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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 •.. MISS THORN Debra Thorn To Wed Husbands Special Guests Of Daffodil Garden Club Meeting May 4, 1973 The Daffodil Garden Club met Ed Holley, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn at the Florala National Guard Zorn, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Zorn, Armory, Friday night, May 11, Mr. and Mrs. Hubbart Byrd, at seven o'clock for a covered Mr. and Mrs. Kim George, dish dinner and installation of Mr. and Mrs. George Lancas- officers. Husbandsofthemem- ter, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Paul bern were special guests at this Godwin, Mr. and Mrs. Bill meeting. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy The tables had been beau- Mathis, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Mc- Clellan, Mr. and Mrs. Johr Hayes Vaughn, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moseley, and Mrs. II~an McDonald. Other guests present were Mrs. Martel Johnston, and Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Kilpatrick. tifully decorated and arranged Miscellaneous Shower Honors in banquet order. The attrac- tive dishes of food brought by the members were served buffet Miss L Wages The meeting was called to uanne order by the president, Mrs. Billy Harold Moore. The group The members of the Pierce" was led in prayer by Mrs. Kim Chapel-Union Charge of the~ George. A delightful social United Methodist Church held a hour with the group enjoying miscellaneous shower May 6 the delicious food followed, honoring their pastor, the ReD. Afterwards Mrs. Moore in- Larry Smith, and his bride- stalled the new officers in a elect Miss Luanne Wages. The most impressive manner. The event was held in Eclectic, Ala- following were installed: Mrs. bama at the lovely home of Mr. George Lancaster, Jr.,corTes- and Mrs. Hardaway Johnson. ponding secretary; Mrs. Hub- The ReD. Smith and MissWages hart Byrd, recording secretary; will wed June 16, in the First Mrs. Kim George, treasurer; United Methodist Church, Ft. Mrs. Ed Holley, vicepresident; Myers, Fla., at 4:00 P.M. Mrs. Jack Zorn, president. Approximately one hundred Mrs. Tom Gibson presented guests called during the appoint- Mrs. Moore, the retiring pre- ed hours. The receiving line sident, a beautiful silver bread consisted of Mr. Johnson, Miss tray from the club. Wages, ReD. Smith, Mr. and Those attending wereMr, and Mrs. Aubrey J. Todd, parents Mrs. Billy Harold Moore, Mr. of the bride-elect, and Mr. and and Mrs. Tom Gibson, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard F. Smith, Jr. the Mrs. Jack Zorn. Mr. and Mrs. groom-elect's parents. The g room-elect's grandmother, COVINGTON CHAPTER Mrs. Rawson J. Davis, wasalso present. #44 ] TO HOLD Refreshments were served in REGULAR MEETING the dining room from a beauti- • • • LUANNE AND LARRY centerpiece. Serving platters containing delicious assorted sandwiches, tea cakes, nuts, and cookies completed the ar- rangement. The ladies of the churches in the Charge served THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, M .... " HONORS HELD AT MAY 18 A special ing extended to of Butler, shaw counties Honors B. :~ ...... on Friday, .~ mately sixty : senting the dance area special honors ~ram scheduled a.m. in LBW's sical Education Dr. David of the UniversitT will be the The youngest the presidency s of Alabama, Dr. one of the presidents in noted educational~ er, he was sele the ten of America in 19 During program, sophomores w ,gmm~ in academic sented Division awards sented to a by the major sions of the tion, outstanding" various campus • ....... ~i!i:i::!: ~ recognized. . The highest a student can James B. Allen .,.MRS. DUKES is- Dukes Vows presented to has achieved the point average years at LBW. Dr. Marilyn of the fully decorated table covered as floor hostesses. They also has headed a The Covington Chapter #441 with a white lace cloth. It presided at the refreshment ta- ~TTh? (a~rria~e o~f !is~sM~Midell ow llres!e! 27 ganizeand ~,,,,~,,~u:"l'"e#..,~.,. , o,"-ae"~"- will hold their regular monthly featured a punch bowl banked ble. Miss Wages was presented . gram. Coils, with green fern. Two heart- a lovely pink rosebud corsage, hoping that ,ela, meeting, Thursday