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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, OCTOBER 21, 0 1 Garden Club Reports Successful Plant Sale SJ , _o~ orlaOr .te tr t au-- den Club were caught up in a and family, Mr. and Mrs. Guy beehive of activity last week Swaim in Little Rock, Arkan- with their regular monthly saN. She keeps in touch through meeting on Thursday and the The Floraia News and was plea- Fall plant sale on Friday. seal at the club's participation Both were most enjoyable, at the district meeting in Mo- Finance Chairman, Mrs. C.A. bile. Mrs. Cox, a charter (Sadie) Moon, said that she was pleased with the sale in that it added $II0 to the trea- sury. However, she said, though there were some nice plants at the Fall sale, she would hope that members would begin now to make arrange- ments to provide more speci- men plants for the Spring sale. The nicer and unusual plants were snapped up almost be- fore the sale got underway. Mrs. Moon and her co-chair- man, Mrs. Charlie Welch are to be congratulated for a job well done. They would be the member of the Florala Garden Club, was its very first pre- sident and has been a devoted member through the years. Her presence and contribution at meetings is sorely missed. During the month of October, Mrs. Homer Johnson and Mrs. Bea Johnson placed bouquets of dahlias and other fall flo- wers in the waiting room at Florala Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Sellars also reported car- rying a number of bouquets to patients at the hospital. This contribution on their part cer- tainly met with much approval Study Club ds Monthly Meeting i'*. The Study Club held its re- gular meeting Wednesday, Oc- tober 13, 1976 at the Lakeview Club House. The Club House was beattti- fully decorated with fall flo- wers and berries. The tea ta- ble was covered with a gold cloth accented by an arrange- ment of loquat leaves and py- racantha berries. The serving plates and cups carried out the Fall theme in colors and decorations. Mrs. S. E. Paine, the hos- tess, assisted by Mrs. Mar- cus Gunter and Mrs. C. H. Wallis, served delicious cake, sandwiches and coffee to 17 regular membors, I associate member and I visitor, Mrs. Merton Reeves. Mrs. Marcus Gunter, the president, called the meeting to order, the club collect was re- pealed in unison and business was taken care Mrs. H. F. Williamson, l gram chairmen, interesting program on Vietnamese Residents". Roscoe Solomon, local resident and a cipieni of her American zenship, with a sister and ther, Miss Nya years old) and Mr. Bad yen (~.0 years old), questions asked by Mrs. liamson about life in Vietnam befor~ erica and about living in America. One greatest difficulties is standing the English as by the Southerners. period of questioning by audience, the meeting I adjourned. first to say - "We couldn't from the hospital staff, those '~,~ ~, have doneitwithoutthefull visiting thehospitaland the ..... / Forge Me Not , cooperation of the entire club." patients, as well. " ' t" " ~i For the regular meeting on The meeting adjourned with / Cadilla Thursday, Mrs. A. C. Sellars members being reminded of , was joined by Mrs. Myra Nell the November meeting at the Planned IM ~ I Mickelson in welcoming mem- home of Mrs. I. D. Radford J" " hers to her lovely home. with Mrs. Lodie Kimbrell and ., r t re ,~ Upon arriving, guests were Mrs. Bessie Flournoy as co- o served luscious lemon ice- hostesses. Miss Brunson box pie, roasted nuts and coffee Chapter 41 of the Disabled turday. Anyone wishing ] C d'll Bld" wereservedtol3membersand lie--=---== ~ "i B "~'M~dd American Veterans will be Rabrenmaycontacthim/ two guests, Mary Sue Cain and holding their annual Forget- The DAY was started il ~r~ l {~" {f~ ~/{~l ~ Mrs. Bracewell, cousin to Mrs. Me-Not Drive in Florala on by a handfull of disable Moon. October 23. terans of World War I. Program chairmen, Mrs. PERSONAL ru ~/SO ~" OX Commander W. S. Rabren It was officially chart¢ An n o u n c e Pin ns providedRUssell Hayes and Mrs. Moon,a well rounded pro- from Andalusia will be in town ~932hbY the Congress t0 gram on conservation and Ex- ll NOTES | • calling on merchants and as- f r t e p ysical, mental,: [/ 1 PI IV dd sisting any disabledveteran and economic rehabilitat tra Dividend (Bulbs). Mrs. who needs his help. wounded and disabled vet~ Hayes introduced Mary Sue " ~ ~ ~ [ ~g The DAV will have headquar- Today it is a major vet Dr. and Mrs. Arturo Cadilla sachusetts where she received Cain from Alabama Power Co- tern set up at Linda's Dinette organization with half a~ of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, an- her Masters in Education. She mpany who gave a most infor- Misses Sonya Moseley and nounce the engagement of their is currently teaching at