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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 18 THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, JUNE !, r MASONIC GRAND OFFICERS 19"/1-72 - The Grimd Officers pictured are sche- duled to participate in the dedication of the new Masonic Lodge Building in Flo- rala on the morning of the annual June 24th Masonic Celebration. 'I'ne dedica.. flea service will be at I0 o'clock Saturday morning• ,~and officers pictured front row, from left: Paul E. Bradford, Grand Mas- ter; Charles C. Robinson, Deputy Grand Master; Joseph D. Brackin, Senior Vacationers About "~thls time every year vacations start, this means a lot more traffic upon our already over crowded highways. Before you start your next trip keep these five basic safety tips in Floralu, Ala. I I THIS SPACE PROVIDED BY THE FLORALA NEWS Marcus . oble PAUL E. BRADFORD TO PARTICIPATE MASONIC DEDICA TION SERVICES Paul E. Bradford, Grand Master of Grand Lodge of Alabama, is scheduled to parti- cipate in the dedication of the new Masonic Lodge # 685 in Florala Saturday morning, June 24, at 11 o'clock during the annual 102nd Masonic Celebra- tion. Bradford was born in rural Jefferson County near Truss- ville, Alabama, on September 2, 1912• He is the son of the lath Floyd Bradford and Alia Brown Bradford. He attended the public schools of Trussville and graduated from I-lewitt-Truss- ville High School in 1931. Be attended the extension depart- ment at Auburn and holds a certificate in accounting. He later attended courses in real estate at the,University of Ala- Imma. Brother Bradford married Lisale Todd December 30, 1931 and they have two sons, Paul, Jr., and Gerald, and a daughter, Floria, (Mrs. Sherman Fore- hand). They have eleven grand- children. Brother Paul and Mrs. Brad- ford are active members of the Grand Warden; James M. Eidson, Sr., JUnior Gland Warden; Eel}, E. Jackson, First Baptist Church of Truss- Grand Treasurer; Troy L. Nunn, Grand Secretary; Richard H. Clem, Grand Ora- ville. He is a retired Post- for; W. Ray Owens, Grand Marshal. master after 33 years, and is Back row, from left: Joseph A. Jackson, Grand Historian; Carl A. W~itlockr now engaged in real estate Senior Grand Deacon; Roy V. Belcher, Junior Grand Deacon; Gerald D. Brad- brokerage. ford, Senior Grand Steward; James W. Nolen, Junior Grand Steward; John T. Brother Bradford is a Yarbrough, Grand Tiler. 4t,V- " fully rive re mind as you get ready for the road. - Have your car in condition for the trip. Have a skilled mechanic safety check and cor- rect any defects in your vehicle. This saves trouble, lives and time on the road, - Speed. As you begin the plea- sure of driving and settle down to drive, watch your speed. Posted speed is about all the speed you can safely handle upon a given road. Posted speed is for normal driving conditions remember, special conditions warrant slower speeds. Adjust to bad roads, crowded traffic, weather and light and anyother changes in conditions around you as you drive. member of Geor~iana Davis Lodge No. 338, F. and A. M. atTrussville. He was initiated an Entered Apprentice on Sep- tember 9, 1940, passed to the degree of Fellowcraft on Sep- tember 23, 1940, and raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason on October 14, 1940. He immediately became an active worker in Freemasonry, serving his Lodge in several capacities, including Worship- ful Master for two consecutive years, Secretary for two years • and is now serving as Lodge Treasurer. Brother Bradford was exalted to Royal Arch Mason on August II, 1951, in Woodlawn Chapter No. 146, R. A. M.; greeted a Select Master on November 16, 1951, in Woodlawn Council No. 71, R. & S. M., and was con- stituted a Knight Templar on August 18, 1951, in Woodlawn Commandery No. 31, K. T. He is also a 32nd degree Mason of Grand Marshal, |S, ~1 the Ancient and Accepted Scot- Deacon and then tishRite, ValleyofBirmingham; Junior Grand and a member of the Ritua- November 1968. listic Cast of Zamora Shrine * * ** Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S. of Most people Birmingham. spend someone He has been active in Grand Lodge work for the past 24 ey. ,, ** years, serving as Assistant Figures cannotl District Lecturer, District Lecturer. Commit':ee on Work, cially in tions. 102nd Consecutive Annual Masonic CelebratioS past 0rsbipful Masttr - .