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;E ~C. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. NEWS- JUNE I0, 1976 Bicentennial Playmakers members for the Paxton first grades play were: first row, Connie Queen, Janie Tucker, Billy Gautney, Jeff Miller, Tim Robbins, Lynn Johnson, Keith David Walker, Scott Stokes, Randy Johnson, Travis Simmons, Ste- Wright. Third row," David Worley, Terra Cawthun, Sherri Davis, Cesylvia Cart- Delanie Miller, Bnffy Scbefield, Angle Nowling, Steve Hender- wright, Tammie Thompson, Laurie Mathis, Jimmy Watson, Freddy Hamilton, Jones, Randy Rochester, Jimmy Wise, Sue Tyner, Ricky Manning. Patsy Stepbens, Barbara Hoover, Darrell Miller, Billy Prevail, Barry McCall, row, Cathy Johnson, Kenneth Hobba, Kelvin Jordan, Tammie Barge, Camille Thomas, Mundy Fowler, Chris Edmoudson. Pridgen, David Carnley, Susan Johnson, Bruce Nelson, Steve Mount, 'irst Graders Present Bicentennial Play At rst grade classes of Moseley and Mrs. Maddox presented a Wednesday, June 2, 1976, honoring America's Bi- centennial. The flag salute was led by Shurri Davis. A short welcome was voiced by Connie Queen. The play was introduced by Laurie Mathis. The play de- picted people, symbols and events that have made our coun- try great. The characters were: Narrator, Patsy Stephens; England, Kelvin Jordan; Am- erica, Sherri Pridgen; George Washington, Darrell Miller; Betsy Ross, Susan Johnson; Benjamin Franklin, Lynn John- son; Indian, Jeff Miller; Dis- ease, Steve Mount; Nurse, Tam- mie Barge; Doctor, David Wor- ley; Storms, Chris Edmondson, Camille Thomas and Mandy Fowler; Workers, Kenneth Hobbs, and Tammie Thompson; Farmer, David Carnley; Wea- ver, Janie Tucker; Builder, Keith Wright; Teacher, Barbara Hoover; Law Maker, Jimmy Watson; War, Bruce Nelsonand Tim Robbins; Soldiers, Barry McCall and Billy Prevatt; Miss Liberty, Cathy Jordan; Uncle Sam, Freddie Hamilton and As- tronaut, Billy Gauiney. The entire first grade sang "Let's Celebrate, America!" as Cejylvis Cartwrighi and Terry Cavinen unrolled a large birthday cake in front of the cast. As a finale the group sang "Look Out World, HereWe ColmF' Ms. Birge Is Outstanding Ag. Student Presents A ward Earl Drake, principal at Paxton High School, presents with the Woodmen of the World History Award Day on May ~-5. The award is made each year in the llth grade American History Class who has highest average for the year. The grade is deter- six weeks grades, semester averages and a com- test administered to eligible students. .EY HARRELL Whitley, Sr., 76, Mrs. Lillie Mde Harrell, age May 28. Mr. 75, a resident of Florala for a resident of FIG- the past 19 years, died in an he was maintenance Opp, Alabama hospital Monday, June 7, 1976. She was a mum- also served as a de- bur of the First Assembly of since October of God Church in Florala. Sheriff W. E. Har- Survivors are one son, Ray Ms. Deborah Barge, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ottis Barge of DeFuniak Springs, Florida and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Barge, was recently presented an award recognizing her as the Outstanding Student in Agricul- tural Education at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The award was pre- sented by Alpha Zeta, the ho- norary agricultural fraternity at the Walton House in Ch- ristianshnrg, Virginia at it's annual banquet. Ten students are recognized each year by Alpha Zeta as representing standards of ~x- cellence in each major within the College of Agriculture. These students are chosen by Highway Department The Florida Department of Transportation will be accept- ins bids on June 23 for the widening and resurfacing of Highway 85 from Laurel Hill to the Alabama State Line, according to Ha)ward T. Hayes, District 1 County Commission- er for Okaloosa