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!©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED, NEWS- THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 1974 PAGE 9 / ,~i~ ~,~!~ By Merle ~ left, Mr• and Mrs. Kelley Thomas, Kathy White, Mr• and Mrs. George Lancaster. EVERYONE WAS A BIT SHOCKED to find a Methodist greeting the Baptist guests as they entered the dining area for the "big" homecoming din- ner Sunday. I attended church services at First Methbdist and was first to arrive for the "dinner on the ground" - except they had din- ner in their newly redecorated Fellowship Hall -- in air con- ditioned comfort. That was even better than the old time "dinner on the grounds". I declined from being first in line for dinner, hoping to get pictures of the preachers and some of the homecoming guests before I ate. Well, before those preachers ever came through that never ending line, I began to think they had been refused admittance. But they had re- mained at thq front door, speak- ing to all the visitors, thinking some of them might not stay for dinner. They should have made their way to the dining area first, for I think they ALL stayed for lunch. It was really heart warming to see so many old friends enjoying fun and fel- lowship." I know a little bit about the success on the Rev- erend H. B. Shepherd's minis- tery in Florala and the great crowd Sunday was evidence that many others have not forgotten. It was so good to see Andy and Kathy White, son and daugh- ter of the much loved, the Rev- erend Fred and Mayo White, who served the First Baptist /, for 10 years, preceeding Free- ! / :::- man Williamson. You just can't imagine the sheer torture it was for a "weight watcher" to pass through that long line of food and try to pick out non-fatten- ing foods. Since I could live off salads - I chose to eat salads and casseroles. I just passed in revue of the dessert tables and probably gained a couple of lbounds just looking. That was enough to drive a weight watcher insane. None that I have told believes that I passed up those desserts. I knew if I ever started I would have to have a taste of prac- tically everything on the table. And even my stomach won't hold that much. The First Baptists• are well underway ~/ith their renovation and improvement program. They have already carpeted the sanctuary and upstairs sunday school rooms and office, instal- led new cushioned pews, and painted the main building both inside and out. The new chairs for the choir have not arrived, nor has the velour draperies and decorative rods. When the main building improvements are completed, work will begin .... Mrs. Eunice Hayes Henig, Mrs. Theron Presley, Mr~ Forest Ann Smith Mat- and William Mitchell, son of Forest Ann, who tried to escape the camera. i~ ~ ~i i~ / ~i! i!/~¸ • i~ i,~ '~ ¸ ~Mi~li~~ ~ ~, Woodham on the educational building and landscaping, as well. $36,000 dollars have been spent on improvements, with only $10,000 of that borrowed. They are using thepay-as-you- i go policy. When the renovation is completed, over $40,000 dol- lars will have been spent. We are proud of the Baptists. It is really good to see our churches grow and prosper. . . . Elnara Caraway Bishop and daughter, Shana, make a pretty two-some at the Baptist Homecoming in their attractive, red polka dot mother-daughter dresses• Bill Rodwell and Beth Harrison chat with Dr• C.N. Matthews. / ' ~Irs. Irene Moore, Mrs. Juanlta Radford and Mrs. H. D. Garner prepare dinner table. • . . Cordel Harrison, former choi,r director of Pensacola, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Ricketts of Jack- son, Alabama, and Deacon Max .Willis. LEGAL NOTICE General Motors Acceptance Corporation will sell at Public Sale for cash on August II, 1974 at Radcliff