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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT, REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED, PAGE lO eagerly awaiting and anticipat- ing the big event. Soil • • • SENIOR OF THE WEEK / ! i! !!!!/ Linda Goldsmith Our Senior Spotlight turns burgers and spaghetti. Linda's 3n Linda Goldsmith this week. plans for the moment are to Linda is a very popular brown- attend college, for two years, eyed, brown haired girl at Flo- and then become a social wor- irma High School. As far as ker. She isn't positive, but p classes go, her favorite is Phy- she believes she'll attend Mac- isical Education, and her favo- Arthur Technical Institute. rite teacher is Mrs. Pittman. Good luck, Linda! Her favorite foods are ham- FHA On May 8, 1975 the annual Future Homemakers of Am- erica Mother-Daughter Banquet wgl, be held. The,banquet will consist of food prepared by the members, and with 106 mem- bers there will be plenty ol it. After eating the girls will have and give the money to the Re- creation Board for use in build- ing tennis courts. Then they will also go to a specified place and fix hot dogs and hambur- gers for lunch. Also coming up is the Senior Tea wl~ich the FHA prepares each year. The last meeqngofthe school year will be held May 6 and the girls :wili,be able to heart another' "stsect~il~guest. All o? the guest have been marvelous this year and the conduct of the girls has been outstanding. LBW WINTER Conservation QUARTER 1975 Service News BY W. F. PA'ITERSON DEANS LIST t wrote an article some time ago on the importance of keep- Dr. Charles Viverette, Dean ing the ends of terraces open. of Instruction at Lurleen B. This has been very evident in Wallace State Junior College, the heavy rains that we had has announced that fifty-three last week. collegians have been named to In going around the county I the Dean's List for the Winter have seen many fields where the Quarter. terrace had been plowed up in To be eligible for .this aca- good shape; however, the ter- demic honor a student must races outlets had not been and everyone recited the FHA maintain a grade point average cleaned out under fences or ad- Creed and sang the FHA Pray- of 3.50 to 3.99 on a minimum |dining roads or woods. Dur- er Song, led by Rhea Yarbo- of twelve graded quarter hours, ing the heavy rains the terr- rough. LBW students who earned this aces carried the water until it Next, this year's officersan- scholastic honor during the got to the end of the field. The nounced the candidates for next winter term include: terrace ends were not open or at year. These officers were Butler County - Georgiana, the best a very small opening. elected on Wednesday. They Jan Burkett;Greenville, Horace This caused the water to back are as follows: President -- Branch, Mary B. Duncan, Dan- up in the terrace. The result Rhea Yarborough; President- ny W. Haire, WilliamR. Thomp- was usually broken terraces Elect -- Cindy Surrey; Vice - son; McKenzie, Donald E.from the top to the bottom of President of Recreation -- Rhyme. the field. There is no assur- Kathy Caraway; Vice-President Crenshaw County - Dozier, ance that we want have more of Public Relationff -- LaJuan Bennie L. Moore; Honoraville, heavy rains this spring. If York; Historian -- Deneice Johnny R. Maddox; Luverne, the end of your terraces have Dawson; Vice-President of Roger D. Rogers. Programs -- Bonita Cook; Coffee County- Kinston, Pa- grown up in weeds, briars. Secretary-Treasurer -- Be- mela K. Patterson. or grass open them out as wide as your terrace channel. This verly Caraway; Vice-President Covington County - Andalusia could save you much expense of Projects -- Naretha Whir- area - Roy P. Barber, LeeVick, and tons of valuable top soil. Icy; and Songleader -- Kay Brannon, Roy L. Brown, Vivian Another thing that can cause Sightler. C. Bush, Debra Butler, Andrew serious erosion is planting and Business at hand was laterB. Carroll, Delores Duncan, cultivating up and down thehill. discussed in the meeting. The Ronald D. Eehols, OpelC. Glis- I know that is important to meeting was then adjourned by son, Mary Ann Johnson, Kather- have the rows as long as pos- Lynn Denney. ine K. Jones, Pamela L. Josey, sible. If you have to cross Claire B. Kyzar, Edward A. your terraces do it bygoingar- Lankford, Marilynn