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July 1, 1976

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--- SMALLTOWNPAPERS INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED ALL RIGHTS RESERVEJ[~. DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, JULY I, 1976 KING AND qUEEN'S FLOAT Queen Melanie McDaniel, King Marry Byrd and the Queen's Court - Sunya Moseley, Rhea Yarbrough, Amy McDaniel and Ja- mie McPluflL Parade O.E.S. Sweetheart f~1~~ BELL GARDEN CLUB - Theme, "One Nation Under God". Riding on the float were Sonya Simmons, Pan Cook, Sharon Nobles, Lori Cassidy, Scott Clary, Keith York FLORALA JUNIOR CIVIC CLUB FLOAT, theme, "We've Come A Long Way". The float de- picts the working years of 1976 through the beauty years of 1876 and the leisure years of 1976. Adding to the beauty of the float were past presidents, Mrs. Joseph Cox, Mrs. John H. Vaughan, Miss Michele Holder, Mrs. Tom Pittman and Mrs. John R. Merrifield. DAFFODIL GARDEN CLUB The theme for the float was, "America the Beautiful". Grac- ing the flo~t were newly elected Little Miss and Junlor Miss 24th of June, Beth Merrifi~ld and Gay Chambers. Second runner-up; in the Junior Miss, Nina Loftin and Little Misses Amy Stafford and Sonya Pickron. FLOAT - LooldM absolutely lovely were, from left, June Lee, Miss J0ne Z4th, 1975 Junior Miss Beverly Adams, Junior Miss Florala and Miss Florala, Angela Bradley. ( / YIgLLOW ~ CLUB FLOAT - Tl~me: "Black America's Revolutiunary Bicun- termini". It depicted the contributions of black Americans from the days of early ex- plorers to the present. Posing as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Edward Jackson; Shir- ley Chisholm, Cathy Parker; George Washington Carver, Harold Parker; Mary McLeod Bethune, Serreus Orndorff; Booker T. Washington, Wilson Yelverton, Jr., not shown, Phyl- Its Wheatley, Marilyn Bradbei'ry' and Harriet Tubman, Maria Milton. | BEAUTIES WERE NO SCARCITY in the .,,~th Masonic Day Celebration Parade. Pictured here is the National Miss Southern Belle - Debbie Klingenbeck of 300 Holly Hill Road, Enterprise, Ala-. bama. COMPANY ~Y SEIiVIC,C -- 81l~Imy the COVINGTON with which the A INDUSTRIES FLOAT proadlydisplayed products made here in Florela and machines employees work. AMERICAM LEGION FLOAT. It m doem in the b4ceutmmisd theme, using red, wbitb and blue, very effectively using ~he Liberty Bell, American Shield and Uncle Sam s hat. Riding on this float was Girl's State representative Beverly Caraway and little Miss Prtssie Harrison.