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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED ALL RIGHTS RESERVED SUBJI~CT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. NEWS - THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1973 PAXTON II l CORRECTION Article in which an error ap- peared, "Okaloosa County Ap- points Sheriff For Laurel Hill Area", page 8, May 10, 1973 issue. This error was made by the printer, not the writer of the article. The correction is as follows: "The voter re- gisteration books were purged of 40 names due to their moving away or being deceased, leav- ing 197 voters on the books at the present time," instead of reading 1973 voters on the books at the present time. FAMOUS DRAWER avl nson r FRIGHT put on a play Jim and Elsie Wheeler, young 26 called college students and married :elley Joe Sex- only a few hours, ran out of Joan Beard gasoline on their wedding trip, er, Roland Dyess and are forced to spend the night qhart, Naylene in a deserted farmhouse. Not Engelhart, long after another couple, Tom- as Chris, James my-Gun Lennie and Sugar En- Ba Craigglehart arrived on the scene ais, CathyScho- "on the lain from the cops". Joyce CoffeyThey think the Farm house is a Mixon as Ka-perfect place to hide. HOWARD FINLEY AWARD Committee has se- Star Area Far- Howard Finley .area II, Kirk Grif- [and, area lII, icki Griffith from Area V, Gary The com- eel the Star State these five out- members. They to Da Farmers will City, Mis- Won with his pro- and Soy Beans. the Star State t TEACHER OF THE WEEK I TOM PITTMAN Meet Coach Tom Pittman. He was born in Ft. Pierce, Florida on March 3. He is married to Clary Rasberry, a Home Ec- onomics teacher at Florala High School. Graduating from Pax- ton High School in 1962, Tom got his B. S. Degree at Western Carolina University, his M.A. Degree at Troy State Univer- sity. He has been teaching for six years, three at Baker and three at Paxton. He likes all sports especially basketball, track, and tennis. He played for Paxton when he was a student of the 1962 Champs. His fa- vorite food is steak and Julie Andrews is his favorite singer. Tommy says he likes the stu- dents and faculty very much at PHS and the relaxed atmosphere of the school. He especially likes its great tradition of being good in sports activities. Checking "I sen: my litth, boy lor 2 pounds of plum~ and he :amc home with only a pound and a half. Are you sure your scales arc, correctO" "My scales are all right, madam. Have you weighed your little boyO" Glee Club programs. First they started on exciting off witha volley balltournament, Meet David Robinson. Born in Denver, Colorado on Jan- uary 25, 1957, David later moved to Fort Walton Beach and then on to Paxton. David is famous around school for his famous drawings. Having beautiful brown eyes and brownish hair, most of the girls think him' to be very handsome. Mechanical drawings seem to be David's favorite along with English as his favorite subject and Mr. Thomas as his favorite teacher. David has only one brother, Jef- fery Robinson who is presently at PHS, are glad to have David enrolled in our school. Tricycle Race The Tricycle Race on May. third place, and last but not 2, 1973 at 10:30 proved to be least Mr. Woolen. very interesting. Mr. Thomas In the Women's race Mrs. was disqualifed in the men's Godwin came in first, Mrs. race. Winners were Mr. Rey- Pridgen in second, Mrs. Ap- nolds, first place; Mr. Davis, person in third, and Mrs..WAit- second place; Mr. Campbell, tington in last. cats or On Friday, April 27, four didn't blow on shrimp salad at science students joined Mr. Morrison's Friday night). Wayne Wooten in a trip to the Danny and Waymon met some University of Florida. While members of the Gator basket- Mr. Wooten attended a meet- ball team and had a ball play- ing and presented a report on ing Friday night inFloridagym; Paxton's Individualized Chem- to hear them tell it, you'd think istry program to participants in they beat the New York Knicksl a planned summer program Saturday morning found them for using the units of which he headed homeward, but the beau- is aco-author, TommyBell, Re- tiful weather encouraged them land Dyess, Waymon Fulgham, to stop at several fossil sites. and Danny Gomillion visited with One very rich site south of Perry Dr. Thomas Patton andhisstaff yielded many fine snails, sea at the Florida State Museum. urchins, and protozoa from the The boys carried Dr. Patton Swanee Limestone, formed fifty some new bones from the rich million years ago. Tired but but very wet Camp Creek site happy, the group returned to the Paxton Diggers haveworked Paxton late Saturday afternoon. for two years. Dr. Patton gave the amateur paleontologists some helpful hints and conducted them on awonderfultourofthe WHO KNOW$ . University's seldom seen fossil standardization collection, in- ~ho... p~:,rtrai~ i.. eL the cluding an Irish elk skull with .... an eleven foot antler-spread! $I,000 l-,iii~ After Mr. Wooten returned, the :. Name in, sh,.m~s,~ book group visited Florida Gym, the o', the. Old T~.