Maude mauve program on conserva- Jamie McPhail of Auburn, from 9:30 until 3 p.m. on Sa- active members who have daughter, Ana Marl, to John Saunders Elementary Schoolin lion of electricity entitled spent the weekend with their ................. Recipe Of ed together in common The DAV is non-partisa~ ,, rents. Mr and Mrs Robert Mr ann Mrs William hiS- are tne ~aze Mr and Mrs wi~- Rand Baldwin, son of Mr. and DeFuniak Springs. "Electric Waste Watcher , pa • • • " " . • • Mosele and Mr and Mrs Ja ter Brunson of Elba, announce ham Donald Bulger of Route _ sectarian and non-comP Mrs. John E. Baldwin, Paxton, Mr. Baldwin received the drawing a parallel between Y " " - " • Rabren may be conta~ meN McPhail. the engagement of thmr daugh- One, Florala and the late Mr. The ~/Zee Florida. A December wedding Bachelor of Science degree in saving electricity and losing ~ 2B~2-1809 in Andalusia or is planned, physics from the University weight -- both takes a lot of ter, Alice Ann, to Thomas Nor- and Mrs. Francis GeneraI Bar- Mr and Mrs Jeff Holland man Maddox, son of Mr. and tow Maddox of Elba. Maddox ue Belle Drive, AndJ Miss Cadilla was graduated of Florida and is completing effort on the consumer's part. visit~i in Blounistown. Flo-Mrs. Jesse Cephus Maddox of is a graduate of Florala High Any disabled veteran from Colegio Universitario del requirements for the Mrs. Moon enlightened the rida over the weekend. " Route One, Andalusia. School and the University of Thisweek's recipe is a contact' him for ass sta Sagrado CorazonandfromLes- ~r~,e at Harvard University. group on the many ways of re- " Any disabled vet r~ ley College inCambridge, Mas- ceiving extra dividends from The wC~lding will be Decem- Southern Mississippi. He is quick and easy dessert found see him in Florala on growing bulbs. She said that Mrs. Merle Lassiter andher 19 at the Elba Church of currently serving as director in the Florala Women Civic day, October 23. mother Mrs C T PurvisChrist of Bands at the Enterprise Hi h one could enjoy blooms from .... , • . . g Club's Cooking Our Way Book. • )[Th * * members of the bulb family - spent the weekend in Ft. Wal- The bride-elect ls the grand- School. He also served as It sounds like a life-saver for Et,,..t Mile Reunion bulbs, tubersaedrhizonesfrom ton. daughter of Mrs. John Wiley Band Director of FloralaHigh the busy ladywhen companyis January to December, fromthe English and the late Mr. Eng- School in 1971 and 1972. coming" in on short notice. Mrs. WarrenS. Martin, Mrs. lash.and the late Mr and Mrs. Holiday crocus to the petted amoryllis. J A Greene. Mrs Alma Rob- Wflham Matthew Brunson, all Draws Over 400 She suggested refrigerating • • . • . Angel FoodCrenmCheeseCake bulbs before planting which bins, and Mr. E. P. Robbins of Elba. She Is a graduate of by Sally Lancaster Designs ( usually begins in October. Spe- visited Mr. Grady Robbins in Elba High School and is now a 1 Angel Food Cake (bought if cial consideration should be Graceville, Florida, who is Junior in the School of Com- desired) confined in the Graceville Hos- munity and Allied Health Re- Mrs. Ron Bradford (nee Mar- 9. packs whipped topping The EightMile Family reunion, given to the most effective nit=l sources at the University of tha McNeill) has returned home 1/2 cup confectioners sugar Planned Church group~held their family i Other stnger, s during ~ the place for grouping your bulbs. ~" " " Alabama in Birmingham, ma- to Rapid City, SoOth Dakota, .1/2 cup granulated sugar reunion on October 10at the day included 'The Messen- When planted in rows, theytake Mrs. Easter Mac Ward has:,J~('~ing in Medical Record Ad- after visiting her parents, Mr. 1 teaspoon vanilla Mt. Gilead Church. Over 400 gers,~ from the Glendale nap- on an artificial lookandffscat: eturn home fter s ndi diinistration and Mrs A M McNmll of Eight (8) ounces of cream people attended the day long tiNt Church, Ester Wise, Jeff tered in small clumps, they r ed a pe ng • • . . " event which featured singing, Cain and his wife. tend to look weak. In sandy several days in Gulfport, Mis- Grandparents of Mr. Maddox Lakewood. cheese good food and a speech by an "Bud" Aplin's family were soil, bulbs should be planted sissippi with Mr. and Mrs. One (1 pound, six ounce) can "Holiday designs from Indian Chief. also on hand with their famous deeper. Special care should Kenneth Ward and sons, Jason Annreclatlon Day fruit filling materials" will be the L. B. EllisorandCliffBiack- two-horse wagon and son Jeff be given to fertilizers and and Keith. --'/'~/~ "~ " "-',3 of a short course to man from Carolina, opened the on a pony. bulbs require good drainage at L.B.W. State Junior musical program with "Blue- and mulching. Mrs. Audrey Holley is visit- Prepare whipped topping ac- on November 9, 16and