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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. DIssEMiNATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. IMt rkUK/~L/~ IqI'WS - I~URSDAY, SbPTbMBER 30, 1976 t G[ance 4~r Ltz Bl,ce= most of the nation, I the Presidential De- last Thursday night with treat deal of interest, l interested when or 27 minutes, the net- all lost the sound. I if Lester Maddox was around and pulled Plug? The sound went out Iimmy Carter was ans- last question. was ABC's turn to broad- the debates. After the ,~rful job they did broad- the Olympic games Canada and from Swiz- it looks like they should super-religious Sunday School teacher ever granted an inter- view with Playboy, I will ne- ver know. It seemed very foolish to me. It is mildly surprising that a person who has during his entire campaign run and won by telling the Am- erican people that :he is a Christian and will restore ho- nesty and love and morals to the nation's capital, would, near the election date, grant an interview with a national magazine that is based on the idea that Americans have al- most no morals. ection A list of the names of all known eligible persons to re- ceive ballots in the upcoming annual ASC committeemen election is available in the county ASCS office, reports R. R. Donaldson, County Exe- cutive Director. ASCS, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is responsible for farm program administration. On the local level, .ASCS operates under a farmer-elected committee sy- stem. This year's election will be by mail ballot between November 26 and December 6. Anyone who meets the fol- lowing requirements is eligible to vote in these farmer com- mittee elections; any indivi- dual of legal voting age with an interest in a farm as owner, tenant, or sharecropper who Lockhart is eligible to participate in any ASCS program. Club News. ...... Garden Club District Meet strict Eight Section of the gin. Garden Clubs of Alabama met Several general provisions for its thirty-sixth annual relate to ASC voter eligibility, meeting at the beautiful Lake A wife who operates a farm Forest Country Club at Dap- with her husband can vote if hne, Alabama on Friday, sep- her name is on the deed of tembor 24, 1976. The clubs conveyance. Any person un- of Fairhope were hostess for der 18 years of age can vote this meeting. ff he runs a farm, and a le- The meeting was called to gal guardian who runs a farm order at ten o'clock by the for a child can vote for the District Chairman, Mrs. W. child. R. Turrittin. The Reverend A person may cast a hal- Jerry Davidson, pastor of the lot in any county in which he Spanish Fort Church of Christ, is an eligible ASC voter, but gave the invocation. The state theme, "In a state where Flowers Grow, God Walks" was truly carried out. The afternoon session was highlighted by the visit and message of the state presi- dent, Mrs. William J. Kear- hey from Birmingham. She also installed the officers for the new year. Mr. Lee Allen from the Gar- her's Gift and Flower Housein Fairhope gave a program and / demonstrated floral designs of driftwood and dried flowers. Florala Garden Clubwasho- nored by being a club of dis- tinction. Those attending from this club were the president, Miss Vera Whiddon, Mrs. Sam Jackson, Mrs. Irene Moore, Mrs. Juanita Radford, Mrs. Charlie Welch and Mrs. Q. P. Flournny. he or she cannot vote in more The morning session consis- Council Persons notoflegulvoting than one community in the ted of reports and routine bus- Daffodil Ga d CI b age who supervise and conduct county. If an eligible voter iness matters. One very in- r e ~r~ ~ : farming operations, on an en- has separate farm interests teresting part was the reports :~ Meets tire farm are also eligible to in more than one community of the presidents of each club. vote in ASC elections. No in the same county, special The activities of the various person can be denied the right care will be taken to see that clubs were most outstanding to vote because of race, sex, only one ballot is issued to and each activity helped make Thirteen members of the 1977 club year: Perhaps Jimmy thought it LOCKHART TOWN COUNCIL color, religion, or national ori- that voter. Alabama a morebeautiful Daffodil Garden Club met sep- President: Mrs. Jerry Ev- been able to get one little would make him seem more MINUTES place to live. tember 14, 1976 at the home arts; Vice-President: Mrs. debate on the air real if he admitted that he had The second monthly meeting of Mrs. Wade Phillips. As Jim Sullivan; Recording Se- Philadelphia. sinned. However, astheedi- of theLockhartTdwnCouncil Q b k CI b H St {11y en the sound did come torial points out he spoke of it was held at the Lockhart Town uarter ac u ears members arrived, they were cretary: Mrs. llean McDo- on, Jimmy Carter went as if he had proudly invented Hall, Monday night, September U served a delicious dessert nald; Corresponding Secre- plate by the hostess, tary: Mrs. Robert Moseley; on answering his ques- "Original Sin". 