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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS; INO. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 Lenore M. Glass Weds Jesse IV. Simpson Lenore M. Glass became the bride of Jesse W. Simpson, LTC, USAF, Ret., in an im- pressive ceremony held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Harris at I0:00 o'clock the morning of February 14, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. The Reverend J. L. Harris officia- ted. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Naomi Miller and the late E. Lewis Miller of Paxton, Flo- rida. The groom's parents are the late Jesse W. Simpson, Sr., and Sara Spearman Simpson. Attending the bride were her sisters, Joan M. Harris and Colleen M. French. Her dau- ghter's, Gay and Sheree Glass, served as bridesmaids. Lloyd Harris, served the groom as best man. A reception for the bridal couple will be given at the Eglin Air Force Base Officers Club, Eglin Air Force Base, on the evening of March 20, at 7:00 o'clock. Those assisting at the reception will be Mrs. Nell Hiley, Mrs. Colleen French and Mrs. Joan Harris. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Simpson spent their honeymoon on Dauphin Is- land. They now make their home at 1012 Middle Drive, Fort Wal- ton Beach, Florida. Garden Club Holds Regular Session The Florala Garden Club met in regular session Thurs- day afternoon, March l l, at three o'clock, in the home of Mrs. Mary Hooten with Mrs. Lbuise Mathews as co-hostess. The theme of St. Patrick's Day was carried out in the decora- tions and refreshments. The president, Miss Vera Whiddon, conducted games that she had prepared for specified # people. The games were in the form of test about the Irish and Saint Patricks Day. Miss Juliette Hughes won the prizes. The president called the meeting to order. The secre- tary, Mrs. A. C. Sellers, call- ed the roll. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. Reports of stand- ing committees were given by the chairmen. Each member was reminded again to have plants ready for the Spring plant sale. The date to be an- nounced later. Each chairman had a good report and showed each member working. The president, Miss Whid- don, reported on letters re- ceived from District president. The Secreta-ra] read other cor- respondence. The club voted to send a donation o4 five dol- lars to the district to he used to help purchase door pl, Lzes for the state meeting. A letter from the local lib- rary was read. April 8 was set for Book Day in Florala. They are asking for donations of books. If you have hard backs, paper backs or maga- zines you can give, please do so on this day. If you can not get them to the Library on this day, call the Library, and some- one will pick them up. A book, Practical Landscape Guide, was given to the Library from the club. Flower ar- rangement, The American Way, was given to Mrs. C. N. Mat- thews from the club in me- mory of Dr. C. N. Matthews. The president reminded the members that the club woman of the year would be chosen at the April meeting. Mrs. J. W. Flournoy and Mrs. Q. P. Flour- noy will be hostess to the club in their home. With little time left, Mrs. Gamble gave a short program on beautiful flower beds. She showed slides she had taken on a trip to Salt Lake City and ot- her places. The colors were so pretty. She suggested we all make flower beds this year us- ing red, white and blue. She gave a list of flowers repre- senting each color. COVINGTON COUNTY YOUTH INVITED '!'{; CELEBRATION Covington County Baptist Youth are invited to youth night to celebrate "Super Six Saturday blight," March 20 at 7:30 p.m., at Calvary Baptist Church in Green Acres in An- dalusia. The speaker will be the Rev- verend Herbert Brown of Hope- well. Fellowship to follow. WESTSll)E BAPTIST TO It01,1) SING Westside Baptist Churchwill hold a sing Saturday night, March 20. Guest singers will be The Gloryland Singers, from Pensa- cola, Florida. ARTHRITIS STRENGTH BUFFERIN 40 Tablets Our Reg. Call Me Erica ! Mr. and Mrs. Royce Michael Cox of Mr. Berry, Georgia are happy to announce the arrival of a daughter, Erica Lynn, on March 9, 1976 at the Opp Mi- zell Memorial Hospital. She weighed eight pounds and three ounces. The little lady will be wel- comed home by her older sis- ter, Amy, and brother, Neal Royce, II. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Royce Cox of Florala and Mr. and Mrs. Willie Gilmer of Opp, Alabama. - PERSONALS - Mrs. Alma Johnson is back at home following a stay at the General HosPital in Fort Walton Beach. She would be pleased to see her Florala friends and in- vites them to come to see her. Alms says - "It's good to be back home." Mrs. A. T. Henderson had as her guests for the weekend, Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Lindsay of Col- umbns, Georgia. