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It 'Mfrty was not race te that was lady PAGE 4 ESTABLLBm i ON BEMITIFUL LAJK[E JA( & I"IEIFAT 1"O  i  - LOC1111 [ tlalll[CliI11   CELEIIRATI(WS NUMBER 12 FLORAL,A, ALABAMA, COVBGTON COURTY THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1970 SUE3CRIPTION$ - $3.68 LOCAL, $4.73 ELSEWHEKE - 10 PEK S1NGt.E COPY i Creek"P0w-W0w" Draws Large Crowd Of Descendants ALL BELLES and Brothers of the Brush assemble in park- Ill The second annual "Pow- tug area in front of Jff-E-Mart ! Wow" of the Creek Indian des- Friday, May 29 at 5:50 p.m. cendants of Chief William Mc- for the second weekly Promeno Intosh, Jr. was indeed a huge ade. The march will start success, according to the local promptly at 6:00 p.m. The route Chief, Authur Turner of Paxton, will be along south side of Florida, who was in charge of 5th Avenue thence south along : ]m . the day's activities. The action began about 9.30 east side of 5th Street to Jack  Saturday morning with the Prin- Inabinette's Venetian Blind Shop ..... /  c ipal Chief of the Creek Nation crossing over to west side of th Street and thence north to  West of the Mississippi, W. E. Bills Dollar Store where Kan- "Dode" Mclntosh of Oklahoma garoo Court will be held. and Turner leading a colorful The Caravan scheduled for parade through downtown Flor- Saturday, May 30, has been ala climaxing at the Britton cancelled due to Memorial Holi- Park on Beautiful Lake Jackson day. It will resume on Saturday, where the rest of the activities June 6th. of the day took place. The A reminder that a11 era- parade was an added attraction ployees in the down town area this year with a large number should "dress out" Friday, May of gayly clad participants in 29. cluding Chief McIntosh's grand- sons, Randy and Waldo Mc- ATTENDING RITES for Mr. Ray-Zor and participating in the Promenade last Friday wer Excitement is in the air now Intosh who accompanied the Mrs. Smoky Martin, Brother, Smith, Mrs. Carlous Buffalow, and Mayor Beffalow, Mrs. Jack since the ',Klck-Cf" reception Chief from C./ahoma, lovely Shears and Mrs. Wilson Kendrick. for the queen contestants for Indian maidens and many others the title of Miss Centennial boasting Creek herltage. ' The robe and crown along During the morning hours be- with all the many, many prizes fore noon Chief Mclntoshenter- which go with the "Queen's" tained the crowd of three or title, as well as all the six ... OTIS TUER, CNI|FS TURNER, E| AMO Me four hundred people by instruct.. princesses of the court, who tug a local group of princesses will be runners-up, are all on in a variety of Indian dances, display in the lobby of the and illustrated the proper pro- Bank of Florala. cedures for counting and speak- Contestants are busy selling lng Indian-style. He also eonpons all over the county demonstrated a number of In= which assures them of votes in dlan calls and war whoops. the contest, and the coupons In describing his brilliantly in return assures eachpurchas- colored costume, Mclntosh said er of a seat in the grandstand it was not altogether of Creek for the Centennial Spectacular, origin. The beaded pouch he "100 Great", to be enacted carried was used by his pre- under the stars each evening decessors to carry their piece June 24, 25, 26, and 27. Mrs. pipe, tobacco, etc. Mclntosh Inez Newton, Division Chair uses it for carrying his wampum man for the spectacular tickets :* :::=::=:::= : and other valuables. The fan has urged that all contestants he carried was made of 12 remember the first turn-in eagle feathers as was his war date, which is Friday, May 29, bonnet or head dress. The ear and get them in prior to 7:00 rings on his war bonnet were p.m. for proper vote tally. The genuine ermine. His slippers, standing In the contest will be vest and other accessories were posted each Saturday morning tiny brightly colored beads, Mc- on the window of the Centennial Intosh stated that his costume Headquarters downtown, couldn't be bought at any price. They are no longer found on SPECTACULAR. Ken Hooks the retail market. of Birmingham, who is resident Other entertainment during director here for the Rogers the morning hours featured Company of Fostoria, Ohio, Chief McIntosh at the piano with producers of the Centennial, Mrs. George Redgers, member has announced that it's never of the local Creek