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5 SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 3JECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. FL ALA NEWS-THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1972 PAGE 7 /!ili ~i~i~ ~i~~ iiiii~i~~ CHAMPS . Fourteen Southeast Alabama counties were ~roNntul tu Ibo &.H alien competition at Auburn University. From left are Jim Edwardsp Company, Birmingham; Pat Ayer, Florala, first place winner; Terry Hayes, Jeff Spivey, Samson, third; and Jim Donald, Auburn University Extension Alabama Power Company sponsors the 4-H electric demonstration pro- with the Extension Service. ers wee istrict 4-H Eliminations County home with top at the Dis- ion esday and Ad- Carol Fend- top awards in foods demon- n,or bread ex- Robert Won first place and Pat in the tughter oI Mr. Adams of the ity, wowed the Fabulous as she explained dry foods in the lonstration, she le importance of health A piece of white weekend luggage was presented to the dairy foods winners by the state sponsor, Winn-Dixie - Kwik-Chek, Inc. Miss Adams is the holder of the Alabama 4-H Gold Key andwill be a junior at Straughn High School. Carol Fendley's bread exhibit showed that "Pans Do Make A Difference." Miss Fendley, whose family will no longer eat "store-bought" bread as a re- sult of this 4-H activity, showed the different results obtained by baking bread in three types of bread pans. Miss Fendley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Fendley, of Route 1, Red Level, will be a sophomore at Red Level High School. The bread awards winners were presented with a blue weekend bag by Mar- tha White Mills of Georgia, the Ill.eel a tremendous responsibility and sacred trust attached to important position. I dedicate myself to the noble task Serving the people of the City of Florala with fairness IQ all. state program sponsor. Robert Welch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Welch of Oakey Ridge Community, Route 8, An- dalusia, won first place in the Forest Adventuring event spon- sored by South CentrM Bell. During the competition Welch, who will be a junior at Straughn High School, demonstrated his skills in tree identification, pa- cing, reading and using a com- pass, and determining the age of a tree. He will be presented with a plaque at the state awards banquet. These three senior 4-H win- ners will return to Auburn August 8 - 9 for the state eli- minations. They will be compe- ting for trips to the National 4-H Congress and national educa- tional scholarships of up to $700 each. l.Qm Sorry that I have not had an opportunity to see each vo- ~r in person prior to the Municipal Election August 8, 1972. I want to assure everyone that I will put forth all my ef- 'orts for the begefit of Florala. I ItAvE WORKED FOR FLORALA'S WELFARE IN THEPAST I i1 showed "How To Use Three and Four-Way Switches" by ex- plaining a wiring diagram and demonstrating how these swit- ches can be step-savers in all homes. He was presented with a $50 savings bond by the pro- gram sponsor, Alabama Power Company. Nine other Covington County youth participated in the District II 4-H project eliminations. They were: Junior Public Speak. ing - Wyatt Feagin, son of Mr. Pat~Ayer, 14, .~on of Mr. aqd Mrs. Smith Ayer of,the.Damas- " "" ~ cu Colllmun~y, ~oute'],'P]o'. F'LORAL,A AND rala, wa~namedftrSt,plal~ewih- LOI:I(HA'RT VOTERS ner in tl~e j~ior electric' de- monstration. Young Ayer TO GO TO POLLS Florala and Loekhart voters will to to the polls next Tues- day August 8th, and elect a Mayor and five Councilmen. Voters in both City's will have a choice in their seleqtion in that the ballot will have two Mayor candidates in Florala, and five Mayor candidates in Lockhart, and two or more candidates for the council posts. On the Florala ballot, Joe Evans and Rupert Greene. Jr. and Mrs. Radar Feagin of Rt. will be trying for the Mayors 4~ Andalusia; and Cynthia Man- post, and in the council race, ell, daughter of Mr. Bill Man. the ballot will be as following: cll of Rt. 5, Andalusia~ Sr. Pqb~ic Speakidg- J.ohnny Pale'y, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daltoh Raley of Rt. 5, Andalusia; and Sandra An- derson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hule O. Anderson of Rt. 3, app. Senior Electric Demon- stration - Ronnie Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. James D. Taylor of Rt. 6, Andalusia; and Trac- tor Driving - David Dean, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Dean of Rt. 3, app. Junior Dairy