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PAGE 2 MRS. HENDERSON the bride, Miss Rebecca Hen- derson, sister of the groom. They wore floor length gowns of blue polyester crepe flocked in a flower spray design in white, pink, and green, The bodice featured a scooped neck- line with ruffle, short puffed sleeves, a midrill band end- ing in a sash, and a softly gathered skirt. They woreim- ported braid hats of matching blue, with satin bow and streamers. Each girl carried a nosegay of multicolored car- nations, poms, and gip, with streamers tied n love knots. Flower girl was Little Kim Woody, cousin of the bride, of Dayton, Tennessee and ring bearer was Timmy Strickland, brother of the bride. Mr. Rickey Courtney of Sli- dell, Louisiana, cousin of the groom, was best man and ushers were Ollie Griffith of Baker, Mickey Davis of Baker. and Randy Strickland, brother of the bride. Mrs. Strickland chose for her daughter's wedding a light blue polyester knit dress with white accessories and a white carna- tion corsage. Mrs. Henderson wore a long sleeve blue and gray knit suit with black ac- cessories and a white carna- tion corsage. Mrs. Luther A. Hurst, grand- mother of the bride from Day- ton, Tennessee, wore a laven- der polyester knit dress with white lace. Mrs. Thomas H. Courtney, grandmother of the groom from Baker, wore a gray knit suit with black trim. They both wore corsages of white carnations. Serving at the receptionwere Mrs. James G. Smith, Mrs. Robert Welch, Mrs. Billy Ro- binson, and Mrs. Larry Welch, all from Crestview. Mrs. Charles Woody, aunt Sandra Strickland ofthebride, fromDayton, Ten- if I  nessee, kept the bride's book. v Miss Samma Strickland of Lau- William Henderso t The Laurel Hill Baptist Church was the setting for the wedding of Miss Sandra Susan Strickland and William Dale Henderson on September I, at 3:00 p.m. The Rev. Charles J. Fisher officiated the double ring ceremony and Mr. Tommie A. Holloway organist, pre- sented the wedding music. The altar was flanked with cande- labras with greenery and blue bows and baskets of gladiolas and pores. The bride is the daughter of a bouffant organza lower sleeve gathered into a small cuff. The softly flowing skirt of organza was gathered at the empire line and edged at the bottom with venice daisy trim. The cha- pel length mantilla veil was also edged with matching daisy venice and attached to a ban- deau headpiece of satin and lace, and she carried a cas- cade bouquet of white carna- tions and baby's breath cen- rel and Miss Trena Brown from Dayton, Tennessee, cousin of the bride distributed rice bags. For the wedding trip, the bride wore a blue and white polyester seersucker pants- suit with the orchid from her wedding bouquet. Out-of-town guest included Mr. and Mrs. Charles Woody, Kim and Trena of Dayton, Ten- nessee, Mrs. Luther A. Hurst of Dayton, Tennessee, Mr. and Mrs. James O. Carden, Billy and Bruce of Jacksonville, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Courtney and Janet of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. tered with a white cattleya LARRY PRESLEY orchid. ORD AINED AS DE ACON IN OP P Larry Presley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theron Presley,of. Dothan, formerly of Florala was ordained as a deacon at the First Baptist Church of Opp Sunday night, September 31. Larry and his wife, Glenda, and their two sons, Steven and David, make their home inOpp. Larry is a graduate of FHS. Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Strick- Before reaching the altar, land of Laurel Hill and the the bride paused and present- groom is the son of Mr. and ed her mother with a red Mrs. Charles Henderson of . rosebud. Then as the bridal Baker. ,Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white organza over peau de sole. The empire bodice of lace featured a scooped neck- line accented with Venice daisy trim. The daisy trim was also placed at the empire line. The lantern sleeve was of sheer lace with daisy trim. ending in *couple were leaving the altar, the bride presented her mother-in-law with a red rose- bud. Her only jewelry was an im- ported ivory necklace, a gift of the groom's parents. Miss Debbie Harrison was maid of honor and bridesmaids were Miss Laurie Davis, Miss Carlotta Strickland, cousin of FLORALA CURB opm MARKET FRoM 7 R.F. Ferrell 6 DAYS 0wner-0perator A.M . A TO WEEK 6 P.M VINE RIPE SAND MOUNTAIN :, ...: ... ' 39 LB. (NEVER HIGHER) FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES OF ALL KINDS FRESH BOILED PEANUTS TURNIPS MUSTARD COLLARDS EVERY ITEM FULL Y GUARANTEED. WE WELCOME YOUR BUSINESS [ I[I J [H Police Report For Week of September 23 - 29 I- public drunkness, l-fai- lure to meet court, 2-reckless driving, 1-assault and battery, 2-no drivers license, 2-DWI, 1-Highway Drunk. LEGAL NOTICE PROBATE COURT COVINGTON COUNTY, ALA- BAMA ESTATE OF LLOYD G. VAUGHAN DECEASED Letters Testamentary under the Will of said deceased having been granted to the undersigned on the 18th day of September, 1973, by the Hen. Leland Enzor Judge of the Probate Court of Covington County, Alabama, no- tice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the samewill be barred. John Hayes Vaughan, Do- nald Lloyd Vaughan,. and W. F. Corman, as Exe- cutors under Will and of estate of Lloyd G. Vaughan, deceased. 