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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, Daffodil Garden Club Meets At Of Mrs. Ilean McDonald The I~tffodil Garden Club met in the home of Mrs. Ilean Mc- Donald on September 16, 1975, with Mrs. McDonald serving as hostess. The reception rooms were beauUfullydecora- ted with fall floral arrange- meats. The meeting was called to order by the president, Mrs. W. E. Holley, Jr. Members were welcomed by Mrs. Holley and challenged to a prosperous and productive year of work The Garden Club prayer was read by Mrs. Lynn Zorn. Treasurer's report was given by Mrs. Zorn. Mrs. W. F. Rasberry, recording secre- tar,/, read all pertinent cor- respondence. Mrs. Tom Gib- The meeting was turned over to program chairman, Mrs. Wade Phillips and she gave a most interesting program, "Bulb Planting for Spring". Mrs. Phillips gavetips on plant- ing bulbs, fertilization used and brought specimen bulbs for de- monstration. At the conclu- sion, she gave bulbs to each club member present. oy John McKoy, son of Col. and son, yearbook committee chair- Mrs. W. G. McKoy of Florala, man, gave a report and distr/- joined nine other students from buted the new year books. It Indian Springs School in being was reported that the club had named semi-finalists in the again received the Club of highly competitive National Distinction Award, making this Merit Scholarship Competition. the second year to receive the From the State of Alabama, award, there are 225 high school se- Dr. Henry C. Nichols M.D.P.A. NEW OPENING HOURS IN FAMILY MEDICINE AT COSTON Flowersview Dr. Fiowersview, Fla. New Office Hours Sept. 29, 1975 Tue. Thur. & Sat. 8:,30 A.M.- 12:30 P.M. 2:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Appointments Only Phone No. 834-9566 834-3802 Mrs. Robert McClellan, hor- ticulture chairman, reminded members that now was a good time for thinking of dried ar- rangements for fall. Following the program, a so- cial meeting was enjoyed, and Mrs. McDonald served de- licious refreshments consist- ing of chips, sandwiches, pie, colas and coffee. niors named as semi-finalists. They are among the 15,000 stu- dents named nationwide as be- ing in he top one half of one per cent of the nation's stu- dents. Semi-finalists will be com- peting for $1,000.00 National Merit Scholarships, which are awarded one time to a student and for scholarships sponsor- ed by business and industry as well as by colleges and univer- sities. Two other students from Covington County named as semi-finalists were Donna Padgett and Charles Radford of Andalusia High School. John McKoy is the fourth son from Florala to attend Indian Springs School, having been preceeded by his other brother, Mark McKoy, his cousin, the late Cliff Matthews and by Mark Gitenstein. Indian Springs School is a four year high school located near Birmingham. Coopers Celebrate Golden The children of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cooper of I0 Seminole Street in Lockhart, Alabama, will celebrate theirparents 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary, Sunday, October 5, 1975, from 2 until 4 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to attend this occasion and enjoy the afternoon with the Joe Coopers'. From The Desk Of The Garden Club President by Vera Whiddon So much has happened to dampen the spirits of our club members, since last writing o| this column. But, we are pron@ to go on, since this was the Lord's work, . that we ex- perienced Hurricand Eloise. We should praise the Lord that there was not a single fatality, which is not understandable with all the destruction of property. Florala's loss was tremendous and just a trip around town, will convince you that Florala should be declared a disaster area. Our next meeting will be Oc- tober 9, just a little while be- fore Halloween. Mrs. Ernes- line Howell and Mrs. Sara Buf- falow will be hostesses and will greet the members at the Dinner Belt. Be sure and be there, you will be glad you did. NEW HARMONY HOLINESS TO HOLD SING FRIDAY NIGHT There will be a sing at the New Harmony Holiness Church on Friday night, on October 3. Featured singers will be The Bob Williams Family of Pace, Florida. Everyone is urged to attend this gospel sing. OES CHAPTER NO. 441 I'O MEET THURSDAY NIGHT Covington Chapter #441, OES, will hold their regular monthly meeting Thursday night, Octo- ber 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ma- sonic Hall in Florala. All members are urged to attend. PERSONALS Mrs. Easter Mae Ward visit- ed in Montgomery with Mr. and Mrs.. Wyman Ausley and family recently. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bass of Phenix City are visiting with their parents Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Bass. ol The Fidelis Sunday School committee will be Mrs. Faye Class met in the home of Mrs. Eunice and Mrs. Dot Bullard; Virginia Whitcomb onThursday Group Captains - Mrs. Alene evening, September 18. The Talbot and Mrs. Grace-Noblin. purpose of the meeting was to With this group of officers, make plans for the coming year 1975-76. The following officers will guide the class: ' Teacher - Mrs. Josie Williams; Presi- dent - Mrs. VirginiaWhitcomb; Vice President - Mrs. Faye Eunice; Secretary - Mrs. Chick Hutchinson; Assistant Secre- tary - Mrs. Mary Lois Cham- bers; Treasurer - Mrs. Curate McNeill; Assistant Treasurer- Mrs. Gladys Adams; Publicity- Mrs. BonnieKelley; Benevolen- ce Chair - Mrs. Agnes Cox and Mrs. Lois Newberry. Serving on the year book New the class anticipates a very good year. This is called the "Do- ing Class'.. We not only ad- minister to our own needs, but we have many community pro- jects. Some attempted and ac- complished this last year were, donations for memorials, Can- cer help, Perry Thomas Kidney Fund, sponsored a Boy Scout to Leadership School. The class meetings will be held on second Tuesday night in each month, the first being October 14 in the home of Mrs. Wilson Kendrick, with co- hostesses, Mrs. Chick Hut- chinson, and Mrs. Alene Tal- bet. RUMMAGE SAI,E Harmony News The