@ibditp .obge 685 - Traffic signals and road signals are used for traffic control, such as stop and go, railroads and caution and lets L, yOU turn under special condlo "IK tions. Signs warn you of things you must do, such as stop and yield. Signs warn you of things in the road ahead while there is still time to adjust to them, -~ read and heed signs. Signs also give information, routes and dangerous conditions. _be -The road ahead. Have the proper attitude, keep your mind on your driving and expect the unexpected. Keep your distance and be a safe space driver. k.. Blend in with freeway traffic "IK and adjust to travel speed of other traffic. = You the driver. The driver .~ may well be the most imporo r- rant thing about a safe trip. Stay awake, alert and concen- L trate on the job. "~ CI TY ELECTIONS CONTINUED FROM FRONT zens." He continued with, "An ,~g eff@rt will be made to study the lamsing situation as well as ser-i': vices that the city will be able to offer home owners in the way of assistances in their proper- .,IW ty," and said that "only by the "1~ total involvement of all citi- ,~ zens can we obtain any ira- ~: provement." : ~{ Joe Evans has a most win- nlng personality and has many friends who are glad to know that he is willing to take on the responsibility of a "progres- ,~ sive Florala." Tuesday afternoon only one -~ candidate had qualified for the Council. Sybil Mickler quali- fied for Place No. 5 on the City Council. Her formal an- nouncement will appear in this newspaper next week. Mrs. Mickler is a real worker and she would be an inspiration to those she might be working with. Since she is not confined to the operation of a business she wants to give of her time to making Florala one of the most progressive towns in the South. She is loaded with energy and no job is so great but that she will tackle its success. The regular municipal elec- tion for the City of Florala has been set for Tuesday, Au- gust 8. If a run-off elec- tion is needed it will be held on Tuesday, September 12. Qualifying fees were set for $50.00 for the mayor's of- rice and $30.00 for candidates for the Council. Persons seek- ing election to either of the places on the council or for the mayor's office are re- quired to file a statment of their candidacy in the office of the City Clerk not later than S o'clock July 5. Five places are to be filled on the Council, Pl~ce 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, as well as the mayor's office. All registered and qualified electors of the State, who re- side within the corporate li- mits of Florala, Alabama and have resided in the city for three months or more preceding the election, will be authorized to participate in the election. The polls will be open at the old Armory building on South Fifth Street not later than 9 o'clock on the morning of August 8 and remain open, without re- cess or adjournment until 6 p.m. Qualified voters will vote al- phabetically in the old Armory building. Signs will be in evi- dence to guide each voter to the proper box. une MALLS WRONG PACKAGE Neosho Rapids, Kan.- When Dwight Hodson rushed out to go to work his wife I # Invitational Softball Tournament Paxton High School, Beginning At 7 P.M. Nightly Two Or Three Games Per Night. I I une Masonic Meeting-Fidelity Lodge No. 685 In The Lodge Hall. Work In Master Mason Degree. All Mastor Masons Invited. King And Queen Of Celebration Presented To The Lodge. Square Dance Competition-On The Square-Square Dance Teams. 8:00 A.M. 8:15-9:00 A.M. 9:00- IO:OO A.M. 1 O:OO- 11 :OO A.M. ay, une 11 :OO A.M. - Noon Noon- 1 :OO P.M. 1:OO- 1:30 P.M. 1:30-2:OO P.M. 2:00-3:15 P.M. 3:30-4:00 P.M. 4:00-4:30 P.M. 4:30-5:00 P.M. 5:OO P.M. 8:15 P.M. I I Mayor's Address Boy Scout Bike Race Mason's Public Installation Of Officers String Band-Dedication Of Fidelity Lodge No. 68j Building. (Public Invited.) Parade Lunch Egg Relay Race Sack Race Beauty Contest Ice Race Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest Chicken Chase Water Battle. Florala And Lockhart Fire Depaf Fireworks Display Over Lake Jackson rawl~ Noon, 24th Of June, Drawing At Sullivan Furniture CompanY. I I I I gave him two packages-one~ his lunch and one to mail. .~ He dropped his lunch in the W~ mailbox and didn't discover Swimming--Skiing--Boating-- his mistake until he arrived~" .~,.~.~,.III..~L.~i.~.IIL.~.~.~.~.~.~ ~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~,.~.~.~.~,.~ at work. OW Walton County Art Show On June 23 And 24. At The Old Piggly Wiggly Building On South Fifth Street. June 23-10:O0 A.M.&-6:OO P.M. June 24-9:00 A.M.7:O0 P.M. I Ill II I I I Enjoy The Cool Breezes Of Beautiful Lake J -Picnic Facilities Available--