grass Gospel" music. Alsoen- Club President Vera Whid- ins in Williamston, Virginia, cording to package directions. Nina Taylor tertaining was Charles Black, Lockhart PTA don called on members to be- with her daughter and family, Held I Pa Refrigerate. Mix cream cheese for. Holiday wreaths backed up by the Bluegrass gin now working toward receiv- Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Flowers. ~ xto~ and sugars. Put the two mix- piary trees will be Boys. Black is from Sanford. thg the "Club of Distinction turns together and beat. Cut the class. Cost for the A group of local youth di- Spol~$ors Award" for the coming year. Miss Sharon Hayes of Mo- the angel food cake into two weeks course, which will reeled by Bruce Landingham She recently received that bile spent the weekend with layers. Spread mixture on on Tuesday eventn_g from near Samson, also sang. award on behalf of the club at her parents, Mr. and Mrs. ~ The Paxton Congregate Meal ma Mathis, Eva Thomas, Mike both layers, as if frosting a is eight dollars. Indian Chief Arthur Turner, Carnival a district meeting in Mobile Moody Hayes. Program had an appreciation and Jean Lambert, Dolores layer cake. Put fruit filling should pre-reglster the official chief of the entire and proudly displayed it for day for the Town of Paxton of- Tunnage, Jean Kennington, Ro- on top. class prior to October Creek Nation East of the Mis- The Lockhart PTA will be all to share and enjoy, ficial and employees Wednes- bert and Judy Hilton, Shelton H. telephoning the college Corresponding Secretary,Mr. and Mrs. Alllison Hut- day, October 13, 1976. The Thomas and JeniceArmstrong. Now, what could be easier? 6591. beforeSiSsippi'andgaVeaftera theSh°rtnoonbriefingmeal, holding a Halloween Carnival Mrs. Mickelsou, read a letter cheson and family of Dothan, dining room was decorated in at W. S. Harlan School on from Daffodil Garden Club visited his mother, Mrs. Geor- Halloween colors of black and fulIThe IndianChief fasion.aPpeared dressed in October 23 beginning at 6 p.m. President Rata Moseley in- gin Hutcheson during theweek- orange with fall flowers de- Followin~ lunch, ministers and going until. There will be a King and riling the Florala Garden Club end. corating the tables. Mayor THAT'S THE WAY IT OUGHT TO BE. to join them in the use of the Tommy Mathis emceed the pro- A lot of things have churchfr°m theandareahometown.gavetheir name, Queen Contest, all kinds of Ladies Club House on Beauti- Pvt. Stephen Hutchesonof Ft. gram which consisted ofgospel become pretty impersonal The Smith Family Singers games, sponsored by the tea- ful Lake Jackson this year. Gordon, Georgia, spent a long music by Lorene and Earline performed gospel music next chers in the various class- Clubs participating pay $25.00 weekend with his wife, Mrs. Milton. Vernell Gautney ac- these days. You've probably rooms, plenty of good food-- Stephen Hutcheson and rela- and their tiny daughter stole to help with the upkeep and in- companied at the piano by Sue had sornc experience lately, the show, according to reports, hot dogs, chili, cakes, colas turn use the club house for tires. Schofield and the Gospelettes They were followed by Ker- and coffee, meetings and special events, of Paxton. doing business over the Everyone is invited to join Then members who wish touse Mrs. Rebecca Scarborongh Mrs. Lois Alford lead the phone and with a computer.:~ nit Wright, from Marianna. tbe fun.. An oil painting of Moses was the club house when they are visited in Elba Saturday with group in Halloween games Well, we're here to tell ~, presented to "Uncle Frank hostess, pay $3.00 which fur- Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Scarbo- which were enjoyed by all. i Brewer" who celebrated his ther adds to the upkeep. This rough and family, and Mr. and Paxton poliCeman Robert ~/OU that's not Libc y 88th birthday on October 7. Church To Hold plan met with the approval of Mrs. Kris Scarberough.Hilton told the group how he l~ational s style. "Uncle Frank" is known far the majority of club members can be reached if anyone need- ) and wide as the last of the present. However, those who Mrs. Jerry Carter and ed him. blacksmiths. He came es- Halloween prefer to have meetings in their daughter, Ginger of Colum- To climax the program, Ma- pecially to hear Joe Bowden homes can continue to do so. biana visited with her father, yor Mathis presented corsages and the "Sounds of Salvation." Mrs. A. C. Sollars read a Alphus Henderson and grand- to the youngest and the oldest The painting was created by Fellowship letter from associate member mother, Mrs. A. T. Hender- participants, Mrs. Ella Caw- a local artist at the request of Mrs. B. C. Cox who is spend- son over the weekend, thorn was the youngest and Maxine Cravey who