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September 16, 1976

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1 5 SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ~UBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. NEWS - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1976 PAGE 3 Miss Griffin iffin, B Icher nW dding and Mrs. Harley C. Opp, announce the of their daughter, to Harold LaDen son of Mr. and Mrs. Belcher of Florala. is the grand- of Mr. and Mrs. Clif- and the late Ollie riffin of Opp, and Mrs. and the late Andalusia. Em- Mizell Memorial the bride-elect is a of Opp High MacArthur School and attended Troy r. Mr. Belcher is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Char- lie H. Belcher of Florala, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Hamilton of Opp. Employed by Monsanto of Pensacola, the groom-elect is a 1971 graduate of Florala High School and a 1975 graduate 'of Troy State University and holds a Bache- lor of Science in Education. The wedding has been set for October 16, 1976 in the Southside Baptis~ Church, Opp, Alabama, at 7:00 in the evening. All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend. From The President's Desk la Garden Club To Ring Out The Old Ring In The New !Vera Whiddon desiring to try it should give ~rs of Florala met at the home Buffalow with Hooten as co- afternoon, ~" 9, for the first t the year. opened the ringing out the old nging in the new expressions of the cooperation the and heartfelt assu= ~ew year will be met ~e cooperation from membership. were heard from COmmittee chairmen individual goals for which made it this will be one 's best years. There why the Florala should not go for- accomplish much we dreamed of by end. of the upcoming sale, Mrs. Sadie committee mem- Mae Welch and Flournoy, were encouraging had not made to begin now and number of plants with the public day, October 15.. is also sell- of fertilizers =ake your plants GO! Anyone any one of the above men- tioned ladies a ring. There one especially for African vio- lets and house plants. Those having used it report excellent results. The president reported on the State Garden Club Conven- tion which was held in Bir- mingham on June 15 and in- cluded a tour of the beautiful Botanical Garden. This gar- den is living proof of our slo- gan -- "A thing of beauty is a joy forever." In viewing all this beauty we were re- minded of the song -- "It is no secret what God can do." Our club won the award "Club of Distinction" which will be presented at the Dis- trict Meeting at Lake Forest Country Club near Mobile on September 24, 1976. It is the desire of your president that as many club members attend this meeting as .possible. As the me@ting adjourned, all wended their way to their respective homes, counting the days until our October meeting. Until later - - - Vera. P.S. Oh, yes, our new year books were brmlght "special delivery" by our publicity chairman's son, Gary, just in time to be handed out before meeting adjourned. A rising vote of appreciation was given Mrs. Larry Woodbam for this special effort on her part and that of the News Staff. . Twenty-Fourth Season DOROTHY RAINER SCHOOL OF DANCE In Opp, Alabama And Paxton, Florida Write: Dorothy Rainer Sellars Box 390, Opl~ Alabama 36467 or coeL. (205) 49 5S Nobles And McPhail Mist New York Mrs. Leonard Nobles and Miss Jamie McPhail have re- cently returned from New York, where they spent the Labor Day weekend with Cadet Michael Nobles at West Point. This is Cadet Noble's second year at the United States Mili- tary Academy. Miss McPhail has made two trips to West Point; the first Iltlll in Mlrll for Pleti~- Parent weekend, where she was Cadet Noble's date for the formal banquet and Military Ball. She reports that the Academy appears larger on each visit and this time she had a look-see at the newly acquired women plebes. Ja- mie states that Auburn is more her "cup of tea"! Cadet Nobles had leave from th~ s,,~demy, therefore, he The Wise Family was able to tour the campus and surrounding areas with his mother and Jamie. They all attended church services at the beautiful Cadet Chapel on Sunday and on Labor Day, Monday, they took a ferry boat ride across the Hudson River to Constitution Island and en- joyed a picnic lunch. Mrs. Nobles and Miss Mc- Phail journed to New York with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wil- kins of Crestview who have a son (Plebe) there also. This was the Wilkin's very