County, Flo- rida. The city council of Laurel Hill was informed of the new project in a letter from Hayes. faculty members on the basis tra-curricular activities and of academic achievement, ex- leadership potential. Former Resident To Preach In Florala Patterson You can save money by knowing that one 100 watt bulb produces at least 50 percent more light than four 25 watt bulbs. rDr. E. N. Patterson, one time resident of Florala, will be preaching at the First Bap- tist Church this Sunday at the lh00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. ser- vices. Dr. Patterson is presently residing in Fairhope, Alabama where he does extensive sup- ply work in Bible Conferences, i~evivals, etc. He has served in many areas of work in the Southern Baptist Convention. Among the many areas are: Professor at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; President of the Grand Canyon College in Pheonix, Arizona; Pastor of many churches; and more recently the Assistant to the President of Mobile Col- lege. This much travelled servant of the Lord will be remembered by many as the young bey of nine years of age when he lived in Florala. His father, Dr. N. O. Patterson was the pas- tor of the First Baptist Church while the present auditorium was being befit. First Baptist Church is proud to welcome Dr. Patterson back to its pulpit and also back to our fair city. Services were con- Baptist Church in Dr. L. B. Bald- Burial was in Cemetery with Chapel direct- Harrell °fFl°rala;fonrsisters' C ancer Screenln'gU" include his widow, Mrs. Ida McDall of Columhnsl Whitley; four sons, Georgia, Mrs. Myrtle Anderson Y of Fort Walton of Opp, Mrs. Lola Cumbie of ~.ThomasWhitley Milton, Florida and Mrs. Thel- TO B E?n!/?~-.~ ggl North Carolina, ma Taylor of Florala; four e J ~, r, Jr., of Fort Wal- grandchildren and five great and Hayward What- grandchildren. 2 JImo 22 Philadelphia; three Funeral services were held The Mobile Screen" Unit t " -INmm~ ~• 1~ Mr.;., Mary Mathews, Wednesday at 2 o'clock p.m. of the American Can~rm.~ety Jm 21- MindS.. MGlendal Head,- 8:30 a.m. - I1.'00 a.m., Ohi),Mrs. Jeannette from the First Assembly of willbein Walton County, June ~. o:.~ a.m..- ll:t~_ .am Pooles_ Store, and Del~ Mrs. Juliaette God Church in Florala with 21- 25 This unit provides free .l~ementary ~cbe~L oasma.. Springs- 12:00 noon - 5:00 Lofl FunlakSprings Raymond Taylor officiating, oap tests for women For If:Jr a.m....: ~:~.. r.M, p,m., Health Department. ;ist~, Mrs. Leola Burial was in the Florala {u~her information c~! the MS.S...sonicmuuam~.~. ,ano raszoa,.,,. _Jim 23 .. Wedmesd~y, De- Gai ;ville, Florida. Greenwood Cemetery with Walton County Cancer Pap a~m~,, p.m.- /:~ p.m., tm Fun ink Sprmgs_-8-O0 a.m.- tie3 also bad four Evans Funeral Home directing, n,,,. tz:t~ noon ann J:tw~ p.m. - ~u-t r; three sons- 7:00 p.m., Health Depsriment. thi: r-three rand- Jm 24- ~, Red amJ twelve great : Bay - 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 boon, Community Center, and Free. BRYAN port - h00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., American Legion. June 25 - Wedmmday~ Santa Rosa Beach - 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Po~ Offke, Mr. Hiram W. Bryan, age 83, died in a Montgomery hos- pital, June 2, 1976. He was a resident of Route Two, Laurel Hill and a veteran of World War I. He was engaged in farming during his active years. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lillian K. Bryan of Route Two, Laurel Hill; one son, Sam Sun- day; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services were con- ducted at 3:00 p.m. Friday from the Pleasant Grove Assembly A. Mires, age 90, of God Church with W. W. Hold- Three, De- er officiating. Burial was in died in a Flo- the church cemetery with MilS- Tuesday, June tar,/ Graveside honors, with was a native and Evans Funeral Home directing. resident of Walton MIMS are her husband, \, Mires of Route i__ V~/~.