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IMAGE SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 6 LIGHTS FOR ANNIE - Lee Sellars, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Seliars of Florala, is working as Lighting Director for the March 26thand 27thproduction of "Annie Get Your Gun" being presented by the Opp High School choral students. Lee is assisting Bobo Brown (right) preparing the electri- cal cords for the production. HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES RING OUT for Little Miss Debbie Smith on Saturday, March 6. Debbie was entertained at her home in Lockbart by her mother, Mrs. Shirley Smith. Joining her for the celebration, front row, from left, are Cecilia Price, honoree Debbie Smith, Stepanie Pickron, Tracy Franklin, Polly Fleming; back row, David Smith, Reggie and Russell Berry and Brian Smith. Other guests included her father, James Smith, Tracy Gautney, David Johnson, Steve Hamilton and Gregory Hutcheson. Debbie is 8 years old. | I I Illl .. Happy Birthday Girl - Debbie Smith Call 8-6002 Florala, Alabama FIorala Quarterback Club Meets Florala Quarterback Club held their regular meeting, March 3, 1976 at the Dinner Bell Restaurant in Florala. Present: Robert Moseley, President; Rupert Greene, Vice President; Kendall Ma- raman, Dr. Sherman John- son, Paul Wallace, Paul Terry, Avenangh Hutcheson, Maxine Hutcheson, 'Betty Ev- ans, Joe Evans, Charles Ho- well and Max. Willis. The meeting was called to order by President Moseley. Coach Paul Te-ry gave a re- port on spring training, which started last week. There will be three weeks of training with a week break because of AEA holidays. A jamboree will be held March 27, 1976 at Strau- ghn School with Floraia, Dale- rifle, Geergiana and Straughn playing each other for one quarter. Coach Terry infor- med the club that some play- ers were not out for spring training and that players must participate in spring training to play in the fall, unless other- wise excused. President Moseley gave a report concerning renovation of athletic facilities at Flo- rala High School. Coach Terry reported that improvements have already begun by county maintenance crewmen and that these improvements will be a great help in the athletic pro- gram. President Moseley sta- ted that the Club needs to thank the County Board of Education for taking prompt action in re- gards to these improvements and asked that Rupert Greene take care of this. Greene sug- gested that a "thank you" in form of a petition be sent to the County Board of Educa- tion. President Moseley stated that a letter had been sent to the Masonic Celebration Commit- tee requesting the quarterback club be allowed to sponsor the Bingo Stand and a dunking stand during the 24th of. June Cele- bration. Also William H. Byrd had been requested to order a Bingo Set to be used with the Bingo Stand. President Moseley informed the Club that the blazers or- dered for coaches had arriv- nd and a few needed adjust- ments as to size. A bill in the amount of $377.37 was pre- sented to the club for payment from Evans Mens Wear. This was $59.90 each for six bla- zers plus $1797 sales tax. Mo- tion made by Greene and secon- ded by Hutcheson for payment. Motion carried with all in fa- vor. A statement for trophies has not been received from Hilm~c Sporting Goods andn0 action was taken pending receipt of said bill. President Moseley read the club a letter received from Joe Evans stated that the Rotary Club would sponsor a fish fry at Lake Jackson on April 1. The quarterback club will spon- sor a political rally in con- nection with this. The Rotary Club asked assistance in sell- ing tickets to fish fry in sup- port of political rally, which was agreed to by members. A parking committee report was given by Rupert Greene who stated that he had not re- ceived any word from Kim George as to the use of pro- rty next to stadium resident Moseley stated that in order to keep the public in- formed of the activities of the quarterback club, that minutes after approval by President, be presented to The Floraia News for publication. This was ap- proved by members. Discussion of membership .... ;z," ~- + ...... fee and getting public informa- tion as to purpose of the quar- terback club was also discus- sed. Max Willis stated that the Milton Quarterback Club purchased light weight jackets with the club name on back and sold them to the membership. President Moseley asked that Willis look into this and bring report to club as to cost. Max Willis presented to the club, a treasurer's report. Ba- lance in regular checking ac- count - $585.23. Balance in special account for coach sup- plement $120.00. Balance in saving account - $1,000.00. Two bills presented to the club were The Florala News, $13.59, and Evans Mens Wear, which had previous been appro- ved in the amount of $377.37. Motion made by Greene and seconded by Evans to pay The '76 POLE BEANS -- The best pole bean variety available to- day is Dade . It is a white seeded bean of excellent qua- lity. This plant carries some resistance to rust. Other sug- gested varieties include Ken- tucky Wonder 191 and McCas- ian, both of which have dark seed. HALF-RUNNER BEANS -- Some prefer the flavor of the half-runners over all other beans. They are, as the name implies, half runners -- in bet- ween a bunch and pole bean-- and can be grown on the ground or tellised. They are definite- ly string beans and most are white seeded. LIMA BEANS -- There are little limbs, big limBs, green seeded and colored limbs. Hen- derson and Thorogreen are good small, green-seeded lima beans. Jackson Wonder is the speckled bean that makes dark pot-likker. Fordhook 242isthe large seeded lima bean. Pole varieties of lima beans are Carolina Sieva' and Florida Speckled. BEAN PLANTING TIME-- Bean planting time starts in March in South Alabama and gets progressively later as we move farther north. But, now is the time to check the local Florala News statement, upon being itemized, passed with all in favor. Willis reported re- ceipt of $117.69 to be placed in special account for coach's supplement. A transfer of funds from other accounts would be needed to meet March pay- ment. This will be done by signature of president and trea- surer as authorized in previous meeting. A motion by Greene and se- conded by Avenaugh Hutcheson to accept the treasurer's re- port carried with all in favor. Motion made by Greene and seconded by Hutcheson to ad- journ. Motion carried with all in favor. Joe R. Evans, Acting Secretary Robert Moseley, President seed stores to be sure you get the seed of the best varieties. With beans variety can make quite a difference. SNAP BEANS - - If you use the new and better varieties of beans, there is no such tlxing as a string bean. The string has been taken out and they just snap. There are many good varieties of bunch snapbeans. Contender and Topcrop have been around for years and are still two of the better choices. The seed of these two varie- ties are dark. Harvester, too, has excellent quality and the seed are white, which somepre- fer for processing. Arelative- ly new snapbean is Green Crop. It is a white seeded, long, flat- podded bean with excellent qua- lity Sometimes, it's mistaken for a pole bean. Place long season vegetab- les such as peppers, tomatoes and eggplants in an area near the perennials so they will not be disturbed. These crovs will produce until frost time if properly cared for. Locate tall growing okra and corn where they won't shade out low growing crops. Danny Harrison, agent with Liberty National Insurance C pany, was selected as honor student of the 137th School. The award was based on one years competition among 81 students of the 137th school. Harrison was congratulated for his exceptional ability service and progress by agency vice president, Dan Mr. Harrison's wife, Julia, accompanied him on a tw~ to Birmingham February 18 and 19, where they were honor at a banquet with Harrison addressing the group the 19tl was taken on a tour of the home office and met the lie T. Clayton and Chairman of the Board Frank Sanford, Jr. were dinner guests at the Birmingham Country Club. Pictured from left, Bob Harrison, Sales Manager of District, brother to Danny; Mrs. Danny Harrison, and Charles Cope, Manager of the Andalusia District. FARRIOR ELECTRIC Contracting Repair Appliance Service, What's in your garage or carport? Tires, bicycles, lawnmowers and maybe a box or two of books, which the Florala Library would like to have. 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