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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 THE FLORALA NEWS-THURSDAY, JUN L I Mrs. G. V. Gamble, president of the Florala Garden Club, and Mrs. C. W. Corkin, life- time flower show judge of Crest- view, attended the beautiful day lily show in Hartford last Sat- urday. Mrs. Naomi Miller spent a few days last week with Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Harris and family in Fort Walton Beach, and attend- ed graduation exercises at Choctawhatchee High School where his granddaughter, Mi- chele Harris, was a graduate. Mr. and Mrs. Rushen Mason and sons, Robert and John, vis- ited their mother and grand- mother, Mrs. Matalda King in Winter Haven Rest Home the past weekend in Winter Haven, Florida. M/Sgt. and Mrs. Marcus De- kovin Strickland, Mike and Kim, who have resided the past two years in Honolulu, returned to the States last week and are spending a 40-day leave with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Scho- field, who live in the Beaulah Community, southeast of Opp. Strickland was recently promo- ted from S/Sgt. to Master Ser- geant in the United States Air Force. He will now be sta- tioned, following the 40-day leave, in New York, where the family will reside. Strickland will be eligible for retirement after 20-years service within the next two years. They visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Larry K. Woodham last Friday, and with other friends and relatives. Mrs. B. E. Whiddon and Vera had as their guests this past weekend Mrs. Whiddon's daugh- ter, Mrs. Glenn Garrett of Bon- ifay and her niece, Mrs. W. A. Stokes of Pensacola. Also vis- iting was her granddaughter, Mrs. Charles Register and her great granddaughter, Kathy Sue Register, both of Bonifay. Mr. and Mrs. George Har- vard and son, Barry, of Bir- mingham, spent last weekend with Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Har- vard. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Harvard and children, Mike, Tim, and Julie of Freeport, Texas, spent last week with Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Harvard. Mr. and Mrs. Trent Lewis have returned to New Orleans, La., where he will resume his duties at a position he has held there for a number of years. Mr. Lewis returned home in February to make the success- ful race for Member of the Cov- ington County Commission, Dis- trict 3. He had a leave of absence from his position in New Orleans. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis have continued to maintain their home in Florala but during the time both held positions in New EQUASION has arrived... with a Special Gift for you. We're delighted to announce that the Equasion Skincare Collection by Cot~, is now available in our cosmetics department. It's brimming with sensible new answers to your beauty problems- including new Cream Within A Cream, the revolutionary twoJn-one nightcream for dry skin. There's an Equasion gift reserved for you now with any purchase from the Collection. Do visit soon, and take the opportunity to have your personal skill Equasion charted by our consultant. EQUAS Y ug "PRESCRIPTIONS 'N ...... PHONE THINGS" l SALE STARTS MORNING 8:30 COME WHILE SELECTION IS GOOD FLORALA, ALABAMA Orleans they have had a second home there. Of interest is that Mrs. Lewis' mother, Mrs. N. R. Johnson, who is bedridden, will continue to reside at the home here with two other daughters living with her until Mr. and Mrs. Lewis return in January when he will assume his duties on the Commission. With Mrs. Johnson at the Lewis' home is Miss Goodwin and Mrs. Grave- ton Lewis. CLEAR SPRINGS SCHEDULES BIBLE SCHOOL, JUNE 12 A Bible School will be held at the Clear Springs Church, beginning Monday, June 12. The school will be in session from 6 until 8:30 p.m. A preparation hour and picnic will be featured at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, June 10. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AT LOC KHART BAPTIST Buffet Luncheon Honors Miss Joyce Harrison, June 3 Miss Joyce Harrison, popular member of the'72 graduating class at Florala High, was hon- ored at a buffet luncheon June 3rd at the home of Mrs. Way- land Harrison. Co-hostesses with Mrs. Har- rison where Mrs. Danny Har- rison. Mrs. Hobble Hargrove, and Mrs. Harold Geohagan. l~h:s. Harrison greeted the guests at the door and welcomed them in the living room beau- tifully decorated with the school colors of green and white. Splcea tomato juice cocktails and hors d' oeuvres were servecl from silver trays ~as an appe- tizer. The honoree was presented a green and white corsage by the hostesses. The serving table, covered with white linen cloth edged in lace, was centered with an arrangement of white daisies and greenry in a silver bowl. Green candles burned in silver candelabras. The luncheon was served from silver dishes, buffet style. The menu featured chicken-a- In-king in individual pastry shells, fresh butter beans, car- rot nuggets, broccoli casserole, congealed fruit salad topped with a miniature girl graduate on a pick, homemade rolls, 4-H BREAD AND BAKED FOOD WINNERS AI IOUNCED Current trends in both fa- shions and foods is the "return to the natural". What could be more "natural" than increased interest among young people in the old-fashioned art of bread