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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. SINCE 1909 PAGE 4 CATTLEMENS THE ANNUAL COVINGTON COUNTY CATTLEMEN FAMILY NIGHT was held on Saturday night July 30th. Old and young alike enjoyed the steak supper with all the trimmings. The big event of the night was the giving of the door prizes. The men who were responsible for the cooking were - Herburt Hart, itlram Parts, Ira Ham- melt, Morgan Rodgers, Lester Smith, Nick Johnson, Johnny Castleberry, James Laird and Don Ingrain. I I ii I Woodstock Baptist Choir Enjoys Outing The Woodstock Baptist Choir from Jacksonville, Florida, were guests at a picnic and swimming party held on Beau- tiful Lake Jackson, recently. The women from the First Baptist Church provided chicken boxes, cake, relishes, and tea to the following: Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Willis, Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt White, Mr. and Mrs. Gor- don Bushmau, Gary Edwards, Sheila Crawford, Jimmie Col- Johnson, lins, Richard White, Rogers Ri- hers, Steve Willis, Kanny Crews, Wayne Crews, Diana Crews, Edith Campbell, Donna Moore, Cynthia Richardson, Rickie Willis, Judy White, Bren- da Gibbs, Vicki Richardson, An- nette Wilkins, Peggy Ed- wards, Edna Green, Lynda Johns, Danny Taylor, Jerry Shealy, Derenda Singletary, Art Rud Richardson, and Harold Hester. First Baptist hostesses were Mrs. Josie Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Gamble. and Mrs. Lodie Kimbril. CEMETERY WORKING TO BE HELD AT NORTH CREEK KELL Y PARKER A cemetery working will be PLACES THIRD held at the North Creek Ceme- tery on Saturday, August 19. IN POSTER CONTEST Little Miss Kelly Parker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs• Ro- bert Parker of Florala, was named third place winner in the "Know Your Policeman" poster contest, a state-wide event, sponsored locally by the Ame- rican Legion Auxiliary #304. The contest was held in con- junction with Vacation Bible School and a number of chil- dren sent color posters to State Committee Woman Mrs. Wayne Boswell where they were judged in Birmingham on July 15. The state s e c r e t a r y - treasurer, Mrs. Paul McGinnis informed the local Auxiliary that Kelly's poster was a winner and would be entered in Nation- al competition during the month of August. Kelly was awarded a cash prize of $2.00. She is seven years of age and is a student at Florala City School. WMU RUMM/~GE SALE TO BE HELD SATURDAY The WMU's of the Ftorala First Assembly of God Church will have a rummage sale this Saturday, August 19. Sales be- gin at 9 o'clock and continue until 5 o'clock in the afternoon. The sale will be held next door to the church. Everyone is urged to visit the sale and look through the large selection on display. All interested persons are urged to get there early with necessary tools for working. ••• KELLY PARKER 8, POSTER A new class of citizens has developed--the televi- sion slave. The explanation tbr big graft is the number of people willingto accept little graft:. $ $ ¢ $ Envy and jealousy eat out one's soul and warp one's personal ity. JIMMY BARLOW TO RETURN TO TEACHING POSITION Jimmy Barlow of Bitburg, Germany left August 10th to return to his teaching position there. This is his third year to teach in Germany. He came home in June and spent about two months with his mother, Mrs. Lucy Barlow and with other members of the family During the time he was with his mother they made a trip to the west, accompained by Mrs. J. W. Prestwood. Included in the places they visited was the Grand Canyon, Carlsbad Ca- reran, Petrified Forest Na- tional Park and other interest- in~ plaeos. For outstanding achievements in serving your insurance needs, we salute... PHONE: 838-2588 FLORALA, ALABAMA Making sure for you and yours • . • SEAMAN STABLER SEAMAN STABLER GRADUATES FROM RECRUIT TRAINING Navy Seaman Recruit Terry J. Stabler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roden J. Stabler of Route l, Baker, Florida, graduated from recruit training at the Naval Training Center in Orlando. - PERSONALS On August 6, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Leonard and triplets, Val- tie, Patricia and Marcia, of Warrington, Florida, were guests of their mother and grandmother on her birthday. Mrs. Argie Glass of Lockhart. The hot sun makes men mad in the daytime and the romantic moon makes them foolish at night. NEW FOR '72 m II I i bY i,- tc.-.