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SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PI, ORAL~. NEWS - THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1973 PAGE 5 FHA You're not gonna believe the dream I had last night. I was a beautiful step-daughter and slave of a wicked "old" lady who turned out to look like Mrs. Jones. She had two ugly daugh- ters that were Mrs Thomas and Mrs. Smith. All day long all I did was wait on them, kinda like Mrs. Birge does for Mr. Ste- venson. But, one glorious day l, along with my toad-faced sis- ters, got invited to the Junior- " only as individuals but as family NEWS April I through 7 has been designated NATIONAL FHA WEEK. Members of Future Homemakers of America will carry out special activities and observances designed to share their experiences and ac- complishments with family, friends and neighbors. The theme chosen for this year's NATIONAL FHA WEEK is EXPLORE ROLES - EXTEND GOALS to focus attention on what over half-a-million young men and women in FHA and HERO (Home Economics Re- lated Occupations) chapters throughout the country are do- ing to explore the multiple roles individuals play in family, com- munity and career life. Deionne Larkins, Florala chapter president, points out that several million young people have been challenged by the unlimited opportunities of- fered through membership in Future Homemakers of Amer- ica over the twenty-eight years since its establishment as the national organization for high school students in home econo- Senior Prom. About an hour be- fore the prom was to start my step-mother ordered me to pick up all the sunflower seeds from the school's halls, which would take hours and cause me to miss the prom. While I was shoveling up sunflower ." . PROMOTER AND PRODUCER -- Jack Springer (leR)~ National Peanut Council Envoy, chats talcs and related occupations, with R. A. '"Pete" Riley, Alabama Peanut Yield Champion about the nutritional value of peanut "FHA plays an effective role butter. Riley, from Andalusia, Alabama, was honored at the recent National Peanut Seminar in in the educational system," she Marco Island, Florida, sponsored by Planed Pr(>Jucts Company.. Springer, guest speaker at stated, "by keeping us involved the seminar, is touring the country promoting peanuts. in activities that benefit us not and community members. In other words, it serves as a bridge between the classroom, "'Peanuts pack protein pew- the home and the community er," said Jack Springer, Na- and is the key for developing tional Peanut Council Envoy, the potential of each individual at the third National Peanut member for a productive life Awards and Seminar held in in our society." Marco Island, Florida. basiC~l/, eyes. As l was attempting to special day when teachers will ed he has been traveling across what expanding markets meant ~;;~[:--o==tnament,,l" u..Anaa'us:a pllA--r-'l throw a coke machine at the be honored ands redand white the U. S. telling the "nutri- to their side of the industry mysterious phenomenon, I day where each member was tional story" of the peanut. They were Floyd King, Pre- ' heard a squeaky voice say to asked to wear the FRA colors. He said, "Most people clas- sident, National Peanut Grow- !o~u~ci.~i~:~!a~e~it!~iii! The tournament is open to terest in Business Education me, "Stop, I'm your fairy Saturday, April .~, the State sify peanuts in the same cute- ers Association; Bob Pender, high school freshmen, sopho- throughout our area and to re- godfather." Sure-huff, sitting FHA Meeting will~ be held in gory with some of the junk foods President, Pender Peanut Cor- mores, juniors, and seniors, cognize outstanding students in on top of a locker was a wee- Montevallo, Alabama, wherethe now on the market, but actually poration; Bob Honeycutt, Gen- aV~ai~][~.~teJunior College in The purpose of the Business business, little man dressed in pale blue theme will be "FHA Spirit - 'Peanuts Pack Protein Pew- eral Sales Manager, Goldkist; Tournament is to promote in- tights and a pink moo-moo and Empact '73". Those attending er'." (the slogan for the Na- and Wayne Eaves, Chairman, ~tl~!~i!~:+Sr:e:~(kt~it~~ltSJl~h,,j,,.~,__e ~~L~ SMILES ~@~~ who greatly resembled Mr. Ste- will be Deionne Larkins, Starla tlonal Peanut Council).National Peanut Council. e "" .. venson. I then asked him what Caraway, Jan Ward, LindaPop- "Nutritionally speaking, a In addition, a panel of seven t " g' P- was he, a Southern Association pell, and their advisor, Mzs. peanut butter sandwich and a state peanut extension specia- c::;.J[K~rthand Seated are Accreditor? He replied,"No, Clara Pittman. Sadie, I'm here to grant you all ;qu l'~.'~Qdell, Wilber West, glass of milk makes perfect lists fielded questions about pair," Springer said. This is varieties, practices and pro- ~.