~I.I_ ~, ~ Uiak Springs; two - ,/ ~ ~ -- Mires of Route I ~ % ~,/Y., t~I="-' ,w,.~|l Udak Springs, Ed- Pensacola , Flo- ~hter, Mrs. Emma ~V Mere be rs ~arasota, Florida; Idren and seven- 'ndchildren. L~__.~_, .(q~~/r/7~ JAMES YORK presented his own program for the May 25 -'rvices were held Florala-Lockhart dinner meeting. As a member of the Florala from Eight - Memorial Airport authority, he filled club members in on the With Elder Ivy activities of the local airport and presented a film on the in- Burial was A W O R K I N O K N OW L- cemetery with EDGE OF ECONOMICS fluence an airport can hnve on small oommunities. Voted u new members of the club at the May 25 meeting were Home direct- can help you understand FHS Band Director Andy Alsup and Sgt. Hubbart Byrd of the Ala- your own money better, bema National Guard. I BI6 WeEK .wiO i le -16 Advertisement For Bids Proposals addressed to Mr. J. Murray King, Superintendent, will be received by Covington County Board of Education on a general contract for the fol- lowing project: Classroom Addition to Straughn High School, Andalu- sis, Alabama, Covington Coun- ty PSCA (1277)-2. Sealed bids in duplicate shall be received until 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 22, 1976, in the Office of the Superintendent, Covington County, at which time they will be publicly opened and read. All bids must be submitted on bid forms fur- nished by the Architect. Plans and specifications may be examined at the officers of: Mr. J. Murray King, Superin- tendent, Covington County Board of Education, Andalusia, Alabama; State Building Com- mission, State Office Building, Montgomery, Alabama; Cham- bless-Killingsworth & Associa- tes, Architects, 5720 Carmi- chnel Road, Montgomery, Ala- bama; F. W. Dodge PlanRoom, Montgomery, Alabama. Only bids of qualified gen- eral contractors as licensed by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors will be considered, as required by Ti- tle 46, Chapter 4, of the Ala- bama Code. Plans and specifications may be obtained by qualified Gen- eral Contractors from the Ar- chitect upon deposit of $75.00 per set. Deposits will be re- funded upon return of all do- cuments in good condition with- in ten (10) days after the date of opening of bids. Deposits to be made payable to Clmm- bless-Killingsworth and Asso- ciates. General Contractors may ob- tain a maximum of one (1)set of plans and specifications for refundable deposit. Any ad- ditional sets may be acquired at cost of printing. Complete Sets: Drawings-- $15.00 per set; Specifications -- $8.00 per set. Partial Sets: Drawings-- #.o5 per sheet; Specifications $.50 per section. Checks covering cost of printing to be made payable to Cbambless-Kill/ngsworth and Associates. THIS IS NOT RE- FUNDABLE. General Contractors" will be required to pay a Proposal Fee in the amount of $5.00. This check is to be made payable to Covington County Board of Education. THIS FEE IS NOT REFUNDABLE. PAGE 9 WANT AD FOR SALE: 12 X 60 mobile home. 2 years old. Equity and take up payments of $99.72 a month. Contact Joe or Judy Herrington. Phone 8-5741. 6-10-tic Attention of bidders is called particularly to the require- ments as to conditions of em- ployment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract. Each- General Contractor submitting a proposal must in- elude with his proposal a com- plete list of subcontractors for all major subcontracts. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive informalities. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for re- ceipt of bids for a period of thirty (30) days. Covington County Board of Education, Mr. J. Murray King, Superintendent; Cbambless - Killingsworth and Associates Architects, 5720 Carmichael Road, Montgomery, Alabama 36106 (205) 279-9880. 