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Smith spent the weekend visiting relatives in Mississippi. His brother, at Hattiesburg and his sister, Mrs. Luta Mac Gibson in McComb. Theirdaughters, Re- genia, joined them:in McComb. Friends of Mrs. Smith will be pleased to know she was able to leave her rolling chair at home for this trip. Summerlin. This community has lost one of its good citi- zens. Many friends and past mem- bers from out-of-town came to pay respects and attend the funeral. While they were here, they were able to see what is being done in repairs and re- modeling our church inside. Even with the mess it was in, unfinished, these friends were delighted with the plans. We are overjoyed with the new look. Have you seen it? It will be finished by next Sun- day, if nothing happens. We have a once-in-a-life- time price on a central heat and cooling system. It is so good we would be foolish to pass it up. However, we may have to listen to those noisy window air conditioners ano- ther summer, unless, our mem- bers come up with some sin- cere pledges and/or wherewith- al to pay for this system. Our building fund has been drained with these needed repairs. Our pastor is in there pulling and working for us. Let's get in there with him and show some spirit and enthusiasm to match his. Dig deep in your pockets. Let's make our church com- fortable as we make our ho- mes. Let's make our church a place of worship that we can be proud of. In the meantime, be sure to come next Sunday, March 2~, for a day of singing, preach- ing and dinner. - PERSONALS - Friends of Mr. W. A. Phil- lips will be glad to know that he has shown some improve- ment. He is in the West Flo- rida Hospital in Pensacola, but still remains in the intensive care unit. EFFERDENT DENTURE CLEANSER l,arge Size 60 Tablets Our Reg. Price $1.57 PAIN RELIEVER EXCEDRIN I O0 Tal)lets Our Reg. Price $ !.57 Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jackson, their daughter and husband of Montgomery, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith, visited Bellingrath Gar- dens in Mobile Sunday. They report the gardens were " at their peak and exceptionally beautiful this year. Clear Springs woo= Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Har- rison of Mobile, visited with her father, Mr. C. C. Cobb and sister, Mrs. Mary Evelyn Colvin last weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Rhodes and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Racine of Atlanta, spent last weekend with Mrs. J. W. Prest- and Mrs. Sybil Mickler. HAIR COLOR CLAIROL LOVING ..... CARE Reg. Price $1.67 SOUTH FIFTH ST. PREPARATION H OINTMENT 2 Oz. Size OUR REG. PRICE $1.77 '" , , ,- " , , r--, HAIR • CLAIROL HAPPINESS FLOR ALA, A LA. PREPARATION H SUPPOSITORIES 12 CI. Box Our Reg. Price $2.27 Church News by Gracie Adkison ' { " Next Sunday, March 21,isthe date we have been reminding you about for several weeks. Mr. V. F. Cobb is spending two weeks in Mobile with Mr. and Mrs. Graham Cobb and Mr. and Mrs. Cleophous Cobb. church cordially invites =a~,...n~tar: to come to our "Spring -"A ~nual" All Day Ga|her- 44V io ' and come at 9:45. Willis and Irene Miller will have a pro- gram lined up that we feel i sure you all will enjoy. A guest speaker, the Rev- erend David E. Keen, Sr., from Mobile, Alabama, will bring God's message, during the worship hour. We'll have some good singing. The Singing Pilgrims will be with us in the afternoon. This is one of the outstanding singing groups in the south. Last week our hearts were saddened over the ,loss of our friend and neighbor, Charlie Hold Meeting The Eastern Star #441 will hold their regular meeting this Thursday evening, March 18, at 7:30 at the Masonic Hall. Oxygen Test Ran On Lake Jackson I Added insulation. Storm doors and windows. Caulking and weatherstripping. These types of home improvements can save energy, make your home more comfortable, and even increase your home's value. And they can usually save enough on heating and cooling operating costs to pay for themselves within a few years. If you need to replace a worn-out heating system, another energy saver to consider is the heat pump. It's the most energy-efficient heating and cooling system on the market today. Write for this free booklet that tells all about these home improvements. They can help you get more value from the energy you use. ; Save Energy." ', [] Send me the booklet "All About The Heat Pump." ! : NAME __ i ADDRESS : CITY ' STATE ZiP _PHONE ! Mail to: Home Services, Alabama Power Company. P.O Box 2641, B~rmingham, Alabama 35291 .lip ............................................. ..I Gary Jones and John Forten- berry, Environmental Health Specialist, employedby the State of Alabama Water Im- provement Commission, had lunch with Garys parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Jones last Thursday. They were in the process of taking water samples from Pea and Yellow Rivers for various tests. Even though Lake Jackson was not on their list of rivers and streams for testing, Gary ran an oxygen test of Lake Jackson. It tested 8.8 p.p.m. (parts per million), which is more than sufficient oxygen in the water to support fish life. BENEFIT GOSPEL SING TO BE HELD AT SVEA by Jack Davis A benefit gospel sing will be held this Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the Svea Assembly of GOd Church, featuring the Joe Bow- den Family of Samson, Ala- bama. The Chapel Hill Choir from the Chapel Hill Baptist Church, and John and Sue Barrow from the Campton As- sembly of GOd Church. The proceeds will go to Little Beverly Ann Scrbggins, daugh- ter of the Reverend and Mrs. George Scroggins. Little Be- verely Ann is scheduled to re- enter the University Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama in the near future. The pastor, the Reverend W. J. Cox and mem- bers, extend a cordial invita- tion to everyone to attend. Been in your attic lately? A trip to the attic may lead you to find good books which your Florala Library cannse. THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, MARCH II History Club M With Mrs. FI The Florala History Club met with Mrs. Q. p. Flournoy in her home on March 4. Beau- tiful arrangements of camel- lias and spring flowers were placed at vantage points. The hostess served a delicious con- gealed salad plate with pecan tassies, nuts and coffee or tea. Mrs. C. A. Moon assisted the hostess in serving. Mrs. W. T. Perry, club pre- sident, called the meeting to order. The club song, "Am- erica the Beautiful," was sung and the collect repeated in unison. Mrs. John Flournoy was welcomed as a guest of the club. Mrs. J. J. Zorn andMrs. C. A. Ganey were welcomed back after an extended illness. The members observed a moment of silent meditation in honor of Mrs. T. J. Britton, a beloved member of the club. Mrs. A. G. Williams conclud- ed with prayer. Mr. Q. P. Flournoy was in- troduced by Mrs. A. G. Wil- liams, program leader for the afternoon. He entertained the group with a medley of beauti- ful organ selections. The very interesting program was entitled, "The New Deal: Relief, and Mrs. Williams from 1932 to 1945. about when Franklin D, yell swept into grim depression days and about leading along a road of erimenl that changed of American's social thinking. She this was done without the essential American system. After the program, was called into a siGn. Seventeen bers and two bers responded to The minutes of the last ing were read and Correspondence was lated to the gon Train. Announc were made concerning gon Train encampment ton and its morning Florala. The next meeting March 18 with Mrs. H. ner as hostess and MI Scarborough as der. - PERSONAl,. PI.EASANT Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Har- rison have returned home after a ten day visit in south- ern points of Florida. They visited his sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. James Ogla and friends, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lesp- rance in Jacksonville and then to Gainsville where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Marion Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. Bu- ford Brunson and Mrs. Merle Giddeon. ASSEMBLY TO RUMMAGE Pleasant Grove God Church is a rummage sale Springs. Prices have been stop by and shop. will go toward QIIIr 'larala SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT SOUTH FIFTH STREET FLORALA, MR. AND MRS. LARRY K. WOODHAM EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS SUBSCRIPTION RATES COVINGTON COUNTY, ALABAMA ...... ....... ::ELSE~NH ER E! )N" :/~IJAB~AMA'." .: :, ...... 1 ~'~" " ":"~(~ER" STAT'E$ ...................... ;: "~ • • j, o ~ • • ~ • • ,r * • • ~ • • ° • ESTABLISHED IN 1900 PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON PLUMBING - ELEC Old Or New Experienced - Youthful JOB TOO LARGE OR All Work Guaranto PHONE 8- 1082 Stan Caraway PLUMBING - stores can I)ee we can What's the difference between any tiller Merry Tiller? For one thing, Merry Tiller the chain-drive tiller. With dependable chain-dr you get more power at the rotors than from ventional tillers. Of course, you can buy other chain-drive tillers that aren't Merry Tillers. But why bother when you can have the original and The or,ginat s,nCe the best? ADAMS CHAIN SAW HIGMWAY 331 Si PAXTON, FLA.