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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 THE FLORALA NEWS " THURSDAY, MARCH 25, St y The Florala Study Club met at the home of Miss Juliette Hughes on March I0, 1975. Miss Hughes' home was beautifu- lly decorated with spring flo- wers throughout the reception rooms. She graciously receiv- ed her guests upon their arri- val and was assisted by her sister, Mrs. A. A. Harper, in ee es her entertaining. Guest for the afternoon, oth- er than Mrs. Harper, was Mrs. Carl Zelson, sister-in-law of Mrs. Gttenstein. The president, Mrs. Jack Zorn, called the meeting to or- der. The roll was checked and ... Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence were recorded as read. Mrs. Parker reminded club members of April 8 as book shower date for the City Me- morial Library. Members are urged to donate books to the library. Plans were discussed as to minutes read by the secretary, how to raise money for the lend- Mrs. Mitchell Parker. These ing library, which the Study Club sponsors. A "White Ele- phant" sale was agreed upon and will be held at Kay's Beauty Shop in April. The date to be decided by the Finance Com- mittee. Mrs. Syril Faine gave an in- teresting and informative re- port on the legislative bodies of our country and some of the new laws of our land. Our program for the after- noon, "Bi-Centennial Celebra- tion", was given by Mrs. Mar- cus Gunter. It was an excel- lent program - interesting and informative and warned us of the great price we pay as we be- come more dependent on the federal government. She re- minded us of our great privi- lege to be an American and our duty to our country also. Mrs. Zorn thanked Miss Hughes and Mrs. Gnnter for their parts in giving us such a delightful club meeting. aney- Lawrence Exchange Vows Patricia Ann McLaney and James Wilson Lawrence were married Friday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lockhart Primative Baptist Church with Elder John M. Blackshear of- ficiating. The vocalists were Mrs. Cloyce Blackshear, Mrs. Flora Eaddy and Mrs. Rowland. Mrs. Faye McLaney of Pen- sacola, Florida, registered Starrin9 JUUE HAWS EILEEN HECKMUr ARTHUR O'CONNELL Int~u(:m~ JIF..AINN IEI'TE CLil~I" guests at the Bride's Book. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ja- mes Edward McLaney of Flo- rata, Alabama. The groom is the son of Mr. apd Mrs. Jim- mie Lawrence of Route One, Opp, Alabama. Mrs. Barbara Roberts was the matron of honor. Mr. Roy Lawrence, cousin of thegroom, was the best man. Ushers were Jeff McLaney, brother of the bride, and Greg Ed- mondson. A reception was held in the church. Serving were Mrs. Faye McLaney and Miss Deal Lawrence. After a wedding trip, the couple will reside on Route One, Opp, Alabama. ! MARTIN THEATRE | Crescent St. I Andalusia MAR. 24-27 I Wed F~ ?O0 & 9 451 i hU List Su~ndOd McNeili. Kemp To Be Wed M rrch 26 . . ",, Sue McNeill and Charles Kemp cordially invites you to attend their wedding. Sue is the daughter of Eloise McNeill of Thibedax, Louisi- ana, and the late William Mc- Neillof Florala. She is a 1975 graduate of Florala High School. Charles is the son of Eve- lyn Blocker of Route Two, Lau- rel Hill, Florida and Floyd Kemp of DeFuniak Springs, Flo- rida. He is a 1972 graduate of Laurel Hill High School. The wedding will be an event of March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Chapel Hill Baptist Church. No formal invitations are NOTICE Persons interested in attend- ing art classes held at night on a weekly basis are requested to contact Irene Moore or meet at her house at 7:00p.m.