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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. tLOR~L A NEWS- THURSDAY, M~f 6, 1976 Cont. From Front Covington County Political PAGE 3 attracting 7,252 votes. Of those, incumbent Ray Bozeman won easily over his opponent, Ja- mes C. (Bobby) Wilson, with 4,773 to Wilson's 2,479. Flo- rala favored Bozeman highly with 316 votes to Wilson's 166 while neighboring Lockhart chose Bozeman, giving him 136 votes and Wilson 70. There will be run-offs in all JAYCEES ORGANIZE IN FLORALA - SPONSOR LITTLE LEA- GUE. Newly elected officers, seated, from left, Johnny Taylor, external vice-president; Fate Dukes, internal vice-president; Henry Evans, President; Mike Twitchell, secretary; and Johnny run-off. Zeigler lead county- stone's 2,160. wide with 3,170 votes to Me- In the Judge, Court of Cri- three commission races. In Elects New Districtl(Opp),incumbentJer-Daniel's 2,377. Tom Walker minal Appeals, Place No. 1, ry Adams will square off with picked up 945, John L. (Buddy) in Covington County, Aubrey W. W.(Woodrow)Harper. Coun- Todd 286, Coleman B. Brown, M. Cates, Jr., held a slight A nice luncheon was served. Members and guests enjoyed viewing the art that members brought for display. Officers of Gulf States China and Palette Club (left to right), secretary-treasurer, Gracie Maddox of Lockhart, Alabama; For your vote of confidence and support in the May 4 , Primary. Vote for me on May 25 in the Runoff Thanks Again... and Please States China and held their March at the DeFuniak Club. New of- 1976-77 year were Miss Mary Ruth Me- in oils of how to begin. tywide, Adams drew 3,064 votes, Harper 2,974 and Pal- mer Ellis 1,152. In Florala, however, Harper led with 213 votes, Adams 192, and .Ellis 40. Lockhart gave Adams 126, Harper 63, and Ellis 27. In the District 4 (Red Level) 4-man race, Billy T. Hughes led with 2,829 votes, Lloyd Rodgers 2,646, Jerry Cook 1,046, and Arnold Davis 530. With only a difference of 183 votes, Hughes and Rodgers will butt heads in the May 25 Pri- mary. The Florala voters favored Rodgers with 228 votes, Hughes 127, Cook 67, and Davis 19. Lockhart, too, favored Rodgers with 90 votes, Hughes 55, Cook 33, and Davis 19. Durham E. Terry will be your representative on the County Board of Education, Place 2, polling 3,691 votes countywide to W. L. (Bill) Godwin's 2,369. Florala favored Terry with 224 votes to Godwin's 186. Lock- hart gave Terry 87 and God- win 68. The race for President of Public Service Commission was quite popular drawing a com- bined total of 7,194 votes. Jua- nita McDaniel and Jim Zeigler will lock horns in the May 25 St., 246, and "Earl" Mack Ga- vin 170. Florala favored Zeig- ler with 303 votes. McDgnio! 129, Walker 59, Brown 18~ G a_- vin and Todd, 10 each. Lock- hart favored McDaniel with 90 votes, Zeigler 62 , Walker 20, Brown 15, Todd 10, and Gavin 7. This race was the top vote getter in the state with Zeigler holding a Comfortable lead over McDaniel. For delegate tothe Democra- tic National Convention, Dis= trict 24, Mrs. S. A. Cherry, pledged to Wallace was high with 4,247 votes, Emery R. (Era) Solomon, pledged to Carter, 1,580, and uncommitted de- legate Donald Ray Jenkins 817. Florala gave Cherry 356, Solo- mon 103, Jenkins 73; Lockhart - Cherry 155, Solomon 58, Jen- kins 15. For United States Rep. 2rid Cong. District, Floyd Spark- man, Jr., was high with 2,346, J. G. (Jake) Watson 1,467 and J. Carole Keahey 1,339. For Asso. Justice of the Su- preme Court, Place No. 1, Wil- liam Howell Morrow led county- wide with 2,73~. votes to Sam Beatty's 2,050. For Chief Justice Supreme Court of Alabama, in the coun- ty, C. C. "Bp" Torbert, Jr., led with 3,021 to Douglas John- lead over Bill Bowen with 2,568 votes to Bowen's 2,498. Amendments # 1 and #2 were defeated handily in both Florala and Lockhart. Wallace and Reagan were favored in the Presidential Pri- mary in Alabama whilethe Car- ter band wagon continues to roll with primary wins in Indiana and Georgia. Republican Pre- sidential contender Ronald Rea- gan picked up speed yesterday, gaining primary wins over Pre- sident Gerald Ford in both In- diana and Georgia, after having swept Texas last week. PROCLAMATION BY MAYOR JOE R. EVANS WHEREAS, the advances made by Medical Science .in the Use of Human Blood for the treatment of disease and illness has made human blood, a neces- sity for the health and welfare of all of our people, and, WHEREAS, the demand for