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- ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• ;UBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. ALA NEWS - THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1975 PAGE Ii INTEREST By Merle Woodham Photography. Not For Me to again have a bright and beautiful sunny sky so much rain and tragic news of flooding, loss of and destruction of crops and farm land. Occasion never presents itself, in my lifetime, when Ssary to board a flight to record aerial views of areas in south Alabama and northwest Florida. air sick, the sight of acres and acres of land, under water would have made me sick. was a new experience for me and one I hope again• Best, manager of Destin Airport, to pilot areas Saturday. As you know, it was windy air pockets and dips would have been bad enough on subjects on the ground while banking and ~as lust too much for me. We flew over Yellow highway and followed her on her rampaging headed on over to Geneva, circling to get :ver on the Samson highway. Larry had turned ng over to me, after leaving the Florala area, so m a little piloting. It was after we left Pea River 1 insisted on going on to Geneva but we had to after that. In the future, I will know to throw air sick pills down the hatch, when doing aerial ~ to go on over to Brewton, Milligan, Flomaton Other trouble spots Saturday, but, by that time, history in the making was of little importance to to say, was sick, too - - sick my queasi- :trip short. no deforming how many millions of dollars levee is in the City of Geneva, Alabama. Without dl have had to start over again, from scratch. levee was built in 1933 following the disastrous 100 residents are still homeless and being housed ty Center in Geneva. Monday, the mean '#as still 26 feet, three feet above flood stage. hope that we will now have several weeks of enough so, that the thousands of evacuees in Ala- 'ida will be able to return to their homes and be- been worried about the Geneva folk, anyway. But my lovely sister and her family, Mr• and Mrs. • , his parents, the Aubrey Hidles, Sr., and my Mrs. Clara Parker, make their home on Which saved the people in 1929 when they were and food was brought in by helicopters. So, that they have a lot for which to be thankful in REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Commercial: Building and 3 lots - 5,000 sq. ft• floor space. Cash or terms. 2 story building downtown, 10,000 sq. ft; central heat and air; sprinkler system. Owner fill finance. Good in- vestment property. Brick store building on W. 5th Avenue. Cashorterms. 3 adjoining buildings on N. 5th Street. 58 I/2' x I00'. Cash or terms. Acreage: 15 acres in Paxton. On City water. Ideal for Sub- division. Good highway frontage. Residential: 3 BR dwelling, 2 story on corner lot. Has been re- modeled recently and has plenty of closet space with large rooms. Cash or terms. 2 BR dwelling, fully car- peted on corner lot 100' x 150' in good neighborhood. Ideal for couple. Cash or terms• Large dwelling on W. 8th Avenue. Needs some work but the price is right. Ow- ner prefers terms. We need small acreage with or without dwelling. See us for your Real Estate needs. ROYCE tit COMPANY Florala, Alabama 858-7373 or 858-2457 Mrs• Lucille S. Cox, Broker IN-SERVICE DAY Con! From Front the Roy. Joe Bates, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Florala. Also, tak- ing the podium was Superin- tendent Erskine Ziglar, who gave a word of welcome to the visitors. The group enjoyed coffee and colas, served by the Florala City School Advisory Council, before retiring to respective workshops. This was the 4th such work- shop for the year 74-75. The first one in Opp, second in Straughn, and the third in An- dalusia. The one in Florala was a continuation of all the studies that began at the be- ginning of this school year. The purpose of the workshops is to help teachers learn the latest available technique and equipment which will enhance teaching and further the scope of education. The consultants assisting the In-Service at Florala City School w.ere Mr. C. E. Ward, Mr. Lloyd Crook, Dr. Marilyn Beck, Dr. Zach Perry, Mrs. Barbara McMillin, Mr• Steve McAliley, Mr. Ed Ford, Dr. Bill Berryman, Mr• Steve