#~illey. Standing from John: I used to chase more. your wishes." because one plant protein team- duction problems. ~t are Kay Gomillion, girls ....... What? Become RaquelF.H.A. TO ed with another (e. g. peanut Peanut Specialist Dean Bond ..,~l[~:0Oks, Brenda Wright, Joe: You used to chase '"Which woul4 you rather Welch?" SPONSOR 2-NI GHT butter and bread) enhances and of Auburn Univeristy, said that ~U#'m~!U~[~'ues, Beth Harrison, girls, but you don't now? give up. wine or women~ .... No, my dumb master, toget BEAUTY CONTE~T multiplies the effectiveness of 90 percent of the peanuts plant- deI :'~ "% and Jamie Mc-John: No. you can hardlyt depends on the vm- you to the prom. Now listen their protein power, ed in Alabama are Florunner ' e ii, hnd any that will run any- tag . carefully to my instructions F.H. A members, sponsors The seminar included a pre- variety. Bond added that Ala- and no more interruptions. You of the Miss Florala Beauty Pa- sentalion of the Master Peanut bama peanut growers' number -- getting the peanuts into the Spears. He estimates 6-8% of hands of the consumer.'" the act, age will be in Florun- He listed consumer educa- her in '%, tion programs to teach the nut- MARTIN THEATRE ritional value of the peanuls, new uses from peanuts and de- seeds and brooding over the The 113 membersoftheFlor- Springer is the traveling velopment of foreign market fact that l couldn't go to the ala High chapter have scheduled spokesman for the peanut in- consumption, as ways to mar- F'A~/. O/VIt.~ ,@',/~/~ iD prom, a loud pop and a puff of a number of activities for this dustry's new consumer educa- ket more peanuts. ~}N ..f'fNG"'~'A) P[RJ'OA/" Students To Partic, ate In Business smoke appeared before my week. Plans outlined include a tionprogram. Springer report- Other speakers emphasized ~K,~Rf ~f r#z U/VK#OL.J~ - smRr .f ./mg/t 7 '~OR V5 "" ~IG ~tlYS - I'.~ r {hr .'~ Iq~ridon xx;l~ ~ll'llcl~ h~, ;I !tlf h.,I lill;ll v,;l~t' all(I ~'a p~Wr|l ONE OF THE GREATEST ESCAPE AOVENTURES EVER ! see those two funny-faced twins over there?" -- I looked over and saw Mr. Apperson and Mr Revell licking off the same lolly pop-- "They're gonna be your chauffeur and doorman." Then with a quick wave of his hand, which resembled a paddle, the two men became a neatly dressed chauffeur and a door- man. "Well, a chauffeur is OK, but I don't have any wheels. What's he genus do, carry me piggy- back?" geant, have already begun plans Producer Awards to state pea- - one problem is broadleaf weeds. for the 1973 Pageant. Thisyear nut yield champions from the According to Georgia EAten- the pagenat will be held on two seven major peanut growing sion Agronomist Frank McGill, consecutive evenings. On Fri- states. The champions and there will be a substantial de- day, April 13 the Talent Corn- their wives received all- cline in Virginia Type peanuts petition for the Senior Dirt- expense trips to the seminar, because of the short seed sup- sion, girls 17 years of age, The state peanut champions are ply. He pointed to Florunners will be held. On April 14 the as follows: R.A. "Pete" Ril- as the most popular in Georgia g~rls ill all ~divisions, Junior ey, Andalusia, Alabama; Arthur in 1973. McGill also felt broad- "I~~: SehibF Mtss as well as Sandlin~ Williston, Florida; Left weed control is the biggest. ' Little MiSs, will model before Enoch Johns, Wray, Georgia; concern in Georgia. the audience and judges. A- Wilbur Ward, Clarkton, North Allen Allison, Virginia Pea- wards will also be announced. Carolina; Esthel Lasley, Hy- nut Extension Specialist, and Commencement on both nights dro, Oklahoma; Glen Tiffin, Sil-~ Astor Perry, North Carolina will be at 7:30 P.M. in the verton, Texas; and George Extension Agronomy Specialist, J'u#. #Pt/ z "Your problem has beensol- Florala High School Gym. Thorpe, Newsoms, Virginia. agreed that Florigiant would be veal." With a quick flash of This year's theme will be Sponsor of the seminar and a- used quite extensively in their his paddle an old ragged schoOl "Springtime," and this 1973 wards is Planed ProductsCom- respective states because of O- bus became a luxurious limou- beauty contest certainly will be puny, manufacturer of Treflan the variety's pod-rot tolerance. ~ m:.,-=. ::ca sine. And then he turned to a "Blossoming of Beauty." and Balsa herbicides. Both specialists look forward ~!!,.:~'~: me and said, "Now remember, Included on the seminar pro- to the development of disease j :'H~i:ii6~'lt this spell wears off at 9:30." FHS gram were peanut industry ex- and insect resistant strains, l rSENOItt: KING "Nine-thirty[" I exclaimed, perts from all over the U.S. Ben Spears, Extension Pea-, I .... ,~/J'O ..... [ "I should have known I'd get John Currier, President of the nut Specialist Texas A & M, stuck with an old-fashioned SPORTS NEWS National Peanut Council, re- told of the new interest in run- ]GENE HACKMAN [ ) KAREN BLACK '" R" I fairy." ported on the situation of the ner type varifies. "Florun- {KRIS KRISTOFFERSON [ "You must remember, Kid, The sports outlook for the peanut industry. He said,"The hers have been very success- I'm a fairy godfather notafairy 73-74 year at FHS is as