9-27-3tc GIANT STOCK REDUCTION SALE Florala Study First Meeting hoMi:s% loUl/ette ugthessiw; Club meeting on Wednesday, September 26, at the Lake Jack- son Club House. Upon arrival the guests were welcomed by Miss Hughes and enjoyed a de- licious dessert plate consisting of grape tart pie, cheese straws and coffee. Mrs. Inez Harper and Mrs. Biilie Faine assisted in serving. Mrs. Anne Gitenstein, club president, called the meeting to order. The members joined in the club collect. Mrs. Giten- stein welcomed all members and in her message challenged each member to become in- volved and strive for ayearof progress. She commended last years president, Mrs. Theresa Eiland, for her efforts in or- ganizing the Young Women's club our sister organization, she praised Mrs. Maymie Pet- rey for her usual good job in making the Blind Made Goods sale a success, and to Miss Hughes a thank you for her many years of work with the Wood A venue Flower Club Meets The Wood Avenue Flower Club met Thursday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ezell. Officers for the new year were elected. Named to the presidency was Roy Ezell; Jo Ann Ezell will serve as Secretary-Trea- surer. The October 18 meeting will be held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Jackson with a covered dish supper. Attending the business meeting Thursday night were Mrs. Grady Brooks, Mrs. Rosie Hendrix, Mrs. Katie V. Kendrick, Mrs. Camilla Scho- field, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Jack" son, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ezell. Guests included Kenneth Ezell, Randy and Janet Bul- ger. NO TICE Members of OES are re- minded of their meeting Thursday night at the Ma- sonic Hall. A covered dish supper will be enjoyed by those attending and initiation of new members. .... ROBERT MILLER of Stella Route is shown above with a 50 pound watermelon he grew in his garaen this summer. It is almpst as large as the one he grew last summer. Mr. Miller celebrated his 79th birthday in August. WOMEN'S CIVIC CLUB TO SPONSOR BAKE SALE On Saturday, October 6, the Florala Women's Civic Club will sponsor a bake sale to be located in front of the Piggly Wiggly grocerY store. Cakes, pies and candies will o on sale at 9:00 A.M. Proceeds from the sale will be used by the Women's Civic Club for projects relating to the betterment of our commu- nity. LIONS SCHEOULE MOP, BROOM SALE FOR CITY Members of the Florala Lions Club have planned the following schedule for their annual mop, broom, and light bulb sale. Tuesday, October 9, Lock- hart and south of 5th Avenue, west of Lake Jackson. Wednesday, October I0, all areas north of 5th Avenue, in- cluding City School and Opp Highway residents. Thursday, October II, east Florala and Samson Highway area Please listen out for the Lions TOO MUCH MERCHANDISE! your area on theserespec- MUST MOVE A LOT OF IT. SPECIAL REDUCTIONS ON EVERY ITEM IN THE STORE! Florala Thrift Store THE FLORALA NEWS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1973 PAGE 3 tive nights. Keep your porch light burmng. Proceeds will be used for Lions charitable endeavors. Buy light for sight. CARD OF THAN KS We wish to express to each person for their acts of kind- ness, for the food and and flo- wers, during the sickness and death of our mother. May God Bless each of you. The Laura Stella Morrow Family 10-4-1tpd Club Holds 7f Year library. All members voted to continue contributing to Camp Asca. Following committee reports were given: Prospectus, Blind Made Goods, Library and Fin- ante. Mrs. Thelma Gunter gave an informative conservation re- port. The report was a group tour of several forests spon- sored by Union Carny Co. Mrs. Eiland gave a Parliamentary review in a most humorous manner. The report was a sa- tirical take off on the office and duties of a secretary. Club members names were used, thus adding more humor. Six- teen of eighteen members answered to roll call, and we feel we are off to a good start for 1973-74. JULIA HARRISON ATTENDS PE CONFERENCE Mrs. Julia Harrison of Flo- rala and Mrs. Ann Purnell of Kinston attended the eighth an- nual working conference of the Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Sanford Uni- versity in Birmingham Sep- tember 27, 28 and 29. A m o n g the outstanding speakers for this conference were Dr. Willis Baughman, President of the American As- sociation for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Dr. Boyd McWborter, Southeastern Conference Commissioner, Dr. Julian Stein, AAHPER - Wash- ington, D.C., Coach Tom Jones of Troy State University, Coach C. M. Newton of the Univer- sity of Alabama, Mr. Bubba Scott, Executive Secretary of the Alabama High School Ath- letic Association, and Dr. Le- roy Brown, State Superinten- dent of Education. Valuable instructions were given in several areas of girl's and men's sports with noted authorities providing much ma- terial and learning experiences for all who attended. Rule changes and new techniques were emphasized along with student participation and de- monstration. Also special sessions were held involving activities for Exceptional Children. All teachers, from elementary schools through colleges and universities would agree that this conference was most suc- cessful as well as informative and enlightening. THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, OC' NEW ARRIVAL S Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sullivat announce the birth of theft first child, a daughter, Leigt Anne, born September 25 it Florala - Memorial Hospital She weighecl 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Toler of Arkadelphia, Arkansas and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Sullivan of An- dalusia, Alabama. Paxton Organizes Garden Club Paxton Garden Club held its first meeting Tuesday, Sep- tember 24, at the Paxton Town Hall. Mrs. Robert McClellan gave a very informative pro- gram on Composting. Those at the meeting of the new club were Mrs. McClellan - Pre- sident; Mrs. Winston Robbins- Vice President; Mrs. Jack Vaughan - Secretary; Mrs. John Merrifield - Treasurer; Mrs. Bill Brown, Mrs. Charles Mixson, Mrs. Paul Looney, Mrs. Hosie Jackson, Mrs. Mary Nell Finley, Mrs. Glady's Adams, and Mrs. T. W. Pitt- man. The next club meeting will be held Tuesday, October 30, 9:30 a.m. at the Paxton Town Hall. OFFICERS OF HIEFSS INSTALLED AT ANDY HOSPITAL Officers for South Central HIEFSS 1973-74 were installed on September 26 at the Anda- lusia Hospital: President Mrs. Eleanor Cary of Evergreen, Alabama; President-elect Mrs. Tressy Leonard of Florala: Se- cretary Mrs. Lillian Strickland of Florala, and Treasurer Mr: Resse Sullivan of Andalusia. P E RSON AL Mr. and Mrs. Purcer McLeod of Montgomery, Alabama, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Milligan. Jackie Mathews David Chambers Mrs. Jackie A. Mathews of Paxton announces the marriage of her daughter, Bobble Lavern White to David Justin Chambers on September 11, in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Bobble is a student at Pax- ton High School where she is a junior this year. David is a 1972 graduate of Florala High School and is now serving in the Air Force , stationed at Craig AFB, Selma, Ala. He is the son of Mary hers and Glen rala. NOTICE The Blue Bell will meet ber 9 in the Gorman Lindsey... i All members ar attend. SEAR 8-6OO2 Florala, 11 TH ANNU AL CO V COUNTY FAIR October 8 Through October 1 3 Fairgrounds Hear Coliseum, U. S. Highway 84 West, In OME TO THE FAIR. , TOUR THE HUNDREDS OF OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL, ARTS & CRAFTS, CLUB, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY GROUP, LIVESTOCK, AND WILD GAME EXHIBITS. OVER $ 3,500 IN CASH PRIZES TO EXHIBIT WINNERS SPECIAL EVENTS * LUNAR ROCK, Obtained By Apollo II Astronauts From Moon's 'Sea of Tran- quility', On Display, Along with Big NASA Exhibit Van from Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville. * 'MISS COVINGTON COUNTY FAIR' CONTEST Saturday night, October 6, Andalusia High. School Auditorium. Admission Ticket also good for admittance to Fair Grounds Tuesday night, October 9. * MERCHANTS DAY Tuesday, October 9. Reduced Prices on rides with Mer- chants Tickets. * 'SEARCH FOR TALENT' CONTEST Wednesday night, October I0, with Ama- teur Performers competing for cash prizes totaling $150.00. * SCHOOL DAY Thursday, October II. Students admitted FREE (12:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.) Reduced prices for rides in effect those hours. II II III II I I II I I Giant Mid-Way, Featuring The Mid-South Shows, With Many Of The Latest And Most Breath-Taking Rides, Providing Scintillating Fu0 For The Entire Family! THE 1973 EDITION OF THE AWARD-WINNING COVINGTON COUNTY PROMISES TO BE BIGGER ... BETTER ... MORE FUN THAN EVER. VISIT YOUR COVINGTON COUNTY FAIR, SPONSORED BY THE KIWANIS CLUB OF ANDALUSIA