S. Lord, ound the hill and not straight Dianne Ludlam, Jacqueline B. up and down. This will cut down CANS ANYONE? Messick, Alan L. Mullins, Clin- on the amount of slope in your ton E. O'Brien, Larry L. Page, rows and should reduce erosion. Debra M. Partridge, Jerry M. The Women's Civic Club, Partridge, Robert B. Sasser, along with the help of the Beta Roy L. Sasser, Louise Shaddix, Club, F.H.A., and other school Jennifer A. Smith, Vickie J.FLORALA clubs, is currently in the pro- Sailings, Amy Stewart, David gress of collecting aluminum W. Tadlock, James R. Taylor, cans. The purpose ofthisdrive Robert E. Waller, Elizabeth M. LIBRARY NEWS is to raise $1,500 to build ten- Ward, Nancy A. Williams,Ter- nis courts at F.B.S. The num- ry C. Williamson, Ronald D. her of cans hoped to be col- Wyatt; Red Level, Teresa A. The Florala Litrary sub- lected is 230,000. If you have Liles; Florala, Kathy J. Gil- scribes to many magazinesoaa any aluminum cans that you ley; Opp, Jerry W. Johnson, regular basis. Magazines area wish to donate, please contact Charles E. Kellum, Robert W. valuable source of current in- any member of the Women's Taylor, Bethany L. Temple, C. formation, and a real help to Civic Club. Tyson. per.coos doing research pap- Montgomery - James A. Mc- ers and programs. Ginty. Some of the publications re- ceived every week or monthin- NOTES IN clude Good Housekeeping, Newsweek, National Geogra- THE NEWS Sew-A-Rama phic, Ladies Home Jornal, Readers Digest, Better Homes Coach Odom took several stu- and Gardens, Science Digest, Saturday Review, Time and Sou- dents to the Olympics SaturdaY. T,r~ ]l~,- thern Living. Jt LW JI..l~,, The Business Tourna- To aid library users, the Flo- merit was last Thursday in An- rala Library has the Readers' dalusia. Our team was detained SI~ Guide to Periodical Literature by the weather and could not --,-onsored which lists magazine articles by attend. For the first time, the Co'L subject. Your library can also secure The Seniors received their operative ExtensionServiceand magazine articiles not available invitations lastWednesday, the NorthsideMallare sponsor- locally through the services of the privilege of hearing Miss April 9. ing a Sew-A-Rama. The event Cross Trails Regional Library Victoria Pope, National FHA is being held May 2-3, 1975, in OppandtheBirminghamPub- President, speak. Then, to top The FHS baseball team play- at the Northside Mall in Do- lic Library Resource Center. off the banquet the 1975-76 of- ed their first game of the sea- than. Magazines may be checked ricers will be installed, son April 9 against Coffee Each of the two days, Ex- out from the Florala Library by On April 19, the FHA mere- TRAINING Springs. tension home economists and anyone who has a library card. hers will be picking up alum- representatives from leading inure products. These will be fabric, thread, sewing aids and given to the Women's Civic To almost all football play- IT'S SPRING sewing machine companies will Club. Then they will sell them ers, the worst part of playing football is spring training. It present demonstrations and new sewing techniques with all the ii, , ,1, I is here that the players learn, BY: Lisa Mitchell latest trends, says Mrs. Mary ALPHA DELTA KAPPA again and again, all the funda- You can feel it in the breeze, Ellen Haynes, Covington County ORNAMENTAL ! menials of the game. Block- as the pollen makes you Associate County Extension IIg,g/g ga, wlt~f~lTsrl,~i// IIing, tackling, running, and hit- sneeze. Chairman. The programbegins MEETS IN dee ting are all thoroughly prac- You can see it all around, each dayatl0:00a.m, andlasts I ~m~,~''AmerIcan IIticed, much to everyone's dis- with all the green on the until 9:00 p.m. tvle"| like. There was rejoicing and ground. The home sewing industry is The Alabama Alpha Psi Chap- ended on the 4th, after more from all the flowers, oh day, ones that are rapidly re- ternational Honorary Sorority than a month's practice. Every- so fair., placing conventional techniques for Women Educators, Gulf Re- body got their 4bhare of cuts You can hear it from the bi~s, and sewing aids, Mrs. Haynes gion, met on Saturday, April i ,~ ~,~::::~ Iand bruises, trying t° earn a as they sing their sweet adds. Each decade brings a 1~., 1975 at the Cross Trails starting job. The only bright words, change in fashion, andnowmore Regional Library in Opp, Ala- • I~T~ltll & 4~; FT. • spot in spring training is the You can just tell it's spring than ever before, women are bama. Hostesses Caron John- • AUTHENI'IC, BUK¥10 • jamboree game, which was from everything, making their own clothes and son, Erin Wilson and Maebelle • $1~al.