Foods Demon- stration - Beth Tillman, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Tillman of Heath; Junior Baked Foods Exhibit - Nancy Tisdale, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John W. Tisdale of Andalusia; and Dress Revue - Dana Hartin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hartin of Rt. 1, Red Level. for Place l: Charles Sweatt, Max Willis and Wilson Jones; Place 2: Comer C. Zorn, Neal Oates, and Victor Anderson; Place 3: Harold Young and I.V. Moore; Place 4: Mrs. Chick Hutcheson, Johnnie Earl Aplin and Jack Inabtnett; Place 5: Sybil Mickler, and E. D. Mc- Lead. Moore and McLeod are incumbents and Inabinette and O0wley's the post for a number of years declined to seek re-election. ][HOROSCOP In the council race: Place 1: , . HQb~on Vann, John H. Bass, Week beginning ,July 31 Alfred D. "Buddy" Halley, Jr. LEO -- An individual in and Chester C. Hattaway; Place every sense of the word, 2: Edwai'd W. War~ N. M. Kennedy and Alton McKinney; with your life ruled bY a Place 3: Eugene Roland Barge purpose. An energetic, en= and Thomas H. Maddox; Place thusiastic le ade r. Your 4: Glenn W. Manning and Les- colors are orange and yel- ter Weeks; Place 5: Ed Car- low. penter and Cornelius "Preach- LEO--July 23 to Aug. 22 er" Reynolds. The incumbents are Kennedy, Ward and --Changes are definitely fa- Manning. vored. A wish you have been pursuing may be granted.LAKE JACKSON Dreams do come true, and if CONTINUED FROM FRONT yours does you will have cause for rejoicing. The week should end on a happy note. VIRGO--Aug. 23 to Sept. 22-Your intuition is work- ing well. You are definitely on the right track. You see clearly what must be done. LIBRA--Sept. 23 to Oct. 22--Summer is fleeting like an ephemeral flower. Sum- mer sales are on. Take ad- vantage of them and shop for your needs. ~ORPIO-- Oct ::* 23 to:Way. 22-- Control the urge to chat- ter like a magpie. You now have a tendency to say things you don't mean. Rid yourself of the feeling that no one loves you. You are well-loved. SAGITTARIUS-- Nov. 23 to Dec. 21--Participate in activities in the church of your choice. Get outdoors and look at God's world. Enjoy good music and good art. You can experience an understanding you have never before been able to capture. CAPRICORN--Dec. 22 to Jan. 19--Re-evaluate close associates. Most of them like and admire you. You may have made a wrong de- cision, but it is not too late to correct it. AQUARIUS-- Jan. 20 to Feb. 18-Try to be more un- derstandingof~ those younger than y0u~ Make allowances. You may be. prone to lo0k at thebad,rather than ;the good quMifies oi::~hose 8~ 'anothe.r I IbLEDGE TO WORK FOR FLORALA IN THE FUTURE. gertemtion ft0myours. ' ' ' . 'P.IS.CES=-' F.'eb, 19"t'o ~/rEh ~Yone who needs a ride to the polls Tuesday, August 8th, .Q invited to call telephone 8-9235. Someone will pick up ~Qch Voter needing a ride, take them to the polls and return ',e~ to their home. your support of the past and solicit your vote now. presentative Harold Wise and Representative. Frank Jackson. Quoting that letter: :~?,I.n rebuttal to the negative mfnority dissenters of the state's control of Lake Jackson Park, we, the undersigned, the positive majority in the Florala area, desire to go on record as supporters of the state's con- trol, its rules and regulations and the manner in which they are being enforced by the Park Ranger, Mr. G. R. McLain. Prior to the state's control and supervision, the park facil- ities had been confiscated by the careless, unappreciative rab- ble, turning the park into a lo- cal eye sore, a community nui- sance and the "Off Limits" area for the decent, law-abiding citizens. e ' Pel. Adv'. ly Ceaer C. Zern, Fl~ade, 41ebm) Also, for the record, we hear- tily commend to you, your state representative, Park Ranger, Mr. G. R. McLain, and express our deep appreciation for his di- ligent efforts to enforce the State Park Regulations, for his labors in obliterating the abuses of the afore mentioned self-serv- ing rabble, and for beautifying the area to a standard of civic Zorn are former councilmen, pride. Declining to seek re-election were Mayor Carious Buffalow and Councilmen James Hamil- ton, F.L.'Shug" Cannon and Harlan Noblin. The Lockhart ballot will have five candidates for Mayor: James E. Smith, James W. Laird, W. H. Schofield, Bun- yan D. Smith and Frank Tim- merman. Incumbent Mayor Andy Hutcheson, who has held We are deeply grateful also, to the State of Alabama and its Park Division, for sal- vaging, restoring and developing the