- Mon- day, March 29. PERSONALS Friends of Mrs. Audrey Hol- Icy regret to learn that she was admitted into Cobb Memorial Hospital in Phenix City, Mon- day. Friends wish for her a speedy recovery. Mrs. Obyree Hayes and Miss Sharon Hayes, of Auburn Uni- versity, visited recently in Houston, Texas with Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Hayes and family. Friends of Mrs. C. M. Chance will be pleased to hear that she is mending slowly at Lakeview Manor Nursing Home in Opp. The residents are un- der quarantine at present due to ... Rodwell Historical Society To Meet March 28 Historical Society of Oka- loosa and Walton Counties, Inc., will meet at Paxton Town Hall, Paxton, Florida, 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 28. Mr. Edward Pearson Rod- well, Jr., will speak on "Mer- chant's Trade Tokens", light weight money, used in industry trade during the early twen- tieth century. Mr. Rodwell was born at Lakewood, Florida, August 23, 1913. He is the son of Edward Pearson and Sophia (Britton) Rodwell, of Scottish-lrish and English descent. Mr. Rodwell attended Covington County High School, Florala, Alabama, and is a graduate of McCallie School, Chattanooga, Tennes- see. For two years, Mr. Rod- well attended Davidson Col- lege, Davidson, North Carolina. His first wife is deceased. She was the former Ruth El- land of Crestview, Florida; whom he married September 23, 1937. They had two sons, Edward P. III, deceased and Robert L. Mr. Rodwell later married Catherine Robbins of Florence, Alabama, and they have two sons, William Ed- ward and John Robbins. Mr. Rodwell began his bank- ing career in 1935, when he was Assistant Cashier of the Bank of Florala, until 1944. Since 1944 he has served as President of the Bank, and is presently serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He so much illness, but Mrs. is a member of Sigma Phi Chance is looking forward to Epsilon fraternity. the time when she can return Mr. Rodwell is also a mem- to her home ip Florala. ber~of the American NUmi.s~a- Slle: ~as, been ~*ecuperating , tic Association. ' AS a, public from injuries suffered in a fall sustained at home a num- ber of weeks ago. servant, he is Chairm'an of the : Florala Industrial Development Board and treasurer of the Florala Memorial Public Lib- rary. He is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, where he serves as an Elder. In ad- dition to Numismatics and growing camellias, philately is his hobby. Golf and fishing are Mr. Rodwell's chief recrea- tional activities. The public is cordially in- vited to attend this most in- teresting lecture. Misses Cindy and Sonya Woo~am and Miss Kare'n Pot- ter, spent a few days at Fort Walton Beach during the AEA holidays. Mrs. J. F. Holley, with her daughter, Janet Cox, and grand- sons, Stewart, Philip and Mark, spent the T.E.A. ho~'idays at Bay Point, Florida. Associational being mailed, but relatives and friends of the couple are cor- Hold Meeting dimly invited to attend. Immediately following the wedding, there will be a recep- tion in the Church Fellowship The Associational WMU will Hall. hold their annual meeting Tues- day and Wednesday, April 13 and 14, with plans of celebrat- ing our nation's 200th birthday. The night meeting will be held at the Carolina Baptist Church, Tuesday night, 7:00 o'clock, with a dinner meeting. The day meeting will be held at the First Baptist Church, Opp. Lunch will be served at noon, Wednesday, April 14, 10:30 a.m. Decorations at the dinner and at lunch will be in the Bicenten- nial colors of red, white and blue. Mrs. Helen Sherer, Missio- nary to Japan, will be the guest speaker. Miss Lois Privett, State Baptist Woman's Direc- tor, will speak on Baptist wo- men in the local church. All members ofwomans mis- sionary union throughout the country are urged to attend and wear long dressed, bon- nets and etc. A nursery will be provided. The speaker, Mrs. Sherer, is How to more out of You can do a tot more with a Merry Tiller than tilling. With the right accessories you can cultivate, mulch, aerate, furrow, plow and harrow. You can even use your Merry Tiller as a tractor. To help choose the rotors and attachments you need. come in