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;MALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. BJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. ESTABLISHED IN 1900 LAKE JACKSON & GATEWAY TO THE GULF COAST LOCATION OF ]02 CONSECUTIVE ANNUAL MASONIC CELEBRATIONS YEAR NUMBER 26 FLORALA, ALABAMA 36442 COVINGTON COUNTY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1972 10 PER SINGLE COPY i unlcl run-off pri- 'uesday, Sep- qualified vo- of Florala an all out effort POlls and cast choicer or two A mayor and' of the council the first pri- election is Wil- Max Willis for No. I; and" and Mrs. Venia, for Council, did get to fe- first primary very little in- shown for but it is the voters to and cast a they think. the place ;body. announce- in this Week during the extra message this issue of Mrs. Hut- suggests that messages them tomake as to the can- choice if a de- not already been does urge to vote There not going to cising a du- fail criticize and per- for the bene- Florala. COUNClLAUtN PLACE NO. ! . . WILLIS COUNCIL/~N PLACE NO. 4 . . JONES . . HUTCHINSON . . . INAIIINETT In la for evening in Florala B. Wallace ego will be held Sep- ala High scheduled ;idents include Com- History 201: )ry". In ad- community Will be taught. ~g and provided I0 or more students taking an evening class are request it. urged to attend the September Individuals interested in II registration. REGISTRATION SCHEDULE FOR FALL QUARTER AT LURLEEN A registration sChelule tor the Fall quarter at Lurleen B. Wallace State Junior Col- lege has been announced by LBW dean of instruction Charles Viverette. All sophomores and transfer students will register on Mon- day, September II, beginning at OUrses may be8:30 a.m. registration.Freshmen and students at- any course tending LBW for the first time catalog are scheduled to being re- B. WALLACE JC gmtering at 8:30 a.m., onTues- day, Septemner i/.. Classes will begin on Wed- nesday, September 13. Freshman Orientation is set for Thursday and Friday, Sep- tember 7 and 8. All first quarter freshmen are required to attend the orientation period. Registration for evening classes to be taught in Florala will be held at 6:00 p.m., on Monday, September II, at the Florala High School. TO BA TTLE OPP FRIDA Y NIGHT IT IS A EGE AND DUTY RUN-OFF MUNICIPAL ELECTION SEPTEMBER 12, 1972 SURE TO VOTE # UIqlCIPAL RUNOFF ELECTION SEPTEMBER 12, 1972 TO BE VOTED FOR CITY COUNCILbiAN NO. I (Vine for one) JONES FOR CiTY COUNCILMAN NO. 4 (Vote for One) p. (CHICK) HUTCHINSON I:. INABINETT The Florala High School Wild- cats will go to Opp this Fr;- day night to tangle with the Opp Bobcats for their second game of the season. The 'Cats were host to the Hartford Bulldogs last Friday ......... night and though they made a showing they lost that opening game 6 to Z0. A large crowd of fans-are expected to travel with the 'Cats o-~.~ to Opp Friday night and show their support for the home team Last year the 'Cats playedtbeir best game of the season when they were host to the Bobcats, holding them to a 0 to 0 tie. Game time is 7:30 Friday night at the Opp football stadium. L_ NEWS VIEWS Richard Nixon, President, speaking to youth at Ma- rine Stadium: "My wish is that years from now when you look back on the day you cast your first vote that you will say it was your best vote." John Connally, former Treas- ury Secretary: "I don't have any aspira- tions to come back into the cabinet. I have ambitions in different directions." Rogers C. B. Morton, Secre- tary of the Interior, nomi- nating Vice President Agnew: "Richard Nixon needs him, the Republicans need him, the country needs him." Careful driving is always important because your life is at stake on the highways. PEE-WEE FOOTBALL The Florala Pee Wee Foot- ball League is organizing for the 1972 season. Forms for registration will be distributed at Florala City School and W. S. Harian in Lockhart. Boys between the ages of 6 through 12 are eligible and are encouraged to sign up when forms are available. Letters will be sent to parents stating general Poe Wee requirements. Merchants and friends are in- es iter SFC Glen C. Barnes of Flo- rala is the ne'w recruiter in South Hill Virginia Army Re- cruiting office. Barnes has just completed the four week re- cruiting duty course at Ben- jamin Harrison in Indiana and will be permanently assigned to the South Hill Virginia Army Recruiting office. Barnes joins SFC Freeman Humphrey in South Hill Army Recruiting Station that covers Mecklenburg, Lurne- burg, Brunswick and Green- .ville Counties in Virginia. Barnes has been in the Uni- ted States Army for the past thirteen years and has served different states and three fo- reign countries since enlisting in 1959. His career field in the Army prior to becoming a recruiter were personnel and administration for nine years and aviation duty on helicopters for about four years. Barnes vited to make donations or buy advertisement in the Poe Wee Football Program. Contact Mrs. Verson