human blood in the treatment of patients at the local hospitals is increasing day by day, and, WHEREAS, the AMERICAN RED CROSS, which is serving as the agency in the procurement and distribution of volunteer blood in our area, will conduct a blood drive at the First Bapti~ Church, Florala, Alabama, on May 14, 1976, from 9:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. NOW, THEREFORE, I, JEER. EVANS, MAYOR of the progressive City of Flo- rala, Alabama, do declare May 14, 1976, as RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE DAY, AND URGE ALL OF OUR CITIZENS TO SUP- PORT THIS PROGRAM AND DONATE BLOOD ON THAT DAY FOR THIS IM- PORTANT AND WORTHY CAUSE. WHICH WILL BENEFIT ALL OF OUR CITIZENS, IN WITN~ WHEREOF, I have here- unto set my hand this third day of May in the year of our Lord, Nineteen Hund- red and Seventy-Six. See Criteria for selection of blood do- nors elsewhere in this newspaper. -d FOR first vice president - Virginia Brand of, Destin, Florida; pre- sident - Nell Avant of Opp, Ala- bama, and Lucille Anderson - installator, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. ommlssloner DISTRICT (PD. POL. ADV. BY TRENT LEWIS) RECREATION AREA Cont. from front Two ways to be quick without hurrying. napper is fast so you can get through fast. ! Here s why: Grass bag is mounted behind the mower. . ,s ) - , Extra-large grass bags f r fc,, er i:] s t o p s. . Powerful vacuum action- for an extra clean lawn. Get yours today. Snapper* is fast for yOU. ADAMS CHAIN SAW mowers meet AN.S]. safety specifications. Highway 331 South Paxton, Fla. floating around on "cloud 9" Tuesday afternoon when after getting back to Dothan, Donald phoned to inform him of other possible routes to take, if the one discussed at Rotary fails. If you're interested in the type facilities that can be built with BOR grants, drop by Lurleen B. Wallace Junior College and see the recreational complex re- cently completed there with BOR matching funds. It is more elaborate than the park planned for Florala, but you can see that it would be a tremendous asset to the town. They built 6 tennis courts, all fenced and beauti- fully lighted. Two of them are open to the public at all times and when school is not in ses- sion, all six are open to the public and they stay filled. They are also completing a golf course driving range. You never can tell - We in Florala may have a Billy Jean King, Chris Everett, Jimmy Conners, Rod Laver, Arthur Ash or Start Smith in our mid- st. Wouldn't you hate to deny a talent like that an opportunity to develop? Let's all get behind the Ro- tarians and join' hands in get- ting recreational facilities de- veloped in the Tri-CiUes area for our young people and adults, as well. We have but one way to go -- that that is UPI Smith, treasurer; standing from left, Kendall Maraman, associate member; Mike Ward. Gary Lowery, Bobby Morgan, Jerry Fuller, director; Joe Herrington, director; Dale Odom, State Coordina- tor, Greg Edmondson and Jim May. l.rala ems SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT SOUTH FIFTH STREET FLORALA, ALABAMA 36442 MR. AND MRS. LARRY K. WOODHAM, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS SUBSCRIPTION RATES Covington County, Alabama ..................... $5.25 Elsewhere in Alabama ........................ $6.30 Other States ............................... $6.00 ESTABLISHED IN 1900 PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON THURSDAY Located Across From Ford Place On 331 - Opp, Alabama Spe ia g In Fresh Seafood and Stalin Steaks Open 5 A.M. Til 10 P.M. Seven Days A Week t ttl ;i Rib Eye Stecdc .............. $2.95 Salad, Baked Potato or French Fries and Hot Rolls. Hamburqer Steak ...... $1.95 Lb. pure Ground Beef, Salad, French Fries or Baked Potato and Hot Rolls Homemade Spaqhetti $1.95 ('All You Can Eat!) Every Thursday Night. Red Snapper Plate $3.95 Slaw or Salad, Baked Potato or French Fries and Hush Puppies. Bar-B.Q Plate ......... $3.50 Salad or Slaw, Baked Potato or French Fries and Rolls. Fresh Oyster Plate $3.95 Baked Potato or French Fries and Dozen Fried Oysters, Salad or Slaw, Rolls. We Appreciate Your Business Dot & Lavauqhn Norris, Owers For the splendid vote you gave me on May 4. To you who supported me, May I ask for your continued support. To you who supported another candidate, may I ask for your support on May 25. VOTE FOR FOR MEMBER COVINGTON COUNTY DISTRICT 3 (Pd. Poi. Adv. by T. lvey Powell, Florala, A la.}