swagged with net bows en- twined with ivy across the front. A beautiful arrangement of gold snapdragons, tulips and iris, flanked by brass candelabra holding golden tapers centered the table. At one end of the table was the elaborately decorated three- tiered anni- versary cake topped with a minature bride and groom under a gold fifty arc. Tlie cake was designed and decorated by the couple's only grandchild, Jo Ellen. At the opposite end of the table was the handsome crystal punch service. Brass trays of handmade mints and a brass nut compote completed the table arrangement. Mrs. Fred Cole, a neice from Lake- land, Florida cut and served the cake, assisted by Mrs. Hobble Hargrove. Mrs. Wayland Harri- son ladled the golden punch. Mrs. Charles Stevenson and Miss Belinda Hargrove assisted in the serving and directed the guests to the gift room where the gifts were displayed on tables covered with gold linen edged in lace. Mrs. James Den- ney displayed the gifts present- ed the honored couple. Display- ed along with the gifts were pictures of Mr. and Mrs. Geo- hagan and other pictures of in- terest during that era. Also on display were some cut glass wedding gifts given the Geoha- gan's in 1920, and a pin given the birde as a gift from the groom. Appropriate piano selections were presented by Miss Kathy White. Mr. and Mrs. Geohagan were married on the fifth Sunday in February in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Since this date comes only once every four years they celebrate their anni- versary on March first. Over a hundred guests attend- ed the delightful event. Those from out-of-town attending were Mrs. Fred Cole of Lake- land, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cowan and daughters Vicke and Suzette of Panama City, Florida, Mrs. Tommy - ANNOUNCING - Beginhing March 2 We Will Be Serving Lunches Home-Style We Will Continue To Serve Short Orders Open A.M. Til 4:30 P.M. Redmond of Panama City, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Redmond, of Pensacola, Flor- ida, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Tyler, of Birmingham, Alabama and Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey Qualls and son, Michael, of Fort Wal- ton Beach, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Sellers and daugh- ter Sharon of Red Level, Ala- bama and Mr. and Mrs. Do- nald Williams of Pensacola, Florida. CHAPEL HILL BAPTIST PLAN SPRING REVIVAL Chapel Hill Baptist Church begins its Spring Revival, Wed-. nesday, March 11, at 7 o'clock" through March 15. The speaker is Rev. O. L. Pekins, pastor of Smyrnta Baptist Church. The pastor, Rev. E.G. Flem- ing invites all to come andpar- tictpate in these services. i . . MR. AND MRS. JEFF GEOHAGAN MRS. EVA. HART CELEBRATES 92ncl BIRTHDAY Mrs. J. F. Holley and Mrs. F. W. Rainer of Union Springs spent February 26 with Mrs. Eva Hart at Elba Nursing Home. Her room was pretty and gay with gifts and cards forthisoc- c asion. The birthday cake was taken to the dining room and passed on a silver tray to patients and nurses. Her place at the table was marked with cards from fellow patients. She wore a camellia from the Davis Wil- liamson yard. Mrs. Holley and Mrs. Rainer then took Mrs. Hart out in town for dinner and a nice ride in the sunshine of a spring- like day. Mrs. Hart wishes to express gratitude to her Floralafriends for the remembrances of her on this and many other occasions. BURL RUSHING, a 37-year old native of County, has qualified as a candidate for the May 5 and June 2, 1970 Democratic BURL RUSHING has a technical background ronics but became interested in as a means of livelihood in 1963, due to a merit and the need for plenty of fresh air. BURL RUSHING is the son of Mrs. David and the late Mr. Rushing, and was bo~ Red Oak Community. HE IS MARRIED to the former Mary Effie Andalusia, a4a employee of the telephone for the past 17 years. They have no children. WHEN THE KOREAN WAR broke out, Burl volunteered into the U. S. Army and the western Korean front shortly after he eighteen. FOR ALL PRACTICAL PURPOSES, is self-educated. At the age of 15, due of his father, he had to drop out of the farm. Later, he completed his schooling seif-study courses. In addition, he did psychology, criminology, and of the of alcohol and drug usage, as well as other that will be beneficial to the office of sheriff. IN EVERY RESPECT, Burl Rushing is hold the office of sheriff. IF ELECTED AS YOUR SHERIFF, enforce the Law. HE' WILL SERVE every citizen fairly pect. Vote For and Help Sheriff of Covington PD. POL. ADV. BY BURL RUSHING, so is a Governor is Is Re is ress es In sincerely rwar Iorala oncern ii i i!" PAID POLITICAL ADVRTISEMENT BY CITIZENS FOR ALBERt 8REWR BOB rEEL, ROCKFORD ALA CHAIRMAN IN FLORALA SINCE 1932