- .tienal LAYMEN PREACHING REVIVALTO BE HELD AT NEW HARMONY The Laymen preaching re- vival at New Harmony Baptist Church will be held August 21 through August 26, beginning each night at 7:30 p.m. Rev- erend Billy Cashwell is the pastor. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednerday nights, the Laymen of the New Harmony Baptist Church will be speaking and on Thursday, Friday, Satur,~ay, and Sunday, Raymond Williams of the Caney Creek Baptist Church will be speaking. There will be special singing each night. The Revival will be climaxed by Old Fashioned Sunday. Everyone come in thdir old fashioned clothes. There will be dinner on the Ground and the singing evangels will be pro- viding the gospel singing in the afternoon• Come and enjoy God's blessings. THE LAMAR JACKSON'S VIEW LARGEST SPACE EXHIBIT IN HUNTSVILLE The Lamar Jackson's from Florala, Alabama, visited the world's largest space exhibit during a recent trip to Hunts- ville, Alabama. The Alabama Space and Roc- ket Center is designed to let the visitor be the astronaut. The Center contains many edu- cational exhibits that permits involvement in rocketry and space travel. The Jackson's viewed space- ships used by astronauts, saw a full-size moon rocket close- up, and walked on a simulated moon crater. They snacked on space food, fired a rocket en- gine, operated a lunar landing computer, and viewed a futu- ristic space station mock-up. The Alabama Space and Roc- ket Center features the world's largest collection of rockets, missiles and space vehicles. The Center is located five miles west of Huntsville, Alabama, on Highway 20, and is open to the public every day. THIS 'N THAT By: Vera Whiddon Zest for living makes for longer living even if it is just enjoyment of eating, which should be one of our major de- lights. Think of the people who can see mountains and sunsets, and don't which is amazing; when you have learned to re- gard a glass of water as a blessing and a mere leat as a miracle, and love as both, you'll be some distance up the road to genuine living and enthusiasm in life makes for happiness along the way. t TOMMY G. SKANES ASSIGNED TO HOSPITAL UNIT Army Specialist Five Tommy G. Skanes; 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Skanes, Route 1, Florala, Ala., recently was as- signed to the Madigan General Hospital in Tacoma, Washing- ton. Spec. Skanes is serving as a Medical Specialist with the hospital's Company A. He en- tered the Army in February 1970, completed basic training at Ft. Dix, New Jersey, and was last stationed at Fitzsi- mons General Hospital. The Specialist is a 1968 grad- uate of Woodson High School, Andalusia, Alabama, and at tended Alabama A&M Univer- sity, Huntsville. His wife, Sandra, lives in Au- rora, Colorado. ARMY PRIVATE EDDIE S. SMITH JR., ASSIGNED TO FORT ORD, CALIFORNIA Army Private Eddie S. Smith, Jr., whose parents hve at ll03 North Ninth Street, Florala, Alabama, is assigned to Fort Ord, California, where he is training under the Modern Vol- unteer Army Program. The Program combines basic and advanced individual training ,hiT) into an average 16-week program, depending on the AIT the soldier receives after com- pleting basicl Decentralized instruction at the unit level and a reduction of formations and inspections give the soldier more time to train and in- creased off-duty time. Fewer restrictions of off-duty travel and improved living facilities are other benefits of the program. Private Smith began his exclusive IH Hvdro Battalion of the 1st Brigade on L,~wl ~-~~""4_/;~-31 July 24 and is scheduled t° c°m- plete the first phase on Septem- ber 15. " ~ 1972 graduate of Andalusia, Ala- bama High School, ~,~,~~~E~f,~Jl i~:~,q~)! ~ GREAT NEW ItheHaVegoodY°UthingseVer notiit, Cedlife thatare '~¢UTILITY TRACTORS J mostthings?Often i nexpen save • 40 pro HP and 52 pIo HP models (gas • Precision draft control 3-point h~tch :~ :~ :(( :Jc • New big diesels-up to 133 PTO hp (raft ell max ) • New big Hydros • NeW "took-Of-power" styling • New ~ttength, steering ease, driving comlort Two new clbs New hydrauhc outlets • New wKle choice-gas, diesel, tutbo, non-turbO, gel, d~we o¢ Hydro • NeW tH ISOMOUNT isolators |0 reduce VliOfaliOn • More dtiwng ei~, mote I~OdUCtlvdy than ever b4i~re !