and pick up our free brochure, "How to get more out of your Merry Tiller/ After youve read the booklet, well sell you one accessory or several After all, the more the Merrier, mheor,g,nal s,nce 1947 PIck 'JP yOUr tree brochure at .... ADAMS CHAIN SAW HIGHWAY 331 SOUTH PAXTON, FLA. • .. Mrs. Sherer elegy Degree. She and her hus- band, Robert, were appointed by the Foreign Mission Board in 1948. They are the parents of four children. Mr. Sherer is a native of Jasper, Alabama. a native ~f East St. Louis, lllnois, grlduated from Wil- liam Jewell College and from CBTS with a Masters in The- GOD HAS A WAY - SISTER ANN You Have Heard Her on Radio, INDIAN PALM READER NOW SEE HER IN PERSON! HOURS: 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. - Daily and Sunday The Southern Born Spiritualist who brings to you the solutions to the mysteries of the Deep South, seeks to help many thou- sands of people who have been Crossed, Have Speels, Can't Hold Money, Want Luck, Want Their Loved Ones Back, Want to Stop Nature Problems, or Want To Get Rid of Strange Sickness. --- ONE VISIT IS ALL YOU NEED -- LOCATED AT DeFUNIAK SPRINGS, FLORIDA 2 BLOCKS WEST OF THE CITY LIMIT SIGN ON HIGHWAY 90 ACROSS FROM THE AIRPORT PHONE 904-89Z-5019 3-ZS-Itp nts S SS The 1976 Miss Walton Coun- ty Pageant will be held Satur- day, April 3, 1976 at 7:30 p.m., in the Walton County High School Auditorium. Admission will be $2.00 for adults, and $1.00 for students. This Pa- geant is an annual presenta- tion of Xi Beta Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, and enab- les this organization to ward a college scholarship each year to a deserving high school se- nior. Nineteen lovely contestants will be seeking the title of "Miss Walton County 1976", and they will appear in swim suit and evening dress competition. The girls will be judged on the ba- sis of poise and appearance, and the contestants themselves will choose Miss Congeniality. They are being assisted by Mrs. Katharine Fleming of Katha- rine's School of Dance. This year's Pageant will re- flect our nation's Bicentennial celebration, and was madepos- sible through the generosity of Walton County merchants and organizations. Contestants and sponsors are: Creel Ford Company - Joan Beard; Danley Furniture Company - Angela Locke; Chelco - Janis Reddick; Jones Firestone Service Center - Becky Andrews; Fisher Hard- ware Company - Renee Bishop; Morn & Dad's Italian Res- turanl - Brenda Ingram;. Ow- en's Fabrics - Toma Martin; First Federal Savings and Loan - Shirley Anderson; L & H Automotive - Gay Huggins; Twin Lake Superette - Nelia Ann Mires; Triangle Chevrolet Company, Inc. - Cathy Roberts; Bell Concrete Products- Debra Wilkerson; Marie's Hitching Post - Wanda White; DeFuniak Lion's Club - Michele Riley; Western Auto - Becky Harri- son; Rhodes Jewelry - Cynthia Miller; Badcock Furniture- El Donna Pate; Pilot Club- Vicki Lindsey; and Service Drug Company - Connie Ital. Other participating mer- chants and organizations are: Hygeia Coca-Cola Bottling Co- mpany; Piggly Wiggly; Jake's Standard Service Station; King & Company; Wise's Department Store; Harris Insurance Agency; Goff's Ready to Wear; First National Bank; M.R.&R. Trucking Company; Cawthon ure The Walton County Guidance Clinic is sponsoring an infor- mative lecture by the widely accaimed author Jeanne Greenburge. Her first novel, "I Never Promised You A Rose Garden" is written under the name of Hannah Green. This classic work is an intensely personal account of her adoles- cent years spent in a mental institution and her journey back from madness. Ms. Greenburge is also the author of"In This Sign", a clas- sic and poignant novel of the world of the deaf. She re- ceived the Kenner Award for this work. Other books include "The King's Persons", "The Monday Varcis", "Summer- ing", and "Rites of Passage". She has been the receipient of the Durmoff Memorial Award for