night at7:30 shaped cakes decorated in pink The shower gifts were on dis- of LBW st~del p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Wendel Thorn Hollinger's Island in Mobile All members are urgedtoat- and white, and bearing the names play in another room. Guests " g ' "- y po y empire gown. other i: itere ;ted announce tim engagement and their home. tend. "Steve and Luanne", formed the were invited to sign a "Guest chele Harris and Royce De- The gown featured a square out the area will: Book" as they entered the living wayne Dukes was solemnized neckline with short sleeves. She gram. Honors approaching marriage of their daughter, DebTs, to Michael Henderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Henderson of Florala, Ala- bama. Debra is a 1973 honor gra- duate of Paxton High School. She is a member of the Beta Club, President of the Future Homemakers of America, and Cheerleader. Debra plans to attend The University of South Alabama in the fall. Michael is a graduate of Flor- ala High School and Lurleen B. Wallace Junior College. He is presently employed as a Con- trol Chemist at Courtaulds North American in Mobile. The couple plan a June 15, 1973 wedding. They will make FLORALA CHU RCH .OF GOD TO HOLD GOSPEL SING There will be a gospel sing at the Florala Church of God, Saturday night, May 19. The featured group will be Billy Jo Watson and the Missions from Enterprise. Everyone has an invitation. MEN IN THIS AREA train now to buy cattle, sheep and hogs. We will train qualified men with agriculture experience. For local interview, write today including complete background, address and phone number. WESTERN MEAT PACKERS 7RAININ6, INC. 4318 Woodcodc, Sm Amorio. Tms 78228 ne NORTH 5TH STREET Luncheon Highlight Of Year For Study Club May 12 The Study Club ended its trip on a "Slow Boat to China" with a gala luncheon at Lake Jackson Club House on May 12. This occasion was the highlight of the year. Miss Juliette Hughes greeted the guests in the foyer of the club house where Mrs. Mayme Petrey and Mrs. Tom Gibson served hors d' oeurves. The punch table was beautifully de- corated with spring flowers and members and guests with duets and solos from the "Sound of Music". The members and guests dined from a buffet which con- sisted of breast of chicken su- preme, tiny lima beans, harvard beets, molded grape fruit sa- lad, crescent rolls, lemon mer- ingues and tea. Mrs. Alice Rhodes installed the 1973-74 officers o/the Study Club and the Women's Civic sident; Mrs. Clara Pittman- vice president; Mrs. Annabel • Zorn, secretary; Mrs. Kris Scarborough, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Sally Merri- field - treasurer. Mrs. Alice Rhodes presented to the Study Club an award of merit for having organized a Jr. Club. Mrs. Rhodes also presented an award to Mrs. Mayme Pe- trey ~or having made the high- room. Out of town guests included: The ReD. and Mrs. Joe E. Bates of Florala, Ala., Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey J. Todd, and Mrs. Fran- ces Corbin of Ft. Myers, Fla., Mr. and Mrs. Leonard F. Smith, Jr., and Mrs. Rawson J. Davis of Paxton. April 27 in an 8 p.m. cere- mony at the home of the bride. The Rev. J. L. Harris, grand- father of the bride, officiated at the double ring ceremony for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Lloyd Harris of Fort Walton Beach and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Dukes of Florala, Alabama. Mrs. J. L. Harris, grand- mother of the bride, presented a program of nuptial wedding music. Given in marriage by her fa- ther, the bride wore a satan carried a nosegay of spring give the publi flowers, to visit the Miss Melody Harris, sister of the new facilit of the bride, was ring bearer, campus. She wore a full length dress of pink dotted Swiss and wore a bandeau of pink flowers in her hair. Junior Dukes, brother of the groom, was best man. The bride's mother, wore a full length green crepe dress. The mother of the groom wore a street length dress of orange and white. The reception was held at peau gown fashioned on empire the home of the bride. Mrs. tines featuring long sheer George French and Mrs. Le- sleeves with lace cuffs. The nore Glass, aunts of the bride, bodice was accented with lace assisted at the reception pour- USAF CAP TALBOT ASSII