[. TURN$,N • played at Opp. The Wildcats • st~sr~sT,,zt • also sewing for the menintheir Davis, served a delicious salad • Att Stilt CONSTRUCTION. • played two games, beating Opp, but losing to Troy. This gave lives. Not only is home sewing plate to the approximately forty the coaches a chance to test a means of saving, but more members present. • out the new material and try important, it gives the fash- An impressive candlelight people at new positions. The time is drawing nigh ion conscious woman a chance ceremony for eight new pledges to design her own creations and was held. President Nan John- We all hope the Wildcats for the annual Parent-Son Ban- enables her to have a betterfit, son and pledge chairman Jo Anne will do as good as they've done quet. It is scheduled to be in the past, and have another held on April 85, 1975 at seven Without a doubt," Mrs. Greene conducted the program. winning season, o'clock. Final plans are being Haynes says, "if it's new Local pledges are Joyce Hicks, made and preparations are be- in home sewing, you'll find it Florala City School teacher and ing completed for the big•vent, at Sew-A-Rama. We'll cover Kay Crawford, Paxton High A delicious meal has been everything from sewing with School teacher. F HA planned for the event. Rib-eye fusibles and in/isible zippers During the business session, steaks, baked potatoes, tossed to time saving sewing. Those Myra Benton of Andalusia, was salad, rolls, beans, and tea in the market for a new mac- elected to be the Alpha Psi MEETING are scheduled to be on the menu. hine can even compare several Chapter delegate to the Alpha After dinner speakers and leading brands." Delta Kappa Convention in Los other various forms of enter- Novice and experiencedAngeles, California July 13-17. On April 1, 1975, the Fu- tainment, are planned after the seamstresses alike stand to Clara Miller, also of Andalusia was selected as alternate dele- ! FAP.MERS SFED STORE | ture Homemakers of America meal. Ric Payson, stateF.F.A, gain invaluable knowledge from gate. | North Fi fth Street | had their eighth meeting of the association Vice-President, this event. year. has been invited to be the guest In addition to represontatives After the brief business ses- I Florala, Alabama I President Lynn Denneyfirst speaker. Other details are be- of the sewing industry who will sion, the meeting was adjourned called the meeting to order, ing worked out and everyone is give sewing demonstrations, with the May meeting to be held l Extension agents and leaders at the Covington County Bank in from various Alabama counties Andalusia with Myra Benton and will also have exhibits. To Louise Nichols as hostesses. name a few: hand stitching, Attending the April meeting fun clothes, heirloom sewing, from the local area were Lexie sewing menswear, 4-H'ers Adams, Monetha Baldwin, Pat ~TD~c,d,,,,~, ..... ~,~ learn to sew, sew for thebride, Cox, Gwen Gibson, Jo Anne ,~,~,,,,, ~.,,h ~,,r patchwork. Greene, Nan Johnson, Gracie ,~s~ ~,,,~,v ..... ,~.~,~ The Sew-A-Rama is free to Maddox, Rita Joy Moseley, Re- the public, becca Scarborough and Ida Lou "A scheduleofdemonstration Smith. • Pow-R-Trac drive system--sO and exhibit locations willbeav- 'J strong its warranted for two full affable at the Mall entrances," years. Mrs. Haynes says. "Women PAY UPt can come by at their leisure • Tractor/rider drives like a sports car--with automotive steering,while shopping and gain a lot of separate clutch and disc brake, valuable information without at- CEMETERY FEES DUE tending the entire event." • Mower stands grass up straight, During each day, she adds % ' r~,, clips clean--without scalping,that exhibit booths will be open Miss Juliette Hughes wishes , yl~ % * Choose 7-hp with 26" cut. and representatives from the to remind everyone that it is , 8-or lO-hp with 30" cut. sewing industry will be on hand that time of the year again - - Recoil or electric start, to introduce their company's time to pay your $6.00 fee for • : " newest sewing techniques. If your cemetery lot or lots. you miss a demonstration you You may pay Miss Hughes or Western Auto particulary wanted to see, you take your payment by the City :. ~ "~('::~r ::J can visit with the representa- Clerk's office. , FLORALA, ALA. tive for first-hand information. Retaining a cemetery main- Mrs. Haynes says those de- tenance man is rather expen- siring schedules with demons- sire these days and your prompt .. tration times should contactthe payment will be much appre- .