20, 1976 at 6:00 p.m The president, Mrs. Jerry Treasurer: Mrs. Rex Whit- I don'tknowabout the You mighthavegatheredbyI Present: Mayor Frank Coach Te y CI b you, but after 26 minu- my column this week that Timmerman; Councilmem- rr Evans, opened the meeting and comb; Program and Yearbook: forgotten what the am not exactly a Jimmy Car- bers: George Lancaster and U called on Mrs. John Vaugban Mrs. llean McDonald and Mrs. for the Garden Ciub lYrayer. Jack Zorn; Finance: Mrs. was. But then with ter fan. I do have a very Glen Manning; Assistant Clerk: Roll was called and minutes John Vaughan and Mrs. Wal- it didn't really mat- special friend who is and who Belinda Goolsby; Visitors: The Florala QuarterbackPresident Moseley asked that of the previous meeting were lace Rasberry; Publicity: I argue with quite oRen about Bessie Henderson and Bliss Club's meeting on September all put on a sheet of paper his read by the secretary. Mrs. Danny Harrison and Mrs. the sound was off, the presidential campaign. Thomasson. 27 was called to order byPro- fund raising ideas and present Wade Phillips; Membership: and CBS were havingGeorge is quite a fan of The meeting was openedsident Robert Moseley. them at the next meeting. Plans were made and pro- Mrs. Johnny Taylor; Horticul- Naturally they had no Jimmy Carter. Actually, I with prayer by Councilman Minutes of the last meeting Teams were divided up to The Lake Jackson Club jects discussed for the corn- ture: Mrs. Rex Whitcomb and What was going on and think he has just fallen under Manning. The minutes of the were approved as written in work on membership this Fri- House was the setting for the ing year. Yearbooks weredis- Mrs. Tom Gibson; Telephone: first meeting of the new club tributed and the presidentpre- Mrs. Lynn Zorn; FlowerShow: to sit around and look the spell of that wide Carter previous council meeting of The Florala News. day night and Saturday morn- year for the Study Club, Wed- . Walter Cronkite did grin. After several stormy September 7 were read. Coun- Max Willis gave a treasur- ing. sented the following officers Mrs. Robert McClellan; No- ,at if each network had arguments about Carter-Ford, cilman Lancaster made a mo- er s report: savings account Teams: Danny Barrisonand nesday, September 22. and committees for the 1976- minating: Mrs. Ed Holley. ~andling their ownbroad I finally decided that it was tion to approve the minutes as 620 ~6; s cial$118 04; Dale Odom; Francis Chance The foyer was attractive with c- -- - - $ " pe " BS and NBCwould have foolish to mix romance and read, seconded by Councilman checking - $1,148.05. There and Rupert Greene; MaxWillis an arrangement of wild flo- able to go on with their politics. So, now when George Manning. All approved. A were 128 paid members as of and Robert Moseley; David were. ~ cast and leave ABC to starts talking about Jimmy listing of the bills for the month September 27. The reportwas Willis and Joe Evans. Miss Juliette Hughes, hoe- own problems. Carter, I just grin. of August was presented for approved. .,.~ The team turning inthemost tess, greeted members and Montgomery Indepen- approval of payment. Council- Coach Terry gave a report memberships by October 4, guests and invited them to the linen covered tea table where :arried an editorial about ,~. f, man Lancaster made a motion on the Baker game and the up- will be treated at the oyster an arrangement of roses en- Y Carter headlined, "How lng to pay the bills, seconded by coming game Friday night supper. I'm Art" in last Thurs-~=~ Councilman Manning. All ap- against Straughn. He stated Next meeting is Monday, Oc- hanced the room. Mrs. Inez Harper presided It the whole article, I There will be a wosnel sing- Mayor