Chevrolet, An- dalusia, Ala., the following: 74 Chev Nova GMAC reserves the right to bid af such sale. The colla- teral involved is presently stored and may be seen at Rad- cliff Chevrolet, Andalusia, Ala. General Motors Acceptance Corporation 1312-69235 PERSONALS [ Jeanne Frances Parker and Joy Woodham with their grand- mother, Mrs. Julia Justice, visited their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Justice and the "Justice Brigade" in Long Beach, California. During an extended visit of 3 weeks, they also made a trip into Mexico. The ring, symbolizing union and eternity, is placed on the only. finger which, ac- cording to an ancient fallacy, has a vein nlnning directly to the heart. • . Mrs. Alma Johnson, longtime faithful.Baptist, now residing in a Fort Walton Beach nursing home, enjoys good old southern fried chicken. Standing in rear are Miss Peggy Lindsey, and grandmother, Mrs• Ross Palmer, and aunt, Mrs. Mildred Palmer Bolton. Visitors Enjoy Baptist visitors Sunday for the First Mr. and Mrs. James O'Neal Baptist Homecoming were: of Andalusia, Alabama; Mr. G. Mrs. Annette (Brooks) Ad- F. Palmer of Florala, Alabama; kins, Shelia and Sherri of Dale- Mr. and Mrs. Theron Pres- ville, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs.Icy of Dothan, Alabama; Mr. Bill BoRon of Ft. Walton Beach, and Mrs. Jimmie Ricketts of Florida; Mrs. Marcus Cassady Jackson, Alabama; Mrs. of Florala, Alabama; Mrs. lras Frances Savage Robertson of Edwards of Montgomery, Ala- Dothan, Alabama; Mr.andMrs, bama; Mr. and Mrs. George F.F. Royals of Pensacola, Fie- Everett of Birmingham, Ala- rida; Rev. and Mrs. H. B. Shep- ' bama; Mr. and Mrs. J. C. herd of Fairhope, Alabama; Mr. George of Tuscaloosa, Ala- and Mrs. Joe M. Smitherman baron; Mrs. H. L. Greer of of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Fran- Elba, Alabama; Sara Jo Greer . ces Stafford of Crestview, Flo- or Elba, Alabama; Mr. andMrs, rida; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Thorn C. W. Greer and sons of Nice- of Florala, Alabama; Linda ville, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Thrasher of Birmingham, Ala- Thomas Hart of Fairhope, Ala- :bama; Jan Elizabeth Toler of baron; Garola Hayes of Mont- Arkadelphia, Arkansas; Mr. and gomery, Alabama; Mrs. Eunice Mrs. Billy Truman of Florala, Hayes Heinz of Montgomery, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Alabama; Doug Howell of Fie- Twitchell, Pam and Judi Riley rain, Alabama; Mrs. Alma of Andalusia, Alabama; Miss Johnson of Fort Walton Beach, Vera Whiddon of Florala, Ala- Florida; Miss Marie Jones of bama; Miss Kathy White of Birmingham, Alabama; Edith Birmingham, Alabama; Mr. Keane of Montgomery, Ala- Andy White of Birmingham, bama; Mr. and Mrs. Oliver D. Alabama; Sam H. Williams of Kingsley, Jr., of Dothan, Ala- Monroeville, Alabama; -~Mr~s, baron; Mr. and Mrs• J. M. Pearl Worley of Florala, Ala-. Lewis of Brookhaven, Missis- sippi; Mrs• Carrie Lord of Jay, Florida; Olin Ludlum of Lau- rel Hill, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Tom McCall and Jama of De- . Funiak Springs, Florida; Thelma Moates of Andalusia, Alabama; Mrs. Glenda Parker Monks, Linda and Ruby Silo- bama; Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Caraway of Florala, Alabama; Elnora Caraway BisholJ and Shana, Hollie Lofton, Mrs. Edith Smith Kean of Montgomery, Alabama; Mrs. Hubert S. Wise of Detroit; Mrs. Oline Smith Edwards of Mont- gomery. THE LOCATED WEST 5TH AVE FLORALA, ALABAMA PHONE 8.0662 99 • D Boogie TO SOMETHIN NEW [I I IIJ Truck On Down AND SEE.WHAT WE HAVE | GARBAGE COLLECTION PROPOSAL red Yeaman stands as proud as a peacock ~˘lth her daughters and family - from b. Kingsley, Jr., (Sally), holding daughter, Betsy, Mrs. John McCall (Susan), as and John McCall, holding Sally's