Darby, Mr. Ghary Akers, Dr. Terry Cronis, Mrs. Betty Lay- ton, Mr. Steve Phaup, Mr. D. D. Black, Mrs. Betty Perdue, Miss Sarah Johnson, Mrs. Joanna Crane, Mrs. Joana Wells, Miss Claudia Hardy, Mr. Floyd John- son, Mrs. Mocks, Mrs. Ruth Johnson, Mr. Ray Jones, Mr. E. L. Babb. YARBROUGH Cont. From Front may take as long as five years or longer for completion. But the final outcome will be in- valuable toward determining Legal Notice VICINITY NAP PROJECT t O. LSF-OI28(901) COVIhL-TO, COUNTY SCALE: I"= I MII. ~+ • .... Notice is hereby given that the State of Alabama Highway Department will hold a com- bined Location and Design Pub- lic Hearing on April 25, 1975 the critical needs for each area. at 10:00 A.M., Activities Build- try to work my way around to pick mama up - The past two years, a corn- ing, State Park, Florala, Ala- ns were so bad by that time, she wouldn t let ~\\~\ ~-4"1- E ~ ~z~ ~ponent of this large area of bama. The purpose of the out in that direction. Rivers and creeks were ~" I / "~7-~ study is science• These corn- Hearing is to provide an op- • mittees are in the process of portunity for interested per- between here and there, I probably couldn t have establishing the criticalareas sons to participateindetermin- • Mama, trusting as she is, said - ' Oh, don't ~ of science involvement inwhich ing the specific location and major design features of a ais1929,not goingthe tofl°°dget waterSthat bad."just SheCamerecalledt° the bottOmhaving all Alabama schools should be Federal-Aid project by pre- aware• and uncle, Laura and Bud McDurmont who lived The Committee this year is senting views on location and ~t time and had a business there, wash the mud involved in measurements of major design features, includ- e and business and start all over again, said areas by identifying basic ing the social, economic on- always look around and see or hear of a fate much things students should have vironmental, and other effects -- and be thankful. Because of these rates, and learned or at least have been of alternate locations and de- in some cases for the sake of exposed to in science from the signs, and to consider the con- Appoints Representative TO KNOW that Mayor Joe Evans has appointed as a liaison man to deal with the Louisville Company officials and ICC on the pro- of a portion of its Florala Branch extending tla in Covington County. by railway officials to have little impact needs since the only shipper has to another location which will continue to service from the applicant, and this route hasn't 1971. of Florala and others interested in the growth Florala know full well that we have but two growth, industrial or otherwise, is concerned toward Opp and eastward. Commerce Commission has been quite canny nOtice of this action, giving the Florala and Opp little time in which they could oppose this action. Choice of Mr• Flournoy to fill this position was View of the fact he served a four-year term as aw, Alabama and can second guess the next make them. But, he is certainly going to of all of us in this action, and time is short. Will is encouraged to file your disapproval of the Interstate Commerce Comltission, Wash- on or before April 23 -- that is less than the paper gets out. Council passed a resolution in regular ses- streneously objecting to such a move along with letters of objection from Lock- and Zorn Brothers, Inc., were to be to State and, U. S. Senators and Repro- as to ICC. join them in vigorously objecting to this move detrimental to the future growth of the City of privacy, an estimated one bil- lion dollars has been invested by Americans in savings ac- counts south of the border. Interest rates there vary according to the length of time the capital remains on deposit. The dollar influx has been welcomed in Mexico where Jose L()pez Portitlo, the Fi- nance Secretary, has observ- ed: "Our rates are attractive, and money is coming in." first grade to the end of the fourth year and the twelfth year• This actually entails an ac- cumulative knowledge of science up to the fourth and twelfth grade. The tests will be administered to every student in Alabama on an indi- vidual basis as an instrument in determing how well students are achieving in science. The assessment