fiction, the Christopher Award, and the Fromm- Reichman Award from the Aca- demy of Psychoanalysis. The Lecture will Cover Ms. Greenburg's view of mental ill- ness and will include informal discussion with the partici- pants. Her workshops are not- ed for their informality and tend to be warm and personal as well as informative. Participants are urged to dress causally. The lecture will be Tuesday, March 30, 1976 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., at the Chautauqua Neighborhood Cen- ter, Highway 90 West, across from the Gulf Truck Stop, in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. In- dividual donations are $5.00, groups of ten or moreare$3.00 each, and student donations are $3.00. For further information, call 892-2167 or 892-5333. A locally owned, non-profit agen- cy, the .Walton County Guidance Clinic is pleased to have the opportunity to bring such an internationally well-known per- son to Walton County. Lockhart Baptist To Hold Homecoming The Lockhart Baptist Church extends an invitation for every- one to join them for homecom- ing activities, Sunday, April 4. Special music will be provided by Charles and Linda Crnm, former residents of Florala. Mr. Crnm was band director. The Reverend Jerry Harris, a former pastor, will be speak- ing at the II:00 o'clock morn- ing worship services. Dinner will be served at 12:00 o'clock in the Fellowship Hall. The af- ternoon will consist of con- gregational singing and special music by The Sounds of Sal- vation, (The Bowden Family). Homecoming services will be followed with a week long re- held vival, Mond&~ through Friday, beginning at 7:00 o'clock in the evening. The Reverend Tucker Aplin pastor of the Chapel Hill Bap- tist Church, will be the guest speaker. Special singing will be featured each night. Saturday night, April I0, the film, "The Burning Hell" will be shown at 7:00 o'clock at the church. Why a picture on Hell? Because there are too many "modern preachers" who are preaching that hell is right here on earth, the Bible teaches oth- erwise, and speaks of a literal burning hell, where sinners suf- fer forever and ever. You're invited to help Lockhart Bap- tist glorify God's Holy Name. State Bank; Beasley's; AM WQUH-FM Jones Tastee Freeze andl Thriftway Supermarket; Rexall; Fisher Sears Merchant Store; Bar; Casey's Continental Apparel; Store, Pauline's Sports Quality Department Montgomery Ware les. Mental H, Board To Lease Land The State Mental Board has agreed to proximately five acres to the South Centeal Mental Health Board construction of a new Health/Mental Center in Andalusia. "The legislators and munity leaders from have been actively and supportive of programs in this region, am glad the Mental Healll partment was able to this agreement with the$. look forward to bel the near future with the construction of this ter," Commissioner said. Sen. Crnm Foshee, Frank Jackson and Mr. Dixon, along with other munity leaders, met with Mental Health stoner Taylor Hardin to cuss a number of idea.' cerniug possible mental health services South Centeal Mental Region. The group a necessary first step be the construction of a to provide needed place for any new or programs. The land leased to the Central Alabama Mental Board is part of 120 giving to the Mental Department by Mr. Dixon. The regional center satellites provide the mentally ill and retarded in Covington Crenshaw and Coffee HAS A FULL LINE OF American Made Wire - Nails Staples - Wire Panels - Metal Gates II . BARB WIRE FULL 12~ GAGE 4 POINT 39" NET WIRE 2oo 47" NET WIRE STAPLES OR 2" LEAD HEAD NAILS BRIGHT 6 I'NRU 40D COMMON NAILS I I I HI ~,. ,0,.ox S 1 4 oo ,,, ,0,,oxS22OO ,,. ,0,,o, s 1 2 We Also Have Cement & Galvanize Coated Nails: [ HOG & COW PANELS 16' GATE -" 5 PANEL EACH FOR ALL YOUR PRESSURE TREATED NEEDS "CRIEO, )TE OR PENTA" IN LUMBER-POST- POLES- TIMBERS - SEE US PHC 205-858-5962 LOCKHART, ALABAMA [•