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Belles and Brothers of The Brush Prorm,ttade, Some Go To Jail... MRS. JERRY McDANIEL and daughters, add color to the Promenade in downtown LAWYER LOVE and Keystone Kops, Jim Walker, a.d Bobby with Umlr old-time horse and buggy. Kimbril, get ready for Kangaroo Court. Willie Harrison looks on in amazement. KOPPERS Clemmte Bnmson and Mary Cc0c make an arrest of a young lady, IAnda Poole, who failed to abide by Centennial ruin and regulations. GRANDMOTHER, Mrs. Elizabeth Webster, and , Beth Hamilton, in look alike costumes. A.M. McNelll and Hewitt KimbrU stand by during Court procedures. Pictures by The Florala News THE YOUNG as well as their elders are enjoying the fes- tivities of the 100th Masonic Celebration. Joey Evans and David Garner shake on it.,. FEB TOLBERT sings to fellow Jail birds Rob Smith, Mayo White, Jean Cansey, and IAndD In The Jail House Now" ! THE PHRASE 'rPromenade Home" used in square dance calling would be fitting in this scene. Men, women, boys and girls joined in the fun of Friday's Promenade. CAN YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AFFORD MORE OF THIS? THE OFFICIAL WALLACE TAX RECORD YEAR DESCRIPTION OF TAX ANNUAL DOLLAR INCREASE IN TAX 1963 DRIVERS LICENSE TAX $ 1,500,000 ($ 1.5 Million) 1963 2 CENT BEER TAX $ 6,000,000 ($ 6 Million) 1963 1 CENT SALES TAX $35,000,000 ($35 Million) ' 4eh GRADERS IN GOVERNOR'S OFFICER FCS 4th Graders Treated Royally On Visit To State Capitol The fourth grade students of the Florala City School were taken to Montgomery for a tour of the Capital City by their Social Studies teacher, Mrs. Irene Garner, Wednesday, May 20. The trip was well planned [0W Now Open Where you get LOW low prices everyday on prescriptions, needs, and hospital supplies. - SHOP AND SAVE AT - Gibson Discount o. Pharmacy ALA and formulated and these child- ran were treated royally by their Governor and his staff. They were first taken ou a tour of the Capitol building and then were taken into the Governor's office where they received a warm and most cordial welcome from Governor Albert Brewer himself. It was noted that while businessmen sat in the Gover- nors outer office waiting to see him, the Governor took time out from his busy schedule to personally greet these little children from Flera]a, and asked that his photographer 1963 DISTILLER TAX $ 3,000,000 ($ 3 Million) 1965 1 CENT TOBACCO TAX $ 3,000,000 ($ 3 Million) 1967 2 CENT TOBACCO TAX $ 6,000,000 ($ 6 Million) 1967 1 CENT TOBACCO TAX $ 3,000,000 ($ 3 Million) 1967 INCREASE AUTO TAGS $13,000,000 ($13 Million) ADDITIONAL TAXES PAID EACH YEAR $70,500,000 ($70.5 Million) come in and have the above pictures made. Fro the Catol uc the children then went to the State Archives Building, The Little White House and then on to Oak Park for a picnic lunch and a special show planned for them by Mr. Jimmy Yeaman of Flora]a, now of the Chamber c On September 30, 1969 our state had outstanding a total of $551,000,000 in indebtedness, of this amount, $473,000,000 had been borrowed by Wallace. Four out of every five dollars owed by the state was borrowed by Wallace. It takes a total of $44,000,000 ($44 Million) per year to pay the interest and service the Wallace debt. Commerce of Montgomery, at o.._.. THERE NO V(',TE OF THE PEOPL success and enjoyed by the chUdr and the mothers who drove the cars. Supreme Court Justice Alva I-high Meddox t a Florsla naUve. assisted In the plmm of the tour Governor Albert Brewer sent each of the students an 8 x 10 picture like the ones above as a monmnto OF their trip to the State Cspflol. ON 4N'Y' Oi' THE ABOVE TAXES 3P PAID POLITICAl. AIIVERTIS|HEHT llY FIIRMER WOODS SUPPORTER AGAINST Hlllll TAXATION, L. |ILAIm, WU'