5-27-3tc CARD OF THANKS I would like to take this op- portunity to express my ap- preciation to everyone fortheir prayers, cards and visits during my serious illness. May God bless each and everyone. Mrs. Macy Turner 6-10-lap CARD OF THANKS We would like to thank the many friends for theirprayers, kindness, flowers and food and everything at the passing of our loved one. May God bless each of you. The Neal Whitiey Sr., Family 6-10- ltc LEGAL NOTICE General Motors Acceptance Corporation will sell at Public Sale for cash on June 21, 1976 at 11 a.m. at McDaniel Motor Company, Florata the following: One 1971 Cbev Caprice 16639S124090 GMAC reserves the right to bid at such sale. The colla- teral involved is presently sto- red and may be seen at Mc- . Daniel Motor Company. General Motors Acceptance Corporation 1341-73617 6-10- Itc LEGAL NOTICE There will be a public meet- ing on June 14, at 7 p.m. in the old Armory Hall on South Fifth Street in Florul~ to dis- cuss what ~honld be done about selling or remodeling the Flo- rain City Hall. Chairmen of all city boards and other interested persons should attend this meeting. 6-10- ltc LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on TUeSday, August 10, 1976, an election will be held for the purpose of electing a Mayor and five city council places for the City of Florala, Alabama. The City Council places to be filled will be Places 1, Z, 3, 4, and 5. 'This municipal election will be held in accordance With all applicable laws and ordinances, All registered and qualified electors of the State of Alabama who reside within the corporate limits of Florala, Alabama, and have resided therein for thirty days or more immediately pre- ceding the date of such election will be authorized to partieS-' pete in said election and vote. The polls will be open not la~ ter than 8:00 a.m. on said date and remain open without recess or adjournment until 6:00 p.m. and no longer. Voting will be upon voting machines. Qualified voters will vote alphnbetically~ in the old Armory Building on South Fifth Street, Florala, Ala- bama. Signs will be in evidence/ to guide each voter to the pro-~ per voting machine. Persons interested in framing for Mayor or City Council maF. obtain statements of candidacy~. or other needed forms for qua- lifying as a candidate from the; City Clerk, old Armory Bnild-~ ins, South Fifth Street, Florala? Persons interested in register- ins to vote or qualifying to vote absentee may obtain informa- tion relative to the same from the City Clerk, old Armory Building, South Fifth Street, Florala, Alabama. Voting machines will be on display at the old Armory Build- ins, South Fifth Street, Florala, prior to the election together with instructions as to the use of said machines. Persons in- terested in learning to vote on said machines may visit said location prior to election day and view said machines and receive instructions relative to the use of the same. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Joe R. Evans, Mayor, City of Florala ATTEST: cS/Martha J. Byrd, try Clerk 6- I0- ltc, LEGAL NOTICE The State of Alabama, Cov- ington County. In Circuit Court, In Equity, James Gerald Rollins, Com-, plaioant vs. Margerett Ann Rollins, Respondent. In this cause it being made to appear to the Register by affidavit of complainant's at- torney that the Defendant is a non-resident of Alabama, and that her post office address is unknown, and further that inthe belief of said affisnt, the De- feudant is of the age of twenty~ one years; it is therefore or~ dered by the Register that pub- lication be made in the Floral~ News, a newspaper published in" Covington County, Alabama once a week for four consecu- tive weeks, requiring the said Margerett Ann Rollins toplead, answer or demur to the Bill of Complaint in this cause by the IZth day of June, 1976, or in thirty days thereafter a Decree Pro Confesso may be taken against her. Done at office in Andalusia, Ala., this the IZth day of May, 1976. E. E. King, Register. 