first visit to West Point, so they all enjoyed the trip tremend- ously. The scenery is simply beautiful this time of year, but West Point is lovely all year long, with it's tall gra- nite buildings, mount~iins and the Hudson River. Mrs. Nobles (Carolyn) has made four trips up and has set~ the Academy Campus in all seasons practically. The aura of it all never ceases to amaze her. The foursome returned home on Tuesday night, but Jamie came back by way of Auburn, where she will resume her studies at Auburn University shortly. A wonderful time was had by all and it was cer- tainly a memorable birthday gift for Cadet Nobles, who will be celebrating his birthday on September 17. nniversary heduled The children of Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Sasser invite you to a reception honoring their parents on their Golden Wed- ding Anniversary, Sunday af- ternoon, the nineteenth of Sep- tember frontone to four o'clock at their home, Route Two, Opp, Alatlma. Celebrate 25th Wedding Anniversary Family and friends joined Mr. and Mrs. James D. Wise on September 7, as they cele- brated their 25th wedding an- niversary at home on East Fifth Avenue, Florala. They were married on Sep- tember 7, 1951 in the home of the Reverend R. M. Corbitt of Route One, Andalusia, Ala- bama. Mrs. Wise is the for- Sanders Anniversary The children of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. (Brack) Sanders invite you to a reception honor- ing their parents on their Golden Wedding Anniversary Sunday afternoon, the nine- teenth of September, from two to five o'clock at their home Route One, Andalusia, Ala- bama. mer Esther Bass of Route One, Andalusia. They have two children, Myra and Tracy. Refreshments were served to those attending. Mr. And Mrs. Johnson .... To Celebrate Golden Anniversary It's A Baby Girl Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Kem- bro (nee Kathy Covington) are proud to announce the arrival of their baby daughter, Court- ney Tenile. The young lady was born Saturday morning, Sep- tember II in an Enterprise hospital and weighed in at 7 pounds and 8 ounces. Mother and daughter are reported to be doing fine. Mr. and Mrs. Tom R. John- son will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, September 19. They were mar- ried September 19, 1926 in Geneva County, Alabama. They are the parents of four children. They have eleven grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Mr. Johnson is retired from Kopper's Company Inc., and Mrs. Johnson is a devoted homemaker and mother. They invite their friends to visit them at their Golden Re- ception at the Paxton Town Hall from Z to .5 in the even- ing, Sunday, September 19, 1976. .MR. AND MRS. THORN Thorns To Celebr 0th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Ben L. Thorn will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on September 19, 1976, with an open house reception from 2:30 to 5:30 at their home in New Harmony. Friends and rela- tives are invited to attend and the couple request no gifts please. The Thorn's are the parents d seven children: Mrs. Gladys McMillian, Niceville; Mrs. Grace Kennedy, Crestview: Mr. Ed Thorn and Mrs. Jean Geoghagan of DeFuniak Springs; Mrs. Carol Kelley, Ft. Walton Beach, Mrs. Sue Brack and Mr. Leonard Thorn of DeFuniak Springs. The couple also have 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Cooper Reunion The family of the late Mat- ;lmw and Martba Ann Cooper its annual reunion Sun- ~y, September IZ at theCom- ~lUity Center in Samson, Alabama. Approximately 100 family members attended the eovered dish dinner. Attending from Florala were Mr. and Mrs. Houston Coop- er, Mrs. Josephine Holmes, Mr. and Mrs. Dock Cooper, and Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Henderson, Michael 11 and Jef- fery. ill _ IIll I E-be $Iorala _~ews SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT SOUTH FIFTH STREET FLORALA. ALABAMA 36442 MR. AND MRS. LARRY K. WOODHAM, EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS SUBSCRIPTION RATES Covington. County, Alabama ................... $5.25 Elsewhere in Alabama ....................... $6.30 Other States ................. ............. $6.00 ESTABLISHED IN 1900 PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON THURSDAY i e II 9 13 O iii~/i:i~i!i~!!~~ =i~il !~> iii~i : i It it I1 :i :i/if::: i i!!ii an Democratic Nominee for the of the 5th District (Paid Political advertisement By Dr. John Lester, Treasurer, Enterprise, Ala.) "i