instrument should not require more than one hour to administer. Troy lineman rushes Florala's punt in Jamboree. tmUm ~~ a I~a~r). sistency of this project with the goals and objectives of such planning as has been promul- gated by the Community, City, Town or Village, either in- corporated or unincorporated, in Covington County, which the project may involve. This Public Hearing will be held for Project LSF-0128(901) more ~pecificallydescribed and geographically located as shown by the attached map. The des- cription is as follows: Proposed Rest Area located on the east side of US-331 ap- proximately five miles north of Florala. Maps, plans, right-of-way map, etc., showing this project are available for inspection at the State of Alabama Highway Department Office at Troy, Ala- bama. Right-of-way acquisition and Relocation Assistance pro- grams for persons who may be displaced by this project will be discussed at the Public Hear- ins. The State of Alabama Highway Department will accept written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the Public Hearing. Such state- ments and/or exhibits may be submitted prior to, at, or with- in 10 days after the Public Hearing. These statements and/or exhibits should be sub- mitted to: Mr. Charles D. Adams, Di- vision Engineer, State of Ala- runs for open field yardage against the Opp Bob- of Jamboree. of bOunds as Treys defense closes III oa FIe- Owens rmm for good yardage In opeulng game against Troy. FOR SALE - - A good 12x44 house trailer with air condi- tioning on highway 331 - 3 miles south of Paxton• Phone4-6133. Also corn fed steers for sale - 65˘ per lb. dressed or grass fed 55˘ per lb. 4-17-3tpd DEAR FRIEND: Read John Chapter 15, Verses 1-7. Note the word abide in me. To abide in Christ, you first must be in Christ, but you have been taught wrong to be in Christ. I will prove this next week. BY: BRO BROOKS 4-17-1tpd 1 used living room suite, fair condition. Beige color sofa and chair. Only $39.95 at Gunter-Dunn Furniture. Phone 8-1565. 4-17-Itc One harvest gold 36" Magic Chef Range. Like new, con- tinious clean oven, clock and timer. Sold new for $339.95 Now $170.00 at Gunter-Dunn Furniture. 4-17-1tc One like new Whirlpool Air Conditioner. 23,000 B.T.U. Now only $239.95 at Gunter-Dunn. 4-17-Itc Lose weight with New Shape Tablets and Hydrex Water Pills at MOODY DRUG. 4-10-2tpd 4 bama Highway Department, P.O. Box 471, Troy, Alabama 36081. This public Hearing is for the purpose of fulfilling the re- quirements of the Federal-Aid Highway Act, Title 23, United States Code, Sections 101, 128, 315, PPM 20-8 and IM 20-4- 72 (FHPM 7-7-5). Signed: Ray D. Bass, State of Alabama, Highway Director. 4-17-1tc CARl) ()F 'I'H..INKS With humble hearts, we take this opportunity to express our deep appreciation to the host of friends and relatives for their many acts of love and sustain- ing prayers in the sudden pass- ing of our husband and brother, Hobson Vann. Christine Vann Rudy Day Reba Mitchem 4-17-1tpd C, .RI) I)F '1'11 NKS We wish to thank the mem- bers of the Paxton and Florala Fire Departments, and others who went to fight the fire at the office of Dr. A. G. Williams in Paxton. Dr. and Mrs. Grady Williams 4-17-1tc CARD OF THANKS We would like to express our sincere thanks to our relatives, friends and neighbors for their kindness and comfort shown during the long illness and death of our loved one. Your presence, your prayers, food and beautiful flowers and cards were deeply appreciated. May the Lord richly bless and keep you is our prayer. The Family Of Edward L. Murray 4-17-1tpd LEGAL NOTICE IN THE PROBATE COURT OF COVINGTON COUNTY, ALABAMA. IN RE: The Matter of the Estate of L. Z. Rice Eason, deceased. NOTICE OF SALE OF PER- SONAL PROPERTY. Notice is hereby given that under and by virtue of an order and decree of the Probate Court of Covington County, Alabama, rendered on the Ist day of April 1975, the undersigned will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the home place of L. Z. Rice Eason, deceased, located at Route 2, Florala, Alabama on the 14th day of May, 1975 at I:00 P.M., the following de- scribed personal property, item by item, to-wit: (I) Hearing Aid (2) Watches (I) Safety Razor (1) Pocket Knife (I) Electric