making. Miss Carol Fendley, first place senior winner in the Cov- ington County 4-H Bread and Baked Foods exhibit knows that everybody appreciates the aroma of freshly baked bread. Everybody at the baked food exhibit appreciated the flavor of Miss Fendley's display of fancy yeast breads and coffee cakes from foreign lands. Miss Fendley, 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Fendley, of Route l, Red Level, will enter a yeast bread exhibit at the Dis- trict If 4-H Bread Awards of eliminataions in Auburn July ll and 12. Her exhibit, titled "Pans Do Make h Difference", ,i if ROTARY CLUB OFFICERS -Rotarian Fred been elected president of the Rotary Club for the son, resigned because he was moving to serve as president for that period was Dr. Ed Tyner to serve as vice-president. Pictured from left is Netl Strickland and Ham from the Interact Club; Royce Tyner and Dr. HolIeY. BOB SIKES RE FREEPORT WAS OUT- finest District. STANDING. Too much credit Department STORE CLOSES JUNE 20 REVIVAL SERVICES SCHEDULED AT NORTH CREEK CHURCH Revival services will begin June II at North Creek Church. Services start at '/:30 each night with Rev. Jake Phillips, County Missionary speaking. Homecoming will be observed on the 18. We cordially invite everyone to attend these ser- vices: LAUREL HILL CITY COUNCIL HOLDS MEETING THURSDAY The Laurel Hill City Council met in regular session Thurs- day night, and reported no in- formation received from the Federal Housing and Urban De- velopment Agency on status of loan applied for several months back for the purpose of expand- ing the municipal water system to two adjoining areas. Representatives from the two areas petitioned the couficil the latter part of 19'/l for City an- nexation in order to receive the service. Following the accep- tance of the petitions, the council filed a loan application in the amount of $25,000 for this purpose. Council made no men- tion of intentions of making an inquiry to the Federal agency on the delay or status of the loan. The City-Wide clean-up, pro- claimed for the week of May 15, 'netted in several loads of de- bris, being collected during the Saturday, May ~.0 pickup. Free plastic litter bags and pick- up service were provided by the council for the event. The only exception, to an other- wise successful project, was that the City Hall - Fire De- partment building wasn't painted as planned in council action set- ting up the project. Mayor Gene Clary said at the May meeting he would see about painting the building, but being absent at the last meeting re- ported later the holdup on the paint job was due to not being able to decide on the type of paint to use on the building in/time for council action. In the other city project, also voted on in the May meet- ing, was refinishing the inter- ior of the City. Hall Building, chairmaned by Clary, along with committee member_s, Councilmen Everett Sanders and W. A. McGowan. Clerk Bill Hurston also had no com- pleted plans nor cost estimate to present at the meeting. Both projects are expected to be on the business agenda for the July 6 council meeting. In other action the council voted to purchase a used Photo-Copier machine from Central Office and Supply Com- pany of Niceville for $50.00; lease mineral rights of city- owned property to Southern Na- tural Gas Company; an au- thorized mailing expense for The Expansion and Development committee for distribution and advertising of brochure compiled for the benefit of those industries who might be inter- ested in locating in the area, and for those who might be look- ing for a retirement location. Council approved minutes of the last meeting, monthly fi- nancial statement and voted pay- ment of all outstanding bills. venth grader. The daughter Florida's Governor Reubin As- THE GAINER of Dr. and Mrs. John Tisdale, kew. Appropriate choral and WEST FLORIDA. Miss Tisdale won the top hon- band music was provided, viously commented ors with an attractive exhibit of Subsequent to the delicious fun- the large famJ Southern Cornbread, yeast din- cheon, which included fresh Gulf which ner rolls and a luscious Devils seafood and Walton County fried ern Florida is food cake. Miss Tisdale will chicken, a meeting was heldbe- family groups are enter this exhibit in the District tween city and county officials dants of pioneer Junior Baked Foods Exhibit in and representatives of the Fed- of them who case Auburn. eral Department of Housing and from other states Miss Cindy Meredith, daugh- Urban Affairs, Federal Housing after the ter of Mrs. Cliff Meredith of Administration, Small Business from Spain to the Andalusia, received second Administration and the North- in 1821. They place honors in the junior ex- west Florida Economic and De- influence on the hibit. The "star" of Miss velopment Council. This was which has taken Meredith's exhibit was a cola done to permit a complete west Florida cake baked in a low rectangular roundtable discussion of Free- members have baking dish. Miss Meredith port's plans and potential sitions of trust graduated from the Middle for community improvement bility. School and will enter the 9th and expansion. One such family grade at Andalusia High this fall. My great appreciation is ex- special The third place junior award tended to MayorJ. LamarWard, er Family. It went to Debbie