then asked Mrs. Genica Rhoads was the that it be presented to the old- oldest by being 87. est person at the homecoming. Mrs. Ellma Kyle presented A second gift, a bronze shield The Westside Baptist Church Jenice Armstrong with a cor- of wood, was presented to Mrs. is sponsoring a Halloween Fel- sage to show her how much the Marguerite Holley Cooper, for- lowship this Friday, October Congregate Meal Program ap- ~' merly of Samson, who traveled 22, from 7:00 until 9:00 at the preciated what she does for , the longest distance to be at the church, the program. There will be a varied list Everyone enjoyed a delight- Grace Baptist ofactiviUesfortheyo - Garden Club fulmea,. ple including fortune telling, Guests present included: Ma- fishing, the house of horrors, Notes yor Tommy Mathis, Irene M. Chu re h To hayrides and games. There Moore, Bessie Henderson, Rev. will be no charge for any of the H.E. Neeley, Lorene Milton, activities. Everyone is invited Earline Milton, Elbert and Have Sword to join them in the fun and fel- Adelia Thomas, Vernell Gaul- We still do business on lowship, hey, Bobby Kemp, councilmen- a Dcrsonal basis. One-to-one. Sunday her, Doris Kemp, Otis and Vel- l-TiC Liberty National Grace Baptist Church will by Vera Whiddon agent who writes your have it's annual Sword Sun- Matter Adams is reporiedly nay. Even tho.Ch Alice had to Class Meets L: olicy will come by every day October 24th. much improved this week at Well, this month has been be out of town for the sale, she • The Sword of the Lord is West Florida Hospital in Pen- outstanding in that our ac- had her contribution of plants now and then. Scc how tivittes came in doubles, the delivered to the sale by Mae, you're doing. Find out if the most outstanding funda- sacola, where he has been re- regular meeting and the Plant who was a "Rock of Gibralter" The Fidelis Sunday School mental christian newspaper, moved from intensive care. you have any questions or with sermons, inspirational mr- Adams suffered a heart at- Sale. It was a good thing itdid, in assisting the most capable Class of the First Baptist titles and other helpful items, tack enroute to Pensacola a for it more tlmn stimulated chairman in putting things to- Church met October 12 at problems. He'll bc around Very closely timed with this couple of weeks ago for a doc- our already high enthusiasm, aether - selling, and thinking of 7:00 p.m. in the home of Mrs. if you need to talk to The Publicity Chairman, how the sales in the future can Wilson Kendrick with Mrs. somebody. special day will be the renewal tor's appointment for surgery Merl~ Woodham, will give you be improved. Lois Newberry as co-hostess. of construction of the new build- concerning a knee problem. His the usual wonderful coverage It would take the whole Flo- Outreach director, Mrs. As- We do business on a ins. The roof materials will sister, Mrs. Islah Boles, was in The Florala News on both. rala News to list and narrate nes Cox opened the meeting" very personal basis. That's be delivered on October 22nd traveling with him at the time Alice Flournoy does a good on the excellent committees welcoming 17 members. Pra- the way it ought to be. and work will begin on Satur- and rushed him right on to the job filling in when Merle can't in our club and their 100% co- yer was led by Mrs. Bonnie day the 23rd and also on Mon- emergency room. Florala friends send their be at a meeting, operation with their President. Kelley. day the Z5th. All menwhowish love and hope his recovery will I sure want to stress that our Wow! Does that make a Pre- A gift was presented to last i to help on these days are urg- finance committee has done, sident hump? years director, Mrs. Virginia ~~l~Tl0~[~[Ji ed to be at the church early, be a speedy one. and is still doing, a marvelous Our next meeting willbewith Whitcomb by the class. Many persons have expres- job, with Sadie Moon Chairman, Mrs. Junnita Radford and Mrs. The devotional was given by Ned a desire to donate some Joyce Mullins and son Deric with Mac Welch and Alice Vassie Klmbrell on November Mrs. Alene Talbot on Ruth LIFE INSURANCECOMPANY labor. This will be the most from Mobile, Alabama, visited Flournoy able aed willing as- 11 (Armistice Day); be pat- from the book "Women of the appropriate times to do so. over the weekend with Mrs. sistants, riotic and be there for a se- Bible". The pastor or any man of the Eunice Jones, Mrs. VernaGee- Their superiority can be at- cond birthday party for Am- Delicious refreshments were Danny Harrison Phone 858-3745 "! church may be contacted for hagan, Mrs. Beulah Slaughter, tested to with the glowing suc- erica- "After '76". served by the hostel's of the further information, and Mrs. Vera Givens. of the sale last Fri- Until later Vera. Halloween motif.