Radio (I) Presto Cooker (1) Pressure Cooker (I) Chifferohe (1) Trunk (1) Iron Bedstead (2) Cotton Mattresses (1) Feather Bed and (2) Pillows Quilts l) Pair Glasses (3) Straight Chairs (l) Suite; Dress Pants; Ca- sual and work clothing; (2) pair dress shoes; (1) Pair work shoes; (3) Pair house shoes;- (3) Sweaters; (1) Weather Coat; (1) Sports Jacket; Pajamas; socks; ties; underwear; hand: kerchiefs. French Coins Pictures (1) Model A Car (1) Model T Car (1) Ferguson Tractor; Bush Hog; (2) Cultivators; Bottom Plows; Tiller Trailer; Disc Harrow, Mule Cultivator; Wire Gate; Junk Iron; Old Car Tags. (l) Kitchen Safe (1) Iron Bedstead (1) Corn Sheller (1) Syrup Kettle (1) Ox Yoke Said sale is for the purpose of paying just debts of said estate and the costs and cha- rges of administering said estate, and the proceeds as may remain to be distributed among the heirs of said estate. Attorney for Georgia L. Culpepper, Administra- trix of the Estate of L. Z. Rice Eason, dec. 4-10-3tc I,OCAL DEALERSHIP AVAILABLE LIMITED OFFER For a person willing to work at least two hours per day. Small invest- ment, fully covered by in- ventory required. Must be of good character and en- joy meeting and working with people. Our dealers enjoy many advantages such as: 1) Choosing their own hours and working ter- ritory. 2) Excellent return on their investment. 3i Handling a product that after a simple presentation, sells itself. To establish a local in- terview, call: MR. WRIGHT 205-794 7r:30. ,t- i0-2tc LEGAl, NOTICE STATE OF ALABAMA) COVINGTON COUNTY / PROBATE COURT FORSAII) COUNTY. April Term, this 1st ,Jay el April, 1975 To the unknown heir5 dll(l nex| of kin of Martha Harrison, de ceased. You will hereby take n,~ttre. that on this day ('ame Johnay Ray Cook and produced to tht' Court a paper writing, pur- porting to be the last will attd testament of Martha Harrison, deceased, and moves the Court to admit the said will to Pro- bate and Record. You are notified to beandap- pear before me, at my offi(:v in the Court House of sa~d County at Andalusia, on the 29th day of April, 1975 at 9 a.m., when the motion will be consi- dered, and show, if anything you have to allege, why said paper writing should not be ad- mitted to Probate and Record, as the true last wall and testa- ment of said decedent. Martha Harrison. /s/Leland Enzor Judge of Probate, Covington County, Alabanta 4-10-3to REGIS'I'ER'S S XI,E IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COVINGTON COUNTY, ALA- BAMA ]N EQUITY CASE NO. 9525. GEORGIA L~ CULPEPPER, individually and as Administra- trix of the Estate of L. Z. Rice Eason, deceased; NANCY L. McNEIL: ANNIE LOU CUL- PEPPER: COMPLAINANTS COMPLAINANTS) vs,) CARRIE. AVERETT; ANNIE S. BRASWELL; THURMON CREWS; DOTSON CREWS; JA- MES A. CREWS; COLUMBUS B. CREWS; DEBRA KAYE CLORE; PATRICIA NAOMI MORGAN; JOHN COLUMBUS CREWS; REBECCA LEIGtl CREWS; JAMES D. CREWS; MARY RACHEL CREWS; PEARL PITTMAN; RUTH MA- RAMAN; BETTY JEAN DOVE; MRS. HOWARD WILLIAMS; ANNIE PEACOCK; WILLIE JO EASON; JAMES ROBERT EA- SON: NETTIE MALOY and JIM BILL EASON; RESPONDENTS) By virtue of a decree in the above stated cause rendered on the 31st day of March, 1975, by the Circuit Court, in Equity, to satisfy said decree, I will sell to highest and best biddjer for cash, at public sale, at the Courthouse door of said County, between the hours of 11 o'clock A.M and 4 o'clock P.M., ON MONDAY, THE 12th DAY OF MAY, 1975, on the follow- ing terms; cash to the highest and best bidder; the following described property, viz: Tract l: SW 1/4 of SW 1/4; 32 1/2 acres South of public road in NW 1/4 of SW ~4 of Section 2, Township l, Kange 18W-- 1/2 of NE 1/4; NW 1/4 of SE 1/4; E 1/2 el NE 1/4; SW 1/4 of SE 1/4;. SE 1/4 of SE 1/4; NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 3, Township i~ Range 18; NE 1/4 of NE 1/4; NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 10, Town- ship 1, Range 18; N 1/2 of NW 1/4; S 1/2 o! SE 1/4 of NW 1/4; SW 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 11, Town- ship 1, Range 18; Tract 2: S 1/2 of SE 1/4 of Section 4, Township 1, Range ~- l_.~_=-z_--~ 18~rract 3: SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 '-'-- "-:+-++'-' ---~ "-'-~1 of Section' 17, Township 1, S~m~' pt'