bright emphasis of our industry should ful elsewhere, so we're taking [ ~~~ ~1~ ~,] godmother. I do what I want, as it has ever been. Both foot- be placed on marketine efforts a closer look at them." said ball and basketball teams are excited over prospects of going to the State Playoffs and Tour- nament. There is also a pos- sibility that a baseball team will be organized. Spring training climaxed last Saturday night at Luverne as the Cats took on Greenville. Friday, two weeks ago, an in- and I don't work overtime. I must be leaving no'#. DO A }OD JOB." I went to the prom and it s a sensation. But before new it, the clock struck nine- rty Ding-Ding-Ding-Ding- ~g - Ding - Ding - Ding - lg-half-a-ding. I woke up I turned off my alarm clock. ,r~u'll trasquad scrimmage was held ";] G" Is Auctioned F.H.$. BAND at Mathews Stadium. Assis- e Ir MAKING PLANS TO tant coaches headed the teams, as Danny Harrison's Whitesde- [a~#nei ~., strange sounds had to do anything their mas- some masters made them do ATTEND STATE feared George Lancaster's ~'.."l~[ hLl~) the gym It ters commanded on Friday, very little. There were a few Well, those hard working band Greens 14-0. A Be Caraway isc' gi~:'K~ an ,me,~i~@ auction. May 30th. slaves who didn't like their students are at it again, getting to Ricky Anderson toss provided I, t~ersweredress_ On Friday, slaves were seen masters and refused to do what ~'~[SI~ve girls to be carrying books between classes, they were commanded, ready for the 1973 edition ofthe a first quarter score. Alford Alabama All-StateConcert Band Whitaker bulled his way in for li~" The auctioneers, drink bottles and paper at All proceeds from this slave Festival. As you may remem- a second period TD and also R a~d Bill Sellars, recess, and plates at lunch, auction were added to F. H.A.'s bar, the Wildcat Band was ran for two points on the first U" t~'~ch.auctinsThe atslavesre- slavesAll sortSdoof masterSeverything,madetheirwhile contributions to the Red Cross, successful in their quest for PAT. Also starring from last 1 State Contest last year and came year's varsity were Robert back with the best sight-read- James, Melvin Matthews, Bull illcut ing rating in their division. Gundrum, and Jerome Wood- This year the band will per- ham. Looking good for the '7~. W 9 form "Corcoran Cade!s Junior team were Jeffery 'eaves, hght March", "Thanks be to Thee, Owens, Carnell James, Aaron ~, ~,~t..~O~]~~ and "Overture for Winds". The Shaw. ,*. ~=~ band takes uride in themsevles This year's Junior team, rattlie met" and will be going to bring back composed of boy.. currently of sa Ime. a, superior ratings, which FHS Florala City School and W. S. ~Ti~ students and faculty feel they H arian, play ed preli m inary to ith the Snapper grass deserve. We ask that everyone the Green-Whitegame. Willie give his full support to the band Ray Huckabaa's defense defeat- attachment, you can at this time and wish 'era luck, ed Larry Hamilton's offense in Vacuum clean you lawn as \ \ > because not only are they going the scrimmage. No more hours of tedious as a band but also as a repre- I~asketball spring training sentative of FloralaHighSchool. will soon be getting underway. i~I ~~~" There's just no rest for the ,,i~ weary. Returning stars are e Snapper grass catcher holds six NEW BETA plentiful, as Robe James, Syl L~,a ~::.~.~J'~Shds. Andit empties in~ ~-" CLUB MEMBERS Owens, .Lane Cravey and Greg Each year the Beta Club at Burke head the list. Only four t there's more to this great Snapper opt n Florala High School invites new seniors were lost off the 72- = ust how good it is Another important thing is where it is: members to join its ranks. 73 squad, and Florala appears r~[.l.:d~/~, ht~'lb~Cka :~a5~ ~cc~ to be bringing back perhaps These new members are se- the best cagers in Region 2 t inst s ing out on the sid likea most Iected from a list of all stu- " h ppe "" c t her behind you, y u h ve dents (at least sophomores) bav- next year. maneuverability and the easiest handling possible. " ing no lower than an 85 average in all their subjects. Miss Snapper riding mower The mower that cuts ant] White, the Beta Club sponsor, COMMUNITY ACTION . .~l[Ur~ -- o has prepared such a list and COMMITTEE TO ~EET s at the same time ,~][d~~ :~ presented it to the teachers for their evaluation~ It is this A regular meeting of the I~hPo,,'er Equipmcm. In,-Asub~~ua~:,c~h,c evaluation which will decide Board-of Directors of District ' ADANI!; ""' invited into the Beta tion Committee: Incorporated, Club. The teachers are ex- is called for 7:30 o'clock in peered to be finished with their the evening of Friday, April 6, ~![l~ Saw and Lawn Mower Servi'ce e,alnaUons by the end o! the 1973, to be held in the General ~t~l][" week (though they may decide Assembly Room, Headquar- ~' PAXTON, FLORIDA to take a little more time just ters, Dale Armory, 835 South to keep everyone in suspense.) Union Avenue, Ozark, Alabama. 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