LOWRY AFB, U. S. Air Force rell L. TalbOt, Alene Talbot of has graduated University's School at Captain TalbO selected for the fessional greenery. The president, Mrs. Lewis Eiland, asked for the doxology to be sung as the invocation. Mrs. Eiland extended a gra- cious and warm welcome to members of the Women's Civic Club to the following guests: Mrs. Alice Rhodes, State trea- surer of Ala. FederationofWo- men's Clubs; Mrs. Merton Reeves, Mrs. Romano Wallis, Mrs. Elaine Kramer, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rodwell, Mrs. Hal- lie Holley and Dr. Jessie Mae McNeil. . Club. She prefaced the in- est number of personal sales and the same lace was used to ing and serving. Mrs. Naomi covers stallation with remarks con- of blind made goodsinAlabama, border the skirt and the edge Miller, grandmother of the leadership, hl cerning the. life of the scul- Mrs. Rhodes paid recognition to of her mantilla veil. She car- bride, presided at the bride's national s~ ptor of "Praying Ha0ds". A the retiring president, M,r~ ried a bouquet'of white feathei'ed book. " resources replica of the hands were on Lewis Eiland, ,by presehtin~.~ INbl,~iltrrJv@~l carnations with yellow rose .... lations; display. Each officer to be her a Federated Clubcharmf0r buds and trailing ivy. Following a wedding trip to The cap installed was given a drawing her outstanding work done this Miss Renee'Harris, sister of Orlando, the couple now make Lowry AFB, the bride, served as maid of their home at 20Z Forest Drive structor with a designating her "hand of ser- vice". Mrs. Rhodes installed the fol- lowing officers: THE STUDY CLUB Mrs. Seymour Gitenstein - president; Mrs. Loyd Vaughan- vice president; Mrs. Julia Jer- nigan - secretary; Mrs. Mar- Mrs. Loyd Vaughan intro- cus Gunter - treasurer. duced Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rod- WOMEN'S CiViC CLUB well who delighted the clubs Mrs. John H. Vaughan - pre- lorala New SOUTh FIFTH STREET - FLORALA, ALABAMA 36bl2 LARRY K. WOODHAM ...... UBL, ISHER - EDITOE MERLE WOODHAM ......... ASSOCIATE EDITOR SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT FLORALA, ALABAMA - SUBSCRIPTION RATES- Covington County, Alabama ........... . i .'$4.20 Elsewhere in Alabama ...................... $5.25 Other States ............................. $6.00 ESTABLISHED IN 1900 PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON THURSDAY Ill / OFFICE PHONE gent 8-6055 FLORALA, ALABAMA club year in organizing the Wo- men's Civic Club. Mrs. Eiland, in her closing remarks expressed her appre- ciation to the following out- going officers of the Study Club: vice-president - Mrs. Seymour Gitenstein; secretary - Mrs. J. F. Holley; treasurer - Mrs. Jerry. McDaniel; press re- porter - Mrs. Al Dunnam. Mrs. Eiland also expressed her appreciation for the follow- ing committees who made the lunchson such a success: hos- tesses - Mrs. Syril Faine and Mrs. Loyd Vaughan; decora- tions Mrs. Jack Zorn and Mrs. Jerry McDaniel. Mrs. Loyd Vaughan presented a new gavel to Mrs. John H. Vaughan, the president of the Women's Civic Club. On behalf of members of the Study Club Mrs. Syril rains expressed to Mrs. Eiland ap- preciation for her splendid lea- dership during the 1972-73 club year. 4UTO'FI, qE'LIFE Mr. and Mrs. Larry Reginald Slaughter, announce the arrival of a bouncing baby boy, weigh- ing seven pounds and 13 1/2 ounces. He has been named Jeremy John Ashley Slaughter, and was born May 4, 1973 at Opp Mizell Memorial Hospital. Proud grandparents are Mrs. J. F. Slaughter and Mrs. Bessie Presley from the Svea Com- munity. MACARTHUR TECH TO OFFER SECRETARIAL SCIENCE PROGRAM A one year secretarial science program will begin at MacArthur State Technical Institute on June 11, 1973. Stu- dents who enroll in theprogram will receive concentrated train- ing required for a secretarial position with emphasis ontyping and shorthand. Students will not be required to take unrelated academic courses. honor. She wore a full length in Fort Walton Beach. III I Weight Watchers Corner BY ALBERTA GAMBLEI Training Co~ rides flying, sic military Force A 1961 (Fla.) High bot received Everyone enjoyed our co- hostess Lynda Cassidy Monday night when she gave the re- suits of the Weight Watchers 1965 from sity and was there through ricers Now who would