Cassady, Secretary- Treasurer. All are asked to back the Pee Poe's and make this a reward- ing season for the youngsters. MacARTHUR TECH TO OFFER '.. qHT CLASSES For the first time in the his- tory of MacArthur Tech, an effort is being made to offer night classes in all de- partments . Air Conditioning y and Refrigeration, Auto Body Repair and Refinishing, Auto- 1olive Mechanics, Barbering ~ttiHairstyling, Business Edu- on, Cosmetology, Data Pro- tossing, Diesel and Heavy Equipment, Drafting & Design Technology, Industrial Elec- tricity, Practical Nursing, Radio and T. V., Textile Tech- nology, Trowel Trades, Uphol- stery, Welding, and Speed Read- trig and Communications. Classes will meet two nights per week, Tuesday and Thurs- day, for two or three hours, depending on the course. Tuition for a three hour course will be $15.00 per month, a two hour course, $10.00 per month. The Organizational Meeting for these classes is scheduled for Tuesday evening, September 12, at 7:00, in the school cafe- torium. All interested persons are urged to attend this meeting. At this same meeting, Lur- leon B. Wallace State Junior College will organize evening classes to be held on the Mac- Arthur Tech Campus. Pro- posed course offerings are: English 102, Macroeconomics was an instructor for two years ~.01, Management Supervision while on aviation duty. Training 103, and China The new recruiter has had Painting. Additional courses foreign duty in Korea, Germany may bz added if there is enough and Vietnam. He is the son" demand. of Mrs. Clandie Bulger of Flo- rala and the late Grover C. Barnes. He has three brothers, Paul Barnes of Florala, Grady Barnes of Gulf Breeze, Flo- rida; and Frank Barnes of Pen- sacola, Florida. He is married former Sallie Hart of Florala and they have four children, Lynn, Ronald, Connie, and Pa- tries. Barnes and his family have been residing in Tanglewood Shores in the Bracey area and will be moved into their new home in South Hill on Septem- ber Ist. In going into recruiting duty Sgt. Barnes said, "I have real- ly enjoyed my world in the Army and I feel that the fu- ture of a serviceman is im- proving all the time. In going into recruiting it is my aim to see that we keep getting an improved caliber of men into service. I feel that everyone should serve his country." Two of Barnes' brothers are former veterans, one of the Marines and one the Army, both doing duty overseas. :i:/i: ~ We are happy to welcome to Florala Reverend and Mrs. Freeman G. Williamson and family. Reverend Williamson was born in Thomasville, Ala- bama S~ptember 20, 1939. He attended Murphy High School, Mobile, Alabama graduating in l . REY. WILLIAMSON, JEAHIE, SUSAN, JEANETTE AND CAROL son 1957. He earned at B. A. degree in May 1966 from Miss- issippi College in Clinton, Mississippi and his Master of Theology degree in August 1969 from Hew Orleans Baptist Seminary. He was converted at age nine tar-News anges Ed I~annelly and G. Byron assisted in the pubnsnmg el Vickery, have sold their stock The Star-News is also retiring MacArthur Teed is ac- in the Andalusia Publishing Vickery will continue to work credited by the Alabama State Company and the Andalusia with the new owners for the Department of Education, an Star-News which was effective present. affiliate member of Southern August 31. Principal purchasers Dannelly and Vickery pub- lished The Star-News for 24 years. e o The Southern Pine Beetle in- festatioh, which has reached epidemic proportions through- out the State, is spreading and affecting additional counties, said Covington County Ranger A. C. Henderson of the Ala- bama Forestry Commission. The detection section of the AFC has now completedits ae- rial county by - county survey of the state to find the Southern Pine Beetle. Each county has been flown in two mile inter- vals, and the county maps have been marked to show the in- festations. To see if there are any southern pine beetles on your land, come by Covington County Ranger's Office at Courthouse Annex in Andalusia. GARDEN CLUB TO HOLD MEETING SEPTEMBER 14 The Florala Garden Club will meet Thursday, September 14, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon at the Late Jackson Clubhouse. Frank McClain, landscape ar- chitect for State Parks, will be the speaker. Programs directors for this meeting are Mrs. Charles Howell and Mrs. Carious Buffalow. Hostesses are Mrs. Curtis Savage and Mrs. Said Moon. Association of Colleges and are James W. Lambert, Jr., Schools, approved for training of Picayune, Mississippi and of veterans, and accepts James B. Boone, Jr., of Tus- students without regard to race, caloosa. creed, or national origin. POLITICAL RALLY, TO BE AT PAXTON Lambert is president of An- dalusia Publishing Co., Inc., and is editor and publisher of The Star-News. The 34-year old newsman is moving to An- dalusia. He and his wife have two daughters. The last and largest in a Lambert has been managing series of political rallies editor of The Picayune Item, in