Timmerman report-and was really Iookingforward n o ,- --~ . and Mrs. Margarite Kidd ser- 1 d two .or three quotes ing at Liberty Hill Assembly ed on the current status of the to playing Florala and.would veal dessert plates of delicious rememnering zormy of God, located just off the fire alarm system which is to definitely be out to Deal era- carrot cake. ". Florala - Andalusia Highway, be activated by telephone at a rain. *article said that it !s Friday night, October I, 1976, later date. Mr. Noah Hussey Coach Wallace gave a pro- orderThe meeting was called t i ~by the new president, 85860271 ,mmy t~arter s moramy beginning at 7:30 working onatimingdeviceto grass report on the Junmr toot- :s brought into question, The featured singers will automatically turn the system ball team. Mrs. Marcus Gunter, who led ,m,e smug, self-satisf!ed be the Singing Dyess Family of off. He is presently waiting Frances Chance gave are- Gordon Welch the members in recitation of the club collect. ~g~t ltne conveys when ms- Opp, Alabama. for the Florala Telephone Co- port on the ad signs, bne sta- In her "President's Mes- ~~ ,. - . . Everyone is cordially invited mpany to complete some work ted that she had the frames ,nag now, "sis is almost to attend on the new telephone system ready and Coach Terry said sage", Mrs. Gunter read an :~ant expression of pro- " before installing the d;vice, he'd help get the signs up. Attends Retreat appropriate poem, relayed :;y/i~ight~naScifnha~mhe~d ~ With thisbeing the lastMax .Willis broug.M2so~: news from the Alabama Fede- ration of Clubwomen, and asked hi g council meeting of the old POSStniLiw Ot a neeo ,m. intoning, in h!s best CORRECTION- administration, Mayor Tim- type fund raising project. The for continued support and co- estament voice: There Th~ npwc:~ninroifi~onc:' nnf merman expressed his appre- Club discussed this. Possi- operation from members for ~ - ' ' " no morals before I ar- thoritin ce~nier'wil'l be'~ca~te~'atAmor~o~,, ~,~,,~,,,, o,,~ ~,. ciationtheirOf the councilmemberSwork past four bilities mentioned were: dana-on Gordon and Elaine Welch, current club year. I~MM :~A~~~~IM~Ji~~ ~i ..... ./~ and there will be none for the tigris Alabama-Auburnfoot- the children of Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Lewis Eiland, Secre- Ill ~1~:i~ depart or am defeated, Florsts nnt th,, V~W m~t ~ years. The new administra- ball game tickets, almost any- George Welch of Florala, have tary, called rolland read minu- e~ comes first was r rted .. tion will be taking office Mon- thing goes type program, a returned from a week of study tea of the May meeting. i " epo last week by L]~ . FARM BURE U INSURANCE n the world, Carter the Bates day, October 4, 1976. varsity, type s~0w ~.nd other~, and spiritual enrichment at The Prospectus Committee was commended on their "job FEDERATED GUARA~rFY ZAFE ~i~ :~ 1 in Ridgecrest, North Carolina. well done". Yearbooks were MI~5. LYIq~TTE Z~81N l~:~~ [] 1 llll 1 1 , Ridge creSt?'Baptist Assembly They attended the Sunday given to members who did How can a self-employed owner of a businns School Leadership Conference not receive theirs last spring, provide himself with an adequate income at age 65 Th FI l L khat R ry CI b andwereabletomeetandtalk Financereportwasgivenby e o ra a- oc r o t~ ~ with several of the Southern treasurer, Mrs. Hugh Stovall; without excessive stress on his current income? Baptist Convention workers Library report by Mrs. Mat- Planning for the future with a qualified retirement plan such as the from Nashville. chell Parker;Conservation re- Keogh (HR-10) will meet your requirements. With HA-I0, the would like to express its Sincere iation to the following businesses Gordon is presently serving as Minister of Music, Educa- tion and Youth at Powderly Baptist Church in Birmingham. Elaine is employed by Compu- ter Servicenters, Inc., a na- tionwide organization with its headquarters located in Bir- mingham. port by Mrs. Syril Faine; Par- liamentary review by Mrs. P. A. Petrey. October 8 and 9 was announ- ced as dates for sale of Blind Made Goods, hours for sale be- ing 9-5 each day at Kay's Beau- ty Shop. After thanking the hostess maximum income allowed for computaOon is $100, 000., . using{~5% of your annual income or $7,500, whichever is less. You Can't, however, exceed your actual income. Many choose to use a s~ller percentage. For example, a man, 45, with 3 employees has earned income above $50,000. His 3 employees earn $21,600 annually. 