~amen',. Geology Department (where Dr. 3. Wna~ does th~ ~(~rd "en- ." jp Bob Pierce took timeofftoshow thanaslu mean which lasted from 8:30 to 9:05. us a beautiful trilobite collec- Second, .they had a Kangaroo tion and tell us of his summer Court, whichlasteduatilrecess, plans for fossil digs out west), ~[~l~t~. C~ue~S Their tricycle race scheduled and the Campus Bookstore I),q ~,~a~. for the teachers was called off (where Be blew what money he due to bad weather. "l'ct'''re,,'1"/ [ SENIOR OF THE WEEK1 [~ The bigger the executive DIBBLE RAE DAVISI the less actual work he pre- forms. The modern miss, it seems, is all right; she says so herself. **** r,.t~,,~aThe best counsellor is o~ the man who gives you no -~ advice. Laundry Servi, SOCKS TO SHEETS Up ON TUESDAY & FRIDAYS AT PRESCOTT CLEANERS This week's senior of the week is Mrs. Debbie Rae Davis He is 17 years old, has brown hair and blue eyes. Debbie wasborn on November 3, 1955 to the parents of Mr. Eulice Hurst and the late Mrs. Drene Corche in Valpariso, Florida. She stands 5 feet and seven inches and is married to Manual Davis. She has one brother, Ronnie Burst, a graduate of Paxton High. Debbie has been a student at Paxton for four years and her future plans includes going to some kind of nursing school. When asked what she likes about Paxton she replied it was small and friendly. Her fa- vorites include blue, bookkeep- ing, David Cassidy, the Part- ridge Family, horseback riding, pizza, steak, and potatoes. Mrs. Goolsby ranks as her favorite teacher. She said she had on- ly one dislike about the United States, snobby people who think they are better because they have a little more money than others. 4 Wha' l~ anOtll(~r nam~ ~Or Irt ckies~ 5. Northern Ohio was oiler- the wes,eri: r(,serv,, oI what slat,~'" 6. Who developed the firs: successful var'cinationc' 7. Can you recall the date ot V-E Day and V-J Dayo 8. When was the Unknown Soldier oI World War II entombed in Arlington Na- tional cemeteryc 9. What bodies of water does the Suez Canal con- nect? 10.How much Lend-Lease did Russia receive from the U.S. during World War IIV Answers to Who Knows '000'000 -'000'I 15 XlC:~muTxoaddV'Ol "~a9 pall aql pul~ I.l'~au~JJO:lipo~ oqJ~ "6 "1~6I 'X~G Itl!lOmOlAl uO "~ "'fln.llaodsoJ '~6I 'g loq -uloldas pue 'gi~61 '8 ,~v,l~ "L "96LI 'l'l ReI~ uo 'Jo~aop RJ~unoa qSTi -~u3 u~ 'aauuat pJ'e~ap3 "9 ":lnoi:loauuoo "g O~!luoq "t, "q~IP~qO "~ "pu~IOAOIO ~aaoJo "I rs. l A new program has been in- The new program is a cooper- itiated at Tom P. Haney Voca- ative one, with the Florida State tional Technical Center in Pan- Burear of Blind Services and ama City, which may be des- the Downtown Lions Club co- cribed as learning to let your sponsoring the activities along fingers do you seeing,with the Haney Center. Trans- In announcing the new adult portation is being furnished by education program fortheblind, the Bay County Council on Ag- Principal George Kimmel said ing. the c~ass isdesignedtomeetthe The class is organized on an needs of those adults who have individual basis to more closely [~ lost all vision or functional vi- meet the individual needs. Skills sion after reaching maturity, m reading Braille, typing, cane ! i:};:/i~i ..... MRS. DUNNAM'S SECOND GRADE at Florala City School looks forward each year to the art exhibit which is held at the Florala Memorial Library. The exhibit is held during Na- tional Library Week. Much interest in art has been shown in the surrounding schools since this annual exhibit has begun. PAGE 9 t Boy-Girl travel techniques, cooking and home management will be of- fered. Group discussions are de- signed to cover daily challenges of the."stghted" society and how these can best be met. Informa- tion on various aids, equipment and supplies especially designe for the blind is also being dis- tributed. While instruction is the