Walton County is always held a newspaper published twice at Paxton just before the Demo- weekly. cratic Primary Election. This Boone is president of Tus- year the date is Friday, Sop- caloosa Newspapers, Inc., and tembor 8. publisher of The Tuscaloosa Preceding the rally the Ath- News. He is majority stockhol- letic Department of PaxtonHigh tier in that company, and will represent a majority in the School is sponsoring a chicken Aadalusia Publishing Co., Inc. fry in the schoollunchroom from Lambert is a, substantional 5 P. M. to 7:30 P. M. Prices are charged for plates. Every- stockholder. Two other Alabama newsman one is invited to attend and on- join Lambert and Boone in own- ~a social hour and listen to candidates. A grand time is ership of The Star-News. They ~ed. are J. Frank Clayton, editor and publisher of The Alexander City Outlook, and Paul Ander- son, editor and publisher of The Dadeville Record. Boone is a partner with Clayton at Alex- ander City and Dadeville. Dannelly is retiring from the newspaper field. His wife, who COVINGTON CHAPTER #441 OES TO MF THURSDAY NIGHT The Covington Chapter Order Eastern Star #441 will hold its regular meeting Thursday night, (tonight) September 7, at 7:30 o'clock. It will also be initia- tion with a covered dish sup- per following. Worthy Matron, Maybelle ~eaffer, urges all members to be present. WALTON COUNTY POLITICS CREA TING INTEREST Politics in Walton County, Florida, next door to Florala, is creating a lot of interest and candidates are covering the area in person and by mes- sages in the DeFuniak Springs Herald-Breeze and in The Florala News which covers a part of Walton County, especially the upper section. Voters of Walton County are urged to read the WaltonCounty, Florida political announce- ments and the individual dis- play messages from candidates. There are some voters who will be missed by the individual candidates who are making an effort to see all the voters in person so they are using the newspapers to get their mes- sage before the people prior to election day. S~ntember IZ. This newspaper urges Wal- ton County voters to read these messages and to be sure to go to the polls next Tuesday and cast ballots for candidates they think the most interested in the welfare of the county and district. COACH PAUL GODWIN was the speaker at. tim Florala-Lock- hart Rotary Club for the August 30 luncheon meeting. He wu introduced by Bob Harrison. Godwin gave a very interesting program on the Florala Wildcat football team. He gave credit to the hard work and great effort pot forth in preparation for the first game. He stated that the team was ready to play a good game. Other guests were Coach Dmany Harrison, and cheerleaders, Beth Harrison and Cheryl Mills and foottmllplayers, Bo Caraway, Willie Pay l~ckabaa and Larry Hamilton. Top photo, pictured from left: Danny Harrison and Coach Paul Godwin, Bottom photo from left: Bo Caraway, Cheryl Mills, Willie Ray Huckabaa, Beth Harrison and l.atrry Hamilton. We believe most people are ready for autumn this year. Those who enforce the law should set an example of obedience. Young things sometimes take football too seriously but they enjoy it. and baptized into the fellowship of Springhill Avenue Baptist Church in Mobile. This church licensed him to preach after his call in December 1961. He was ordained by the Springhill Church on November 21, 1965. He is married to the former Jeanette Hill. Wife Jeanette graduated from Ensley High School, Clark Memorial Junior College and Mississippi College all with high honors. She has served as Youth Director in churches, taught public school for four years and attended New Orleans Baptist Seminary. they have three girls, Jeanie Lynn, 4, Susan Kay, Z and Carol Ann, 9 mouths. Reverend Will|amson was formerly Assistant Pastor of Hunter Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama. IS oportions Alabama, and look at the map. Counties currently affected m epidemic proportions are Marshall, Calhoun, Cleburne, Clay, St. Clair, Blount, Jeffer- son, Walker, Winston, Cullman, Tuscaloosa, Fayette, Pickens, Hale, Bibb, Perry, Chillon, Shelby, Dallas, Autauga, Coosa, Elmore, Tallapoosa, Macon, Chambers, Lee, Russell, Sum- ter, Choctaw, Washington, Ma- rengo, Clarke, Wilcox, Monroe, Lowndes, Butler, Conecuh, Es- cambia, Crenshaw, and Coving- ton. S~IITH FERE SMI TH TO SPEAK AT REVIVAL IN PAXTON Revival services will begin September 10,1972, at the Pax- ton Baptist Church. The evange- list for the week will be the Reverend Fere Smith of Poll City, Alabama. Reverend Smith is a graduate of Baptist Bible Institute in Graceville, Florida and is the former associate pastor at Calvery Baptist Church in Do- than, Alabama. He has con- dueLed many youth revivals in Alabama, Georgia and Florida. He has also spoken to many student body assemblies in high schools and colleges in the tri- state area. Everyone is invited to hear this dynamic evangelist at the Paxton Baptist Church Sep- tember 10-16 at 7:30 P. M