~,. .::~.: .~ County Extension Service Of- ciated by Miss Hughes and the ~.~i'::~ rice by phoning 222-3712. Cemetery Board. THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, APRIL Mr. Charles Gibeaut and Mrs. Frances Spears, MacArthur Tech faculty MacArthur Tech ready for Metric World. MacArthur Tech Announces Metric System Seminar A seminar on the Metric Sys- tem will be held in the Student Center at MacArthur State Technical College on Thursday, May 1 from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. Professor Ray Hollub, Direc- tor of the Metric Institute at the University of Alabama and Mr. James Thompson, Associate Director, will conduct the si- minar which is not to teach the metric system but is to teach the presentation of materials and methods. Two members of the Mac- Arthur Tech faculty, Mrs. Frances Spears, Math and Sci- ence instructor and Mr. Char- les Gibeaut, Drafting and De- sign Technology instructor, re- cently attended a workshop on kets will be available for pur- chase. MacArthur Tech will be serv- ing as a resource center on the metric system for teachers, industry and other interested citizens who suit the school All teachers terested person attend the day, May 1. uestions the metric system in Birming- ham, They invited Professor' Hollub and his associate to Can use dust or liquid. You come to Opp and conduct a will get better coverage and workshop here as a service to consequently better results with teachers in the surrounding a spray, wers By Claude Pike And Robert Extension Farm Agents What insecticides are recom- mended for Colorado potato beetle control on irish potatoes? Sevin, Malathion, and Rote- none are recommended for Co- lorado potato beetle control. area. There will be ro charge for the seminar but material pac- What can I use to control cutworms in my garden? Apply dust form 20 percent Toxaphene, or 5 percent Se- vin or 5 percent Sevin bait. You can also use these insec- ticides in spray form. Apply the insecticide to the base of the plant on the soil surface. Veterinarian To Be In Florala April 26 What are the' recommended summer annual grass va- rieties? The millet varieties t as follows in Funks-Ill; GaUl" Millex-23 and sorghum- sudan rieties are: kalb SX-16; Funl N-Bale; McNair II; Pioneer 988 grazer. lets produce Dell~ erage condition in South also no danger acid with millet. What are the sweet corn Three yellow, corn varieties a Bantam Evergl Cross Bantam Golden Security yellow variety Queen is white 85 days. day yellow varieff; Dr. Jones, veterinarian from Andalusia, will be in Flo- rala on Saturday, April 26, to vaccinate dogs for rabies. ~)S C Hours will be from I:00 p.m. until 5:00. The shots are good for one year in Alabama. Dogs must be 3 months old or older. N S i In the City of Florala, your OWerr n, dog must be wearing a current rabies tag, or he will be des- troyed. Now is the time to give B kf your dog protection against thisrea ast dreaded disease. PERSONALS Eggs-Any Style Mrs. Katherine Cannonre- Bacon Or Sausage turned home last Thursday after having spent five days visiting her daughter and her husband, r-s-mscutts- otr Mr. and Mrs. John Ray, Jr., of Largo, Florida. 95¢ She accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Carious Buffalow on the trip who went to spend time PLUS with her brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boyd of 7 Days A Week Lakeland, Florida. Mrs. Gordon Stevenson is re- cuporating at the home of her L ch Sp son and family, Mr. and Mrs. un e ci Charles Stevenson, following surgery in a Mobile hospital E yd ySl Friends willbe happy to know ver a that the surgery was success- • ful and she is recovering nicely. reer For All Your Building Needs. Call Us For Free Estimates. James O'Neal Phone 222-1179 Home Phone 222-3004 Located In Butler Building Next Door To Shamrock In Andalusia