Council, and .. |RYON @.AWTHON, FRED WNITE, a. M. McNEILL, JR., GLEN CHAMBERS, BOB HARRISON too late at this date to get Mrs. Williams of PensaCola in on the casting of the spec- singing the Indian version tacular "100 Great". of 'qed Wing." Ray Zor Burial Starts Centennial oo The AulxlrnAssemblyofGod 1 stage alone on the footbah field Church near DeFuniak Springs will cover over 200 foet in front prepared and served fried of the grandstand. Re-enacting chicken lunches during thenoon A parade of Belles and hoop skirts and ruffles indica- The group marched down a history of Covington County hour. Brothers and the burial of Mr. rive of the "gay nineties," Fifth Avenue bearing a casket and it's surrounding territory, The choosing of a Creek Prin- Ray-Zor in Florala last Friday bearded Brothers and last cen- with a large razor and a sign the cast calls for a minimum cess to reign over activities afternoon started the 24th of fury policemen. Suveral mere- reading "Here Lies Mr. Ray- of 250 people of all ages from ... PRINCESSES PHYLLIS, GLOR|A, KATHY for the coming year highlighted June Centennial Celebration hers of the High School Band Zor." At the head of the pro- 3 years old to 80 years old, the afternoon festivities. Miss activities. The paradeincluded with drummers kept time and cession marched the 'qarson ',, who mightbewiUingtoperform. SAMPLE BALLOT Gloria McIntosh, daughter of a number of ladies dressed in played during the marching. Fred White dressed In long tail Needed are people to take the Mr. and Mrs. Don Mclntosh of coat and carrying a "stove parts of pioneer men, women, PRIMARY ELECTION BALLOT DeFuniak Springs, Florida was pipe" hat. They proceeded to and children; Gay 90Ps men, proclaimed the 1970-71 Prtn- Brewer Appoints Trooper To the lot beside the Post Office women, and children; C/vilWar eUNE 2, 1970 cess with Miss Kathy Cook, and there had the funeral of scene; World War I!scene; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Florala; Another Promised .. Ray-Zor". The "Parson" Roaring 20's scene; World War DEMOCRATIC PARTY Cook of Paxton placing second gave the following euolegy: II scene; Rearing 20's scene; in the ballotiug and will reign "Dear Brothers and Sisters, and of course the opening epi- COVINGTON COUNTY as alternate princess. Gloria Governor Albert Brewer has we are gathered here at the rode beginning with the Indians replaces her sister, Phyllis appointed a patrolman for burial of our departed and and the closing episode of the Instructions: To vote for any candidate Mclntosh, as the new Princess. Florala and area. Approximate, trusted friend, Mr. RayZor. 70's, which will be the popular make a cross () in the square in the appro- Chief Calvin McGhee of At- ly one hundred new Troopers He was blunt, but most of the "Laugh-In" scene, priate column, according to your choice, more, delayed by car trouble, are being added to the Alabama time he was sharp. Now, for Anyone may sign up for this arrived at the celebration late Highway Patrol, and Florala four weeks, he wtllbe depart, show by dropping in at the  For SheriffRVote for One in the day. McGbee is the an- wilt receive an additional ed and hirsute face foliage Centennial Headquarters, and knowledged Chief of the Creek Trooper in the near future, will run rampant. Gone will you will be notffied of rehearsal ( ) P. ]t. (Pap) GANTT Nation East of the Mississippi Trooper Hubert Anderson is be Mr. Ray-zor's cutting edge dates. Yon DO NOT have to while McIntosh is hearalded as moving his family t;o Florala - his lather and his smooth be a resident of Florala to be ( ) ELIE HARRELL Chief West of the Mississippi. as soon as he can find a house, results. His momentary included in the cast. The cast For GovernorVote for One McGhee was accompanied by He is coming to Florala from passing will be missed by is already growing from towns a group of five Indian braves Crenshaw County where he was many, especially the women all around the area. ( ) ALBERT BREWER who delighted the crowd with stationed for two years before whose husbands now have Indian War Dances, Snake eing transferred here. bushy faces. Mr. Ray-zor's ( ) GEORGE C. WALLACE Ot interest in Florala is that knicking behavior and per- MRS. EFFIE BELL nces, and the indian Stomp. he worked for the late Sheriff sonallty will be absent in DIED WEDNESDAY For Lieutenant