daughter, Amy. Susan's daughter, Jama, stand in rear. Mr. Yeaman and Mr. Kingsley were busy milling around in ure was taken. ion areer Like to own a Dress Shop? inventory - Name br and - Beautiful l ixtures - Complete Training Program VERy HIGH EARNINGS ,500 DOLLAR INVESTMENT COllect Mr. Todd 904-396-1707 The Walton County School Board will accept sealed bids on the collection of garbage from the following school lunch- rooms in Walton County for the 1974-75 school year: 1. Bay Elementary School 2. Darliugton Elementary School 3. Freeport High School 4,~ Paxton High School Bt~ls may be entered for one schdpl o.r..all schools.~and will PERSONALS tacl de the furnishing of garb- a~e cans, cleaning the garbage ..iwtt in the school and collect- Joe Hooten had as his guests ~kUlil and moving of all garbage during the weekend, Mike Smith Idn411y', including milk cartons. of Kingston, Tennessee, Andy Alsop of Marianna,. Florida and a guy named Guy of Tampa, Florida, Sherri and Twila Mc- Farland of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, Pam Webb of Valdos- ta, Oeorgia, and Lana Har- rell of Florala , joined them Saturday afternoon to com- plete a day of boating and ski- ing on our Beautiful Lake Jack- son. Bids must be sealed and mail- ed or delivered to the Office of the Superintendent, Courthouse, DeFuniak Springs, Florida by Tuesday, August 13, 1974, 3:00 p.m. (C.D.S.T.). JOHN E. BALDWIN Superintendent School District of Walton County DeFuniak Springs, Florida 8-I-2tc r.. ~.- -v FLEA MARKET - at Paxton ~ity Hall Saturday afternoon, Want Ads ~.~ust 3, from 9 a.m. to7 p.m. - Antiques - cakes - handi- crafts - clothes- flowers. Pet show at 4:30 for children. Spon- Pack Power so~d ~, Paxton 4-H Club. 8-1-1tpd SPECIAL (4 DAY) BANNER PRICES: (7) Lamps - 1!5.95; (4) 8- Track Players - $39.95; (9) Sew Cabinets - ~d19.95; .(6) New Singer Sews - $59.95; (5) Name Brand Vats - $59.95; (3) Stereo Components - $99.95; (2) Stereo Consoles - $109.95; (8) New B.R. Suites - $119.95; (6) New L.R. Suites't~ $99.95; (7) Mattress & Box Springs - !k~9.95; (2) Bassett Recliners - $79.95. Cash or EZ terms at: UNITED FREIGHT SALES, 1511 S. Ontes St., Dothan, Ala- bama. Open daily 9 ttl 6. 5-J6-ffc FRESH HOMEGROWN VE- GETABLES DAILY - peas, but- terheans, okra, corn, tomatoes, potatoes, cucumbers, canta- lopes, watermelons, peaches, many others. Florala Curb Market• Olene Shealy, owner and operator. 7-25-tfc DBJLPERllS AND BED SPROUt, direct home factory. We make ~ef'~easure for those odd size ~indows. DRAPERY OUTLETS EVERGREEN AND ENTERPRISE. S-l -ac FOR SALE: Freezer peas and some butterbeans. Contact H. C. RusseU or phone 4-5PA9. 7-18-2tlxl __J VOTE FOR AND ELECT- - Tommy Bishop for Paxton City Councilman. Your vote and sup- port will be greatly appreciated. 8-1-1tc FOR SALE - 1974 Monte Carlo. Call day or night, 8-6124 or night 8-7433. 8-1-1tc FOR SALE - 12 ft. aluminum boat. Contact J. B. Harrel- son, Box 145, Lockhart, Ala- bama or phone 8-3443 for more information. 8-1-1tN FOR SALE - XL 175 Honda. Contact G. E. parker or phone 8-9366. 8- 1 - 3tpd CASHIER CLERK NEEDED: Apply at Casey's Quik Plk. 7-4-tfc Owner will trade large home on multiple dwelling property in Fort Walton Beach for a farm in South Alabama or Northwest Florida. This home is modern split level design, open beam ceiling. 9 large rooms. Over 3,000 ft. completely carpeted with 3 rooms designed with private entrances for rental units. Lot 100 x 140 ft. Of- fers amply room for at least 6 more apartment units in rear. Located within a block of 3 schools elementary, junior high, and high. 3 blocks from the ~y~ter. Near shopping cen- ters and churches. This would be ideal income property. Write ~s your offer to trade to H. Hedge, 14 Cape Drive, Fort Walton Beach, 32548 or call 234-6428. 8-1 - 2tc