New Harmony Baptist Church Homecoming was a complete success. A congrega- tion of 200 was in attendance. The adult choir began the morn- ing worship service with heart warming hymns of praise. A soul stirring message was de- livered by the Pastor, John Jor- dan. Dinner on the grounds followed with tables adorned with all manner of delicacies. From roast beef to venisOn and fried chicken to goffer, every- one enjoyed their appetite to the fullest. The afternoon singing was led by the "Singing Pil- grims" quartet from Kiuston, Alabama and the Thorn Family Trio from New Harmony. Upcoming events at New Har- mony Baptist: October 5 at 7 p.m. - Youth night - The Apostle of Love from Monroe- ville, Alabama will be in con- cert, followed by a wether roast. October 12 at 7 a.m. - Men's morning breakfast at the church, special speaker, good food. October 19 at 7 p.m. - Youth choir from Crestview First Baptist will present the musi- cal ' 'Love". November ~. at 9:45 a.m. - Great Day - High Attendance Day. AT GIDDEONS STORE SATURDAY There will be a rummage sale, Saturday, October 4 at the Old Gidden's Store, Highway 85, south of Florala. Three bar- gain tables will be set up, so bring your grocery bags and fill them up for $I.00; coats - $I.00; suits - $2.00; and dresses for 50˘, with many items only 3˘ to 10˘. This event is sponsored by the Pleasant Grove Assembly of God Church. PLEASANT GROVE TO HOLD SING SATURDAY NIGHT A gospel sing will be held at Pleasant Grove Assembly on October 4, 1975 at 7:30 p.m. Featured singers will be "The Lillery Family" from Elba, Alabama, The Compton Family from Elba, and also many local groups. Free refreshments will be of- fered. Everyone is welcome. CEMETERY WORKING SCHEDULED AT NEW HOPE CHURCH A Cemetery Working will be held Saturday morning, Octo- ber 4 at New Hope Church Ce- metery, located I mile south of Green Bay, off Highway 331. Everyone is invited to come and bring ,necessary tools for this type of work. New Arrival "Little Coon" Mr. and Mrs. Dale L. Coon (nee Marilyn McLaney), are pleased to announce the arrival of a baby boy, Kyle Levone Coon. He was born September 4, 1975 at West Florida Hos- pital, Pensacola, Florida and weighed in at 8 pounds and I 1/2 ounces. The proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Cecil L. Coon of Florala, and Mr. and Mrs. J. Bernice McLaney of Laurel Hill, Florida. Clear Springs BY: Gracie kdktson Saturday, October 4, is ce- metery cleaning day at the Clear Svrings Cemetery. Our church family will be there and we enlist the help of anyone who will come and share this task with us. Perhaps our neigh- boring church family, the Pri- mitive Baptist members will come. We would appreciate it, as well as everybody who has people buried here. Let's make it a day of work- ing together. Bring your lunch and your tools. We'll need plenty of hoes, rakes, mow- ers and axes, plus people to put them to use. Some of our church people sider this your among the our Homecoming This is also tOr friends of the and to our church, us for this starts at 10 a.m. We are expecting out-of-town friends. want to come and friends and meet Our program a program lined be enjoyable to are preparing for a her and we hope that number. We are grieved will be working in the church that Lois Paul yard and we need several men from our midst with chain saws and axes for being hospitalized. trimming, and pick-up trucks a Pensacola hospital. for hauling off the trash, band brought us This is an urgent plea for night that she is help. Be there as early as pain, and her outlook you can and start working. We Our thoughts and will be there at 8:30 a.m. By for Alfred Johnson all means come prepared to man's grandchild, stay until the cemetery andtington's grandbahY, church yard is cleaned. Brunson and severaJ We would like to express our and loved ones who~ sympathy especially to those who lost their homes, and to all who suffered a loss from Hurricane Eloise. Our loss was minor, but se- veral of our neighbors have some major damage to roofs, carports, utility houses and antennas and trees. The calendar shows us that October 12 is very near. We are as excited as if it were Christmas. There is much talk among the ladies about recipes and ideas for our Homecoming dinner. I think most of us have decided'what we will fill our basket with to take, and we invite everyone to bring a basket lunch to spread with ours, and come prepared to stay for the af- ternoon of singing. Church Homecomings are memorable seasons in the life of our church. Memories are stirred and fellowship streng- thened. New members can walk ~hrough the doors of the past and are challenged for fu- ture progress as the past and the present are united. Our church has made it a po- licy to honor a pioneer family, of this area, each Homecoming Day. This year we are giving recognition to the Harrison fa- milies. If you are adescendent to Bill and Martha Ann Harri- son, or connected with the fa- mily in anyway, please con-. fering poor health. Will you join us for these? To complain that joys while there is creature whom we by our counsels, or sence is to lament that which we just as rational as thirst with the cup in A man that loves bor as himself. ers God has neighborhood. See y~u next Sunday Mr. and Mrs. W. lips, Elishia and returned home in Hattiesburg, several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. , rison visited with Cobb Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. of Pensacola andMr. B. G. Hutcheson of visited with Mrs. cheson during the Mr. and Mrs. J. A, Jennifer and Dafney Ozark Sunday. The 3l rala rtue Second Class postage paid At South Fifth Street Florala, Alaba#' MR. AND MRS. LARRY K. WOODHAM EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS SUBSCRIPTION RATES Covington County, Alabama ............. Elsewhere In Alabama ................ Other States ....................... Established In 1900 )ublished Weekly On O MPG HIGII4VVAY MPG CITY EPA RATING That's with the standard 1.4- iitrc engine and 4-speed manual transmission. 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