7% of $50,O00is $3,500and 7% of $21,6OOis $1,512 ,,.,. a total of $5,0~2 off the top of his income. This is a fair and legal application of HR- lOi yet and guests, Mrs. Gunter ad- 70% of the total contributions go to hffn. Money, invested at age 45, f o journed the meeting in a flexible annuity paying 7% will yield a monthly income at 65 of Guests for the afternoon$1,1_75. and individuals r making Benefit Stng KiddofFloralaandMrs. Eliz- * * were Mrs. Harper and Mrs. ' ' ' ' " ' * abeth Hart of Laurel Hill. -TRACTOR SPECIALS- fo of Thirteen members were pre- sent. contributions r construction the Planned John Deere Florala Memorial ltospital Heliport Ernestine can help yol There will be abenefitsing Howell fight inflation ry of p ,o, Dauny VarnumattheCha- ighti in memo ast deceased R otarians: pel HillChurch, locatedseven r n and one-half miles from FIo- Circle rala on the Samson Highway. your own The sing will be beldonFri- The Bank of Florala laret Bass, Tax Collector urgess Harrison Motors, Inc. != Covington Creamery, Inc. Evans Funeral Home d Enzor, Judge Of Probate The Florala Thrift Store W.E. Harrell dohnson-Rhoades Insurance Agency Methodist Mens'Sunday School Class Northwest Florida Otflce and Supply Co. McDanlel Motor Company Hiram Pitte, Chairman of Board Of Commiseionere Merton J. Reeves Sears Authorized Catalog Sale Smith Ineurance Agency Jim Sullivan Mr. and Mrs. Royce Tyner Walker Electric Company Zorn Brothers, Inc. Farmere Seed Store day night, October 1, 1976. Come and enjoy good gospel singing, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Jeff Caine and the Singing Samaritians will be there. Cemetery Working At New Hope Church There will be a cemetery working at New Hope Church Cemetery Saturday, October 2, 1976. The cemetery is located south of Green Bay, one mile west off Highway 331. Everyone interested is urged to come early and bring neces- sary tools. Florala Police Report The Florala Police Depart- ment made the following ar- rests from september 21 through September 27. Vile and profane language- 5, assault and battery - 3, driving while intoxicated - 4, driving while license revoked- 3, running stop sign - 7, public drunk - 2, leaving the scene of an accident - l, violation of the Alabama Worthless Check Act - 1, highway intoxication - 1, assault with a deadly wen- pen - 1, violation of the Ala- bama Controlled Substance Act - 3, making a total of 31 arrests. United Methodist Women of the Ernestine Howell Circle, First Methodist Church, Flo- rata, Alabama met in the Lake- wood home of Mrs. Betty Mix- son on Tuesday morning, Sep- tember 21. Mrs. Helen Williams, Chair- woman, led the group in the de- votion. Special prayer was gi- ven for sick members, Mrs. Fleda Jeffcoat and Mrs. Inez Henderson. Mrs. Pat Brown gave the lesson entitled, "Pathos of God's People, Yesterday and Today." Books for the reading group were distrubuted. A business meeting was held. October activities were dis- cussed. Betty Mixson and Pat Brown were appointed in charge of the Rummage and Bake Sale. It was decided to bold the sale on Friday and Saturday, October 8 and 9, next door to Moody's Drug Store. The proceeds will be used for the church nursery department. Anyone who wishes todonate items, please bring them to the empty Sunday School room or call 834-2667. The meeting concluded as Mrs. Mixson served members delicious refreshments. UMW October Calendar is as follows: October 4 - co- vered dish supper; October 8 and 9 - rummage and bake sale; October 16 district meeting at Blue Lake; and October 20 and 21 - handi- craft workshop at the home of Helen Williams. Save As Much As '44)0.00 On Some Tractors A home garden can save you money. It can also result in a lot o1 needless labor, unless you have the right gardening equipment John Deere equtpment John Deere Rotary Tillers, in 3Vz or 6 hp, have a reverse gear for greater maneuver- ability. And a squeeze-handle safety clutch John Deere Lawn and Garden Tractors, with six power s~zes from 8 to 19.9 hp, pack the muscle for even the toughest gardening jobs. Come in today See how we can help you light inflation right in your own backyard ~ l~thi_ng runs likea~" CRESTVIEW LAWN & LEISURE U.S. Highway 85 North Crestview, Florida 32536 Phone 1.904-682-6155