5-27-4tc FOR SALE: take up payments THE FLORALA THRIFT FOR SALE: One #13684 auto- on 1973 Impala. Power steer- STORE has long been noted to matic washer. Operates per- ins, power brakes, automatic be a favorite place to shop for feet. $159.95. SULLIVAN tloning.transmissi°nCall andLaurelair HillC°ndi-7- gifts for all occasions. Free FURNITURE. 6- I0- Itc Booth's4470 afterDrug Co.5:00" 8-3271Or calland gift wrapping. 6-10-1tc FOR SALE: One #B592 36" ! ask for Carol Brown. 6-10 Itc AT THE FLORALA THRIFT gas range. Extra value at - STORE you can find for father, $149.95. SULLIVAN FURNI- :, Haggur slacks and leisure TURE. ~: FOR SALE: One #B491 3 piece suits - Campus shirts, Hanes 6-10-1tc :~ bedroom suite. Extra value, underwear, Duck Head over- $149.95. SULLIVAN FURNI- alls, matched work pants and THE FLORALA THRIFTi: shirts, ties by Wembley and STORE has Just received aim-:- TURE. 6-10-1tc socks. And many other use- ther shipment ofSamnon/telM-~'- ful items. 6-10-1tc guge for men and ladies. SPU-," FOR SALE: One #B698 doub- cial price for another week.." le dresser. Extra value. $99.95. SULLIVAN FURNI- BOOTH'S DRUG COMPANY: TURE. Home of S. A. Latham's Llni- 6-10-1tc meat. We also have a com- FOR SALE: One #B753 mat- tress and springs for twin bed. $39.00. SULLIVAN FUR- ~NITURE. 6-10-1tc FOR SALE: Citrus, pecan, peach, pear and other fruit trees. Also camellias, asa- leas and Var Ornamentals. Telephone 858-2711 nights. Open six days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Mondays. Dean's Nursery, Salfl~on H/ghway, Florala. 4-15-tic NOTICE: Barley's Refri~eru- lion and Air Conditioning. Do- mestic and commercial and auto air condition. 10~dlscount to all churches. Located 2 miles South of Gaskin nn Highway 83. Telephone 834-1837 any time. All work guaranteed. 5-z0-4tp FOR JAl,g: Umd.4~llM t/r~. mszm; 10000xZ0; 1000z~. Fm' more Im*ormaUm, ¢~Maot WOOD TIRE SERVICE, song you movie will. plete line of brushes and combs. 6-10- ltc HELP WANTED: waitresses and cooks. Apply in person at the Dinner Bell Restaurant. 6-10-Ztp 8.10-ffe 6-10-1tc NEED SOME IDEA OF what to ii give dad on his day? The FIG- rain Thrift has JustTHE RIGHT .~ GIFT. Come browse and look-~ and let the friendly personnel help with your selection. Of course it viii be beautifully gift wrapped free. 6-10- ltc RUMMAGE SALE: Z blocks down from the hospital Satur- day, June l~th. 8 - 5. Toys, books, household items, cloth- ing. 6- 0- ltp WANT TO RELAX? Try cer- amics. No charge to learn. You buy materials (as little as 50¢) and we help you start. Start now for Father's Day gifts. Madsea Crullers - by the tower, Laurel Hill. See ad elsewhere in this paper. 5-27-4tp LOSE WEIGHT with New Shape Tablets and Hydrez Water Pills at MOODY DRUG. 5-27-3tp DO YOU :NEED?? Plumbing or electrical work done? Old or new. No job too large or small Experienced - Youth- ful. All work guaranteed. Call Stun Caraway at 8-1082. 5-6-ffc FOR SALE: special bred hunt- i~ dogs - Doberman Pinscber and black-inn cross for quick Jumps, fast races and less dog hunting time. Eight weeks old. $40. Phone 858-4575. 6-10-lap 1 DO yardwork, tree trim- ming, carpenter and roof- work. Will do painting and have oak wood for sale. PHONE PETE DIRGA at 6-0156. 4-22-tfc CATFISH FINGERLINGS--- Large sins - delivery avail- able. 376-2866 Triple M Catfish Farm. TRIPLE "M" CATFISH FARM, Route 3, Georgians, Alabama 36033. 4-15-tic 1 WILL DO yard work of any kind, painting, roofing and any kind of repair work you need done at a reasonable price. Call 8-5732. 6-3-lip