(£ IJO~l AVENI/g urH ~.r~tr' and diesel) with infinite rate response • Lightning flash shdt (SF-4R speeds) • Hydrostatic power steering, adjust- syr~chromash .ransmms~on able seat. Oyna-Lde' ClUtCh, hydrau- • Planeta,y final (~flve hc wet disc brakes • Big. rear fuel tank-new walk- • Ophons include twin-shaft 540/1000 lh,ough " styling RPM IPTO and differenhal lock • Big capacHy bye ~ndependent hydraulics EQUIPMENT iJeFUNIAK SPRINGSt FLORIDA Never worry about the course of events; just be sure you are fight and hold to your faith. When you get right down to it, most people have their own little racket, well cam- buff aged. PRIVATE MANUEL SUE GUNDRUM COMPLETES BASIC TRAINING Private Manuel Sue Gundrum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ro- manuel Gundrum, 109 Railroad Avenue, Florala, Alabama re- cently completed eight weeks of basic training at the women's Army Corps Center, Fort Mc- Clellan. Alabama. She received instruction in army history and traditions, administrative procedures, military justice, first aid and field training. Private Gundrum received her training with Company E of the Wac Training Battalion. Proving It "Does your husband live up to the promises he made during his courtship days?" "Always. In those days he said he wasn't good enough for me and he's been proving it ever since." I B.J. Cr0wley's HOROSCOPE Week of August 13 LEO--An individual in every sense of the word, with your life ruled by a purpose. An energetic, en- thusiastic le ade r. Your colors are orange and yel- low. Your lucky numbers are I and 5. Your lucky day is Sunday. LEO-July 23 to Aug. 22 --A good week if you start slowly. Plan with care to improve upon your methods of organizing. Best to rely upon proven conventional plan- ning. VIRGO-Aug. 23 to Sept. 22--A lazy week, when you may let a few things go. Enjoy a little rest, since fall activities will soon be- gin c'ausing your pace to quicken. LIBRA-Sept. 23 to Oct. 22 -- A member of your family may unjustly critisize a close friend of yours. De- fend your friend gently but firmly. SCORPIO- Oct. 23 toNov. 22 -- Encourage young ones around you as the new school year begins to put forth their best efforts• They will lis- ten to you. SAGITTARIUS -- Nov. 23 to Dec. 21--A desirable change is right around the corner. Your routine which. you sometimes consider hum- drum will be broken. More interesting activities may be /i:#~ THE FLORALA NEWS-THURSDAY, AUGUST expected. CAPRICORN--Dec. 22 to Jan. 19--Do what you can to make ~he lives of those around you more pleasant. You can do this by being cheerful. AQUARIUS-- Jan. 20 to Feb. 18- Keep your mind active. If you are in school, put forth additional effort. If you are out of school con- sider taking a course in something that interests you. PISCES-- Feb. 19 to March is right for traveling. Go and enjoy yourself. TAURUS- April 21 to May 20-- Watch a recent tendency to overspend. Using over- spending as a method to im- press friends and associates can lead to regrets. Live within your means. GEMINI-May 21 to June 20- A chaotic to be ending now and a full fall C ANC ER - Ju~e 22 - Avoid week as much You need some to think things You'll be glad ht, [.rata SOUTH FIFTH STREET • FLORALA, ALABAMA $6441 20--Others may irritate you no matter how hard you try LUCILE McRAE .......... PUBLISHER "| to avoid them. By improving your attitude and injecting something new in your rou- tine, you will become more tolerant. ARIES-- March 21 to April 20--An invitation to an ex- citing event may come through the mail. The time - S~CI~P'~ON RATES - Cmeln~on Caunt~, Alabama ........... . .' £1sewhen~ Ln A,,~inm .. ...... . ...... • EiTAILi; ...... PU~LI~EO !|IKLY ON THURSDAY • You bet he's ready! With plenty of Purina® Horse Chow® Checkers® in the trailer, both horse and rider are ready for action when they arrive, No need to waste valu- able time hunting for good hay. It's right in the Horse Chow Checkers bag, along with the best grains you can buy. Horses like these nutri- FOR ACTION? tion-packed pellets, and you'll like the extra free- dom you get by feeding them. Stop by our store be- fore you leave town and pick up enough Horse Chow Checkers for your trip. When you're trailer- rag, make sure your horse is as ready for action as you are. Carry Purina Horse Chow Checkers, the feed you count on to do your best. Zl BRI INC. NORTH 61'1~ PHONE Home of the Horse Feedin¢ Authorities *( . . ' r" f" Generation If is the biggest tractor announcement in more than 10 years. Generation II is four totally John Deere Tractors ranging from 80 to 150 hp. Come to our all-day open house and get all the information about a totally new tractor design. One that's world apart from other tractors in performance, comfort, safety, and luxury. The date is August 19. Refreshments will be served and door prizes awarded. That's August 19--the day you can enter Generation II. Don't miss it.