main function of the activity, the pro- gram of activities also serves as one for fun and pleasure. Games, such as checkers, tic- tac-three (a complicated tic- tac-toe game) and others are being offered for the enjoyment of the dozen or so students at- tending. Mrs. Marynez Mauldin, who has been blind herself for 20 years, serves as instructor. She is a graduate of the Florida School for the Blind in St. Au- gustine, and Stetson University. Ehe holds a degree in elementa- ry education and, has taught in Florida's public schools 10 years-two years at Springfield Elementary School. Mrs. Mauldin has been the recipient of many honors, in- cluding Outstanding Blind Flo- ridian 1966, Handicapped F10ri- dian of the Year 1965, and Pan- ama City Woman of the Year in 1971. Serving as assistants to Mrs. Mauldin are her husband, Ewell Mauldin, visually handicapped himself, who formerly served as dormitory supervisor at the Florida School for the Blind; Miss Jean Peterson, special ed- ucation teacher for the county, and Mrs. Eileen Clouatre, di- rector of the Bay County Coun- cil on Aging. Many volunteers are also uti- lized in the program. The class began Jan 2 and will continue through May 25 with sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Guest speakers are being in- vited to come before the group. Mrs. Mauldin is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M A. Mc- Collough of the Clear Springs community in North Walton County. Sta te Delegates The Florala American Legion Post number 77, will have for the first time, three delegates to the Alabama Boys State at Jacksonville State College, Jacksonville, Alabama, June 3 through 8. The delegates are selected from the Florala High School Junior Class. The increase in delegates were possible by unanimous co- operation of the Florala-Lock- hart Rotary Club and Lions Club in agreeing to sponsor a dele- gate. Representing the organiza- tions will be Legion Post- Fletcher Gibson; The Rotary Club - Bill Sellers, and The Lions - Eddie Bass. Also the l,egion Auxiliary has selected Sara Foster as dele- gate to the Alaba'na Girls State which will be held during the sames dates at Huntington Col- lege in Montgomery. The Alabama American Le- gion has been sponsorihg Junior students to the Boys State for several years. Broilers Association Meets More than one-hundred mem- bers of the Southern Broiler Growers Association of South Alabama and Northwest Florida were on hand Saturday after- noon, for what was billed as one of the many Association's planned outdoor bar-b-cues and get-together of members during the summer months. On the menu was plenty of delicious barbecued pork, with the favorite side dishes of ve- getables salads and assorted homemade pies and cakes. Entertainment was a gospel concert by the Singing Dyess Family of Campton and a youth group from the First Assembly Church of Crestview. Peter Ruckman Bible Conference lira theSilverFoxl Speaker "m#o'. WAft DISNE S Dr. Peter S. Ruckman out- standing Bible Scholar and chalk artist will be the speaker for the closing services of Grace Baptist Church's second annual Bible Conference. Dr. Ruckman is a former pastor and is president of Pensacola Bible Institute. He has an outstand- ing knowledge of the Holy Scrip- tures and can answer any Bible question in 15 seconds. He draws color illustrated ser- mons while he preaches. He is a former Roman Catholic, stu- died Buddhism, was an Army officer, and once played drums for a dance band. He attended the University of Alabama, the University of Kansas and Bob Jones Univerzity. He earned the B.A., M.A., and P.HD. Degrees. The Bible Conference begins Thursday with Rev. C. H. Thorn of Fort Walton Beach, Florida and Dr. Hugh F. Pyle of Pa- nama City, Florida as the spea- kers. On Friday night the spea- kers are Rev. Alfred Williams of Niceville, Florida and Rev. Bobby Tidwell of Pensacola, Florida. All the speakers for the week are capable and able speakers. Dr. Pyle and Dr. Ruckman will be bringing the messages on Saturday night and Dr. Ruck- man will bring both messages on Sunday. This is a great opportunity for all persons in the area to meet and study the Word with some of God's great teachers. The annual conlerenceis sche- duled to benefit all interested persons in addition to the mem- bers of Grace Baptist Church. Everyone is invited and urged to make special plans to attend these services ~,~.rm~ m a,~ a,.,1 t-zl-I # A: ['i~,.,~ M~y F;!m ,,.,., :':1" CA@K~ #