believe we could have deposited one ton ' of heavy weight in 7 months and started on the second ton. Mrs. T. A. That's what happened Monday program for her, and toldabout her guests, Mr. when 45. regular members her trip to Ft. Smith, Arkansas Clark of weighed in a 94 I/2 lb. weight and attending the Weight Wat- and Mr. and loss, making a total now of chers class there. Also she son of Geneva, 2100 pounds lost. brought back 6 one half gallons past Thursday• We had 3 new members ma- of Weight Watchers ice cream .,, * king a total of 48 present, packed in dry ice. This made Many are saying, "you can us very hungry and looking "You must tell the difference in Florala forward to the time when it often means, since the Weight Watcher pro- gram began, because some have taken on such a trim look you can hardly recognize them." We had 2 members receive their Tie Tac pin for 16 weeks achievement - Margaret Web- ster with 28 pounds loss and will be available for us here. my way." So many are enjoying thej Weight Watchers recipes and R• s t have their family on the new way of seasoning food. ~ Now for real good string I beans cook with a bouillon cube- BY LINDi and salt to taste. Add I/2 The summer term is sche- Agnes Cox with 32 1/2 weight duled to begin shortly after the loss. Louise Jones reached high schools close for the sum- her goal with 19 pounds loss mer in order that recent high and began on the maintenance school graduates who want to program for a lifetime mem- start their training immediately bership. may do so. Other courses offered in the teaspoon soy sauce for new flavor. We hope to see less of you next Monday night at 7:00 o'clock. Business Education Department include: Junior Accounting, A labama Federation Of Women's General •Clerical and Clerk Typist. A new course in In- come Tax Accounting has re- cently been added to the Junior Accounting Course. High school graduation or its equivalent is required for Busi- ness Education and most other departments and is recom- mended for all departments. At the beginning of the fall term, 1973 the school is ex- pected to achieve college status and will begin to give Associate in Technology Degrees in se- lect areas in addition to diplo- mas and certificates. ROBBINS FLIES RELATIVES TO WEDDING .Vernon Robbins piloted his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James T. Hughes, and sister- in-law, Mrs. Marsha Cheshire, to Barrow, Florida last Satur- day where they attended the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Geohagan. They departed the Florala Municipal Airport by way of a Cessna Skyhawk and returned Sunday morning. They reported having a per- fect flight there and back. Beware of anything that anyone tells you is a "per- fect setup." Club Holds 78th Convention The Alabama Federation of Women's Club held their 78th annual convention May 3-5 at the Enterpriser Motel, Enter- prise, Alabama, using the theme "The Many Unseen Crowns of Women". The clubs of the 6th District were hostesses for various meetings and luncheons during the three-day affair. The Flor- ala History and Florala Study Club did a beautiful job decora- ting the head tables and arrang- ing place cards for the luncheon and fashion show on Friday. Club members setting up table decorations were Mrs. Lewis Eiland, Mrs. Seymour Giten- stein, Mrs. Grady Williams, and Mrs. Merton Reeves. May- poles and baskets of spring flo- wers were used in decorating. The Florala Study Club won an award for outstanding ser- vice in organizing a new Jr. Woman's Club for 1973. Mrs. P. A. Petrey won the" Vera Beck Trophy in recogni- tion of an individual selling the most Blind Made Goods for the fifth consecutive year. The Florala History Club won the Ann Anderson Award for the largest amount of Blind Made Goods sold, also, the Smith Trophy for the club selling the most Blind Made Goods, per- centagewise. The History Club brought home the Argus Club Award for outstanding work for blind women, also. It is through the untiring efforts of Mrs. Petrey that many of these awards are won. It should be brought out that these awards are for the entire State of Alabama. Not all the comic charac- ters are to be found in the comic books. Give a ~˘ ENOUGH roi she'll put uP clothesl BATH Not The Zoo Go To LINDA'S PHONE #" Floralt,,