Governor--Vote for One A number of prizes were awarded during the day tothose Cliff Meredith for one year as that room upstairs near the AFTER LONG ILLHESS ( ) JERE BEASLEY registering with the finance a deputy sheriff. He was police, squeezy Charmain tissue. We committee. Local merchants man in Opp, his hometown, for' now put his use to rest until Mrs. Effie Jones Bell, age ( ) HUGH MORROW were sponsors of Saturday's seven years. June 25 when the shontings 90, a resident of 303 South 5th For Public Service Commission. paw wow and donated the prizes. Trooper Anderson and hie and hallelujahs and bravos Street in Florala, passed away Place No. 2--Vote for One wife, Willie Merle, have firs will revive his spirit to serve early Wednesday morning, May COVELI. GUEST children, Cathy, Patti, Hubert, his purpose once again. Sobe 2V, 1970, in a local hospital. ( ) JUANITA W. McDANIEL Jr., Susan, and Gloria. ... ANDERSON it. Amen." Those present She was the widOW of the late SPEAKER AT echoed "Amen." J.J. Ben who served as mayor ( ) J" T. "Jabo" WAGGONER PRESBYTERIAN Paxton [xcercies Set After the burial  proces- of F]orala for th-- terms. For Memlr House of Representative, Mr. A. B. 'rPat" Covel, sion returned to the square at She was a faithful and loyal 40th District. Place 2--Vote for One a lay Slaker, will be the guest Fifth Avenue and Fifth Street member of the First United of the First Presbyterian where Kan4aroo Court with Methodist Church of Florala ( ) J. A. HUGHES Churchp Sunday, May 31, at Paxton's school principal, Prayer", by Albert Hay JudpClyde Love presidin was where she taught a Sunday ( ) HAROLD B. WISE the 11..00 o'clock morning ser- James King, has announced that Malotte; "Praise Ye the Lord", held. With the tradlUonal white School class for a great many vice. the Baccalaureate services for by Armenian, and ',NowtheDay wig and black robe Judge Love years. She was a memberofthe  All members are expected the graduating seniors of 1969- is Over" by Joseph Barnby. pronounced sentence on those church choir and a lifetime BIBLE SCHOOL AT PAXTON CHURCH to be present. Vlsttors are 70 will be held May 31 at the caught without beards and not member of the wscs of the PAXTON BEGINS PLANS FISH FRY cordially welcome. Paxton Baptist Church at 7:30 Graduation exercises will be in proper dress. The police Methodist Church. p.m. The guest speaker will be held in the school auditorium JalledMrs.WallaneSmtth, Mrs. Survivors are one sister, JUNE 8 SATURDAY HIGHT VACATION BIBLE the Reverend Fred White, on June 3, at 8:00 p.m. Vale.. BIH McDaniel, Mrs. Barkley Mrs. Exie George of Florala, Bible School will begin at A fish fry will be held at SCHOOL PLANNED AT pastor of the First Baptist dictorian Timothy Walden, and Peele, Mrs. Fred White, and numerous neices and nephews, the Paxton Baptist Church on the Pexton Town Hall Satur- Church of Florala. The Glee Salutatorian Barbara Ballard Feb Talbot. Funeral services will beheld June 8 and continue through day, May 30, sponsored by the ASSEMBLY OF GOD Club, under the direction of will deliver the principal ad- They werebroughtbeforethe ThuredaYCtoday)at p.m.trom June 12. Sessions will open P axton Assembly of God Vacation Bible School isan- music teacher, Mrs. Mayo dresses, Mrs. Whlte's Glee Judge and defended by lawyer the First United Methodist at 8 o'clock each morning and Church. nouncod for the First Assembly White, will sing "One GOd" Club will sing "One God', and Willie Harrison. Prosecutor Church with the Reverend Joe close at 11 a.m. Serving will begin at 6 o'clock of God Church of Florala. The by Ervtn Drake and James Shirl; "You,ll Never Walk Alone." was Jim Walker. Sentences Bates officiating, Burial in the All beginners through inter- Saturday night. Everyone is in- school will begin Monday, Juno "You'll Never Walk Alone", School Superintendent John E. were fairly light this time but Florala Greenwood Memorial mediates are welcome, riled and urged to attend. 1, and continue through June 12. by Oscar Hammerstein II and Baldwin will present the dlplo- the offenders were warned they Cemetery with Evans Funeral Registration will be Satur. Proceeds will be usedtoward Each session lasts from 6:$0 Richard Badgers; 'he Lord's mas to e a or  L would be more severe next time. Home directing, day, June 6 at 9:$0 a.m. church activities, p.m. to 9:00 p.m.