Boswell of Church to the Freeport City Council and William Gainer, Street School. Miss Boswell, its Chairman, Mrs. Mary Ann mathematician, daughter of Mr. andMrs. James Estes, and to all the good peo- Western Florida Boswell, entered her exhibit ple of Freeport and other areas forces under with a "yummy" butter nut cake who made this memorable oc- General Andrew frosted with lemon icing, casion possible, expedition of These young bakers are aim- FOUR TOWNS IN IST DIS- what he saw and ing at the six national scholar- TRICT FREEOF CRIME IN1971. ing his army ships of $'/00.00 each provided I take pride in noting that of the making plans to by Standard Brands, Inc., the towns in Florida which were home in National sponsor of the 4-H free of major crimes in 19'/I, establish a per Bread Program. While they four are in Florida's first and He was learn the importance of bread by the areas in the diet, these 4-H'ers have Creek, a fun making tempting yeast fed stream breads and other goodies for the range of hills family and friends, north of the .... picked a place near a western side first home. It miles north tion of Panama Moving more from Augusta farm wagons cattle before and dangerous even sence of Indians, hostile, who still Florida areas deter pioneers William Gainer, Carolina in 178'/, ~. Samuel Gainer, a l War soldier. Watts in Augusta moved to three years after been ceded by United States. ple had 12 children' children, genRors of one rida' s Their leading roles in half dozen tributions as TAWANNA SWEATT (left) and Deborah Geogh~'nn (rtght)~ and public both of Flora]a, took part in the Compass C1ub~s installation recognized ceremonies last week at I.arleen B. Wallace State Junior Col- of Florida and i~: lege. Miss Swear was inducted as a new member in the Corn- the nation. pass Club while Miss Geoghagan was installed as the club's new The president for the 1972-73 school year. and Jane kin are now hundreds. As is 1 well known lies, they custom each in September the old home mily reunion. ter the reunion ended and they their family ties grimage to the and the It is there pectful tribute to ancestors and new their tional ties past. PRES1DENTq AT convinced the pi Russia is ca's best pears that we derstandings will lessen open the door tions. It is President's KATHY DUNN (left) of Floral~ turns over the secretary,s appreciable pen to Terry Hammett, of Dozier, new secretary of the Student Viethaln in Government Association at I.~rleen B, Wallace State Junior Col- but at least inge. Miss Dunn, who also served as editor of the college talking instead newspaper, 'fine Saint 'n Sinner" for the past two quarters, force. This is received her Associates degree from LBW during commence= tant difference. ment exercises on Sunday. President for his T/Sgt. and Mrs. James D. Galloway of 1645 Ironwood Drive, Fairhorn, Ohio, proudly announce the birth of their se- cond daughter, Lesley Kay, born May 20, at 6:43 P.M. at Ket- terin_g Memorial Hospital in Kettering, Ohio. Parental grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Arie Galloway of Route 3, Samson. Maternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Harrisow~ of Florala, Alabama. Birth Announcement 17 who wish to attend are cor- with an exquisitelinencut-work dially invited. Registration will was centered with a low arr- be Sunday afternoon, June 11, angement of white mums inter- from 2 until 3 o'clock, spersed with fern and burning Members of the church ex- green candies. Porcelain girl tend a warm invitation to share graduates and white nut cups with them during this time of in the shape of a graduate cap Bible School. were favors. Those enjoying the graduation luncheon with Miss Harrison were Peggy Lindsey, Nina Gool- shy, Ann Moody, Sylvia Jackson, Elizabeth Bates and Sherry Harrison. and iced tea. Green and quick bread, a yeast bread, and preciation Dinner there on May paraiso A Vacation Bible School will white parfaits topped with whip- a cake or cookie for Jr. Baked 20. The meeting was an out- Sneads in JacksOD' begin at the Lockhart Baptist pod cream and a cherry was foods exhibit. This gives youn- standing success in every sense but one of the te Church Monday, June 12 and served for dessert, ger 4-H'ers experience in cook- of the word'. Many notables from towns in the nol continue through Friday, June After serving their platesthe ing a variety of baked goods. Walton and other northwest Flo- Florida. Congral 16. The school will be in ses- graduates found their place First place honors in junior rida counties attended and the due these fine col sion from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. cards on the dining table in division went to Nancy Tisdale, meeting was particularly hon- showing the way Boys and girls from 3 through the den. The table, covered an Andalusia Middle School se- ored by the presence of crime-free will show the effects of different cannot be given to the officials reported ten types of bake ware on the quality and townspeople of the historic murder, rape, of the finished bread product, and attractive community of assault took place. Participants in the junior di- Freeport for the zeal and enthu- : my District vision of the 4-H Bread pro- siasm with which they planned Washington gram are required to make a and conducted the BobSikesAp- Springs in WaltOn