Lake Jack,on Park, making of it an enjo.yable recreation fa- NEW FOR '72 [] exQlusive IH H, New big diesels-up to 133 PTO bp (mlr ell max ) New big Hydros New "look-of-power" styling New strerlgth, steering ease, driving comfort Two new cabs New hydraulic outlets New wide choice-gas, diesel, turbo, non-turbo. gear drive or Hydro New IH ISOMOUNT isolalors to reduce vibralion More driving ease, more productivity than eve, brier@ cility for all of the people of this area, We are looking forward to more improvements and will assure you they will be appre- ciated." A group of State of Alabama personnel visited the Lake Jack- son Beach last Thursday after- noon and, according to reports, plan more developments and improvements of the Lake Jack- son Beach, including the contin- uation of the beach swimming area from the club houses to what is known as Manning's Landing. Plans include newer picnic ta- bles, a general modernization of the lake area and the beauti- fying of the park. These im- provements will not be ready for this summer's enjoyment the fulfillrrtent of a Ion dream for you. ARIES-March 21 to April 20-Walk a, way if ~/n argu- ment* occurs. Get 0~'er the idea that your views, ideas and beliefs are always the right ones. Be certain that you don't think of yourself as self-righteous and others as usually wrong. You are a good p e r s o n at heart. TAURUS-- April 21 to May 20-- Encourage s o m e o n e close to you who suffers from timidity. You can bring a timid friend out of his shell. Don't turn away from sortie- one reaching out a hand for your friendship. GEMINI-May 21 to June 20--You haven't been so- cializing quite enough! Sticking to yourself is all right some of the time but invite friends over for good food and conversation this week. CANCER-- June 21 to July 22--A person wrapped in himself is a small package. Make new friends. LiSten to the views of others. Don't tl~ to get the last word. Too often, when you get to the ~ point where you can have the hint word. you have fop |~tela why you wanted it. good job he is doing and we pledge our support and express our gratitude." Another letter sent to these departments of the State ex- pressed the feelings of many ci- tizens who signed this let- ter which went to Governor George C. Wallace, Mr. Claude Kelley, Col. Nason, Mr. New- berry, Hen. William L. Dickin- son, Senator Crum Foshee, Re- WE MUST but citizens.are expecting to see all this accomplished b$,fore next summer's activities begih. Plans include tile furnishing of the club recreation rooms and the concession stand. Lake Jadk~0n is one of the most beautiful-'s~)ots in the State of Alabama and could become one of the State's most attrac- live and enjoyable recreational spots. For the first time citi- zens are joining behind the pro- ject with the desire to see Flo- rala's. Lake Jackson Park the best in Alabama. Citizens have pledged to see that it is done. Copies of all letters are being sent to the Governor, State Parks Directors, Congress- men, State Senators and Repre- sentatives. FI0ral=, AIn. [] TWO GREAT NEW ITILIW TRACTORS 40 pie HP and 52 pie HP models (gas Precision draft control 3-petal hdch and diesel) with mhmte tare response Lightning flash shift (8F-4R speeds) Hydrostahc power steering, adjust synchromesh transmission able seat, Oyng-Life' clutch, hydrau a Planetary final drive Iic wet disc brakes Big, rear fuel tank-new "walk- Ophons include twm-shatt 540,1000 through" styling RPM IPTO and ddferenttat ~ock Big capacity live independent hydraulics BLUE MOTOR& EQUIPMENT DeFUNIAK SPRINC~I FLORIDA" NELSON AVENUE S9g-3423 AND IITH ~rREET constantly seek new industry and employment for our people and continuously appreciate that which we have. WE MUST attempt to get additional State and County aid on our paving. WE MUST pay our City employees a decent living wage for reasonable hours. WE MUST make our license and privilege tax structure uniform and fair to all. It then must be enforced. WE MUST WE MUST WE MUST WE MUST WE MUST WE MUST cooperate with all civic groups and individuals whose goal is improving FLORALA. promote good rural urban relations. provide an equitable distribution of the City business. Pur- chases must be made by competitive bids. develop parks, playgrounds and supervised recreation for young and old. provide C~ty benefits without favor to individuals or sections. not permit any one person or group to exploit the resources of the City of Florala for personal gain or profit. (INI, I~1. Adv. my Jlkahl Eml &pUn Fle~iln, Alabimia)