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.~E ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. NEWS - THURSDAY, MAY 29, i975 PAGE 9 Adams Carolyn Bartlett Peggy Brown Rick?" Burkett Betty C~sidy Lance Chambers David Coguhoun Sheila Coone Cynthia Finley Frazier Bobby Gilley Patricia Hays Chris Hattaway Carol Sue Henderson Harry Howard Wilson Jordan Susan Lassiter Maria Milton Milton Veronica McNair Cindy Paolo Billy Pridgeon Janie Russell Fmndra Smith Robert Stewart Rocky Stokes Barhara Thorn SC SS BACCALAUREATE SERMON GRADUATION EXERCISES JUNE 1, 1975- 7:30 P.M. JUNE 4, 1975 - 8:00 P.M. V{trnum Carol Sue K~ilkerson Patricia Kashington May By Vera Whiddon Garden Club Year's work with ['hursday after- at the Flo- With Mrs. Curtis ident, as hostess. and Mrs. was asked to Irdener's Prayer. .~re read by the Metlar Sel- with one car- visitors were names were furnished and added to the minu- tes. Roll call was cSlled by the secretary, showing a good attendance. Old business was soon dis- pensed and new business brought up and quickly dis- posed of. New member, Mrs. Oscar Wooten, was accepted by the club and Mrs. Juanita Radford was asked to notify her of her membership. New officers for the year 1975-76 were installed as fol- lows, with Mrs. Sara Phillips performing the installation: Miss Vera Whiddon - Presi- dent; Mrs. Myra Nell Mickel- son - Vice President; Mrs. Metlar Sellars - Recording Se- cretary; Mrs. Bea Johnson- Corresponding Secretary, and Mrs. Russell Hayes - Trea- surer. The gavel was presented to Miss Whiddon by the out-going president in an impressive ceremony, with the five letters of "Gavel" being spelled out with appropriate information for the new president. The new president delivered an acceptance speech, pledging her best to the club for the year, and stating that coopera- tion, which would be the "ever- lasting team work of every blooming soul", is the answer to a successful year. Also that she would like for the club to say, at the year's end, "Well done thy good and faithful ser- vant", in hopes that we will all give God the Glory. Mrs. Savage served colas with cookies and potato chips to the following members: Mrs. Flonnie Jackson, Mrs. Metlar Sellars, Mrs. Irene Moore, Mrs. Myra Nell Mickelson, Mrs. Ernestine Ho- well~ Mrs. Vassie Kimbrell, Mrs. Alberta Gamble, Mrs. Merle Savage, Mrs. Russel Ha- yes and Miss Vera Whiddon. TO THE FORMER RESIDENT GRADUA TEN FROM MID ;VESTER N WE WISH YOU A BRIGHT FUTURE FILLED WITH SUCCESS Adams Grocery PAXTON, FLORIDA Mrs. Betty Ransom Varnell, a former Florala resident, is a member of the 1975 graduating class of Midwestern Universi- ty, Wichita Falls, Texas. Her degree is in Drama, with a mihor in Speech. She is vice- president of the Humane Society of Wichita County and is active in volunteer work with the Wi- chita Falls animal shelter. She plans to continue her work with the Humane Society after gra- duation. Mrs. Varnell is the daughter of Mrs. Norman K. Ransom, Sr., and the late Mr. Ransom of Wichita Falls, Tex- as. Her mother will be rem- embered as Miss Alma Carter, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Carter of Florala. PAXTON HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM " 0 : - : .... 0 O - - 7- @ -- : : : C : :::1C :3 : - - - .... Edison Youth Choir Concert To Be Presented The Youth Choir of Edison Baptist Church, Edison, Geor- gia will be presenting a Testi- mony In Song Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June6 inthe First Baptist Church Auditorium. The choir is composed of 26 young people from 14-19 yearsofage. The program of Christian music will appeal to all ages and will be an inspiration to all who at- tend. The choir feels a definite closeness to our fair city for their pastor is Rev. James C. Strickland, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Strickland of Flo- rala. It is always good to have one of Florala's own to come home for a visit afterbeing away SENIORS HONORED WITH BARBECI:E MAY 24 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brooks were hostess to a Barbecue Supper ~t their home Saturday, May 24 for a group of Florala High School Seniors. Mr. Edward Jackson Ill was invited as a special guest by Miss Emma Brooks. The menu consisted of chic- ken, barbecue beans, salad, slaw, relish dish, assorted cakes and cookies, punch and tea. Mike Welch Honored Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Willette and Captain and Mrs. L. J. Willette entertained in the J. L. Willette home, honoring Florala High School Senior, Mike Welch. A delicious buffet was enjoyed. Tables were beautifully de- corated in keeping with the class colors of green and gold. Other guests enjoying the party for Mike were: Mr. and Mrs. George Welch, Mark Welch, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Medley, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Welch, Mrs. Lawrence Carter, Mrs. Jeffcoat, Angelia Bradley and little Miss Michelle Wil- lette. PERSONALS Friends of Mr. A. M. Mc- Neill, Jr., will be glad to know that he is recuperating nicely so long. The public is invited after undergoing open heart to enjoy an evening of music at surgery in Sacred Heart Has- First Baptist Church. pital, Pensacola, on May 19. "I~k,~ . AUTHORIZED SALES & SERVICE (}N FEDDERS AIR CONI)ITIONING UNITS SEE OR CALL MORGAN'S RADIO T.V. Phone 8-6 4 4 7 ********************** SEE THE ALL NEW lANE ON RALLY AUTOMATIC CAR RADIO ANi) 8 TRACK At MORGAN'S RADIO & T.V. Stop in and Register for one of the Tape Players with speakers, to be given away June 21, 1975. You don't have to be present to win. We like boasting about our grads! We're proud of their work and effort. Were proud of the invest. ment in their future tharll pay high dividends of success and happiness. They should be proud, too! MR. AND MRS. L. R. STAGGERS, OWNERS y IL