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October 22, 1970

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DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. - ESTABLISHED IN 1900 - ON BEAUTIFUL LAKE JACKSON & GATEWAY TO THE GULF COAST LOCATION OF 100 CONSECUTIVE ANNUAL MASONIC CELEBRATIONS yEAR NUMBER 33 FLORALA, ALABAMA, COVINGTON COUNTY THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1970 SUBSCRIPTIONS - $4.00 IN COUNTY, $5.00 ELSEWHERE, PLUS STATE SALES TAX iii iiiiii~i~,i',ii~, i,~i~' ~ ii~' ~' ~i~,"~,~:' 'ill CITY SCHOOL Halloween Princesses contestants posing prettily for The Florala are, from left, back row, Miss Cindy Wondham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Miss Debbie Mitchell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Mitchell; Miss Lynn of Mr. and Mrs. James Denney; Miss Angela Peters, daugher of Mr. and Mrs. Miss Sue Jennings, daugher of Mrs. Mabel Jennings; Miss Donna Chavls, daughter Walker Chavis; center front, Miss Linda Taylor, daugher of Mr. and Mrs. Miss Kathy Lowery, daughter of Mrs. Betty Lowery; kneeling, Miss Linda of Mrs. Pearl Larkins. ladies will compote for the Princess title along with the Lockhart entries featured of the news. this newspaper will feature young ladies from Florala High School who will enter Halloween Queen. L~ SCHOOL contestants entering the "Little a part of the Halloween Carnival, sponsored Quarterback Club are, standing from left, Miss daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim McInvale; Miss daughter of Mr. and Mrs., R. J. Boyt~,ton; daughter of Greg and SuSan Stinson; Miss daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wayne Stevens; left, are Miss Tina Colvtn, daughter of Mr. and and Miss Kathy McInvale, daughter of Mr. McInvale. will be an event of Saturday night, October 31 Guard Armory in Florala. of fun things have been planned for the children Walk, Country Store, Wheel of Fortune. Fish Pond, Dart Game, Candy Drawing, Number Board, Throw, Catch the Apple, Grab Bag, and cOntestants entering the contest were featured in Paper. Be sure to vote for your favorite conies- Vote. Proceeds will go toward sponsoring an All purchasing trophies, and many other expenses Quarterback Club. meeting Troop Will be held Thurs- the Fellowship Church. meeting has been 8-14 interested in 6eout, and those who were members of the in- active troop are urged to attend the meeting. The Florala Lions Club will be the sponsor of the Troop, Jack Rhoades, a spokesman for the chib said. Parents are also invited to the meeting. Football fans of this areacan see the future team of Florala this Saturday night in Mathews Stadium as the Pee-Wse foot- bah season gets underway. Boys age 7 thru 12 in two classifications have been prac- ticing for the past two weeks. Team members were is- sued uniforms this past week and should be ready to go at kick-off time, 7 p.m. in Mat- hews Stadium. Through the efforts of the Florala and Lockhart schools this program will benefit future teams of the Florala High School. In the pee-wee ~oot- ball program the boys are di- vided into weight and age groups. Boys age 7 thru 10 weighing 60 to 90 pounds play in the first division while boys age II and 12 weighing 90 to 120 pounds play in the larger group. Each boy is assigned to the team of his weight and age group and is required to wear foot- ball equipment for the upmost in safety. Practice time is limited to 4 1/2 hours per week for larger boys, 3 hours for smaller boys, with each boy being required to keep his grades in good standing. Not only does this program help in training boys in foot. ball but gives leadership and good citizenship training as well. Boys thrive on sports ASSISTANCE NEEDED IN activity and it gives them a strong senseofbelongiug. Many PURCHASING UNIFORMS a boy who would otherwise be- While most parents were able come a school drop-out has to purchase football equipment stayed in school due to the ath= for their boys, many areunable letic program. In the weight group ofe0to90 pounds there are two teams. The Tigers are coached by James Peters, Paul Townsend, Jim Zessln, and Jack Vaughan. The Kittens are coachedby Hub- bard Byrd, Joe Melton and Ri- chard Westenberger. In the weight group of 90 to to do so. Cost of such equip- ment is $24.50 per boy. At the present time 6 boys are without such equipment. Any- one who would like to help with the above can do so by contact- ing Joe Evans or any of the coaches of the poe-wee teams. 120 pounds are two teams. The Vikings are coached by Hubert Monroe Anderson and Joe Evans, and the TroJans are coached by Jim- Guilty my Hughes, Henry Evans and Lamar Mitchell. Pleas In the next issue of this paper a complete roster of ~o To Murder boys will be carried. The pee-wee football pro- James Earl Monroe pleaded gram has a rules committee guilty here Tuesday to first- composed of coaches of teams degree murder in the Sept. 4 plus Coach Barldey Peele and slaying ofa20-year-oldnursing Coach George Lancaster, as student and threw himself on well as Principals Charles Ste- the mercy of the court. venson and Erskine Ziglar. He was charged with beat- Remember Saturday night, ing Linda Ann Harden to death. The guilty plea, a reversal October 24, at 7 p.m., Mathews of an earlier plea of not guilty Stadium. Support the futu1'e by Monroe at his arraignment, Wildcats. There will be no ad- followed day-long courtroom mission. The hat will be activity and qualifying and se- passed, lectiug a Dry. MISS ROBBINS ELECTED FRESHMAN SENATOR AT ESJC Elections held this week at Enterprise State Junior College determined five freshman sen- ators for the Student Govern- ment Association (SGA) and six #:beerleaders for the coming basketball season. Joining nine sophomores elected last spring to the SGA are freshmen Evelyn Robblns of Lockhart and Glen Earl Coles, Dabble Crumpler, Ann Johnson, and Buddy Saarcy, all of En.. terprlse. Cheering the Boll Weevils to victories this fall will be Mar- ianne Beckham, Sheila McCall and Jane Martin, all of En- terprise, Robin Conrad of Ft. Rucker, Debbie Cooley of Chan- cellor, and Ruth Evans of Hart- ford. The ftrstbasketballgame is scheduled for November l9 at Alabama Christian College in Montgomery. Typing Class PAT HATCHER, Enterprise State Junior College's october Available To calendar girl, has been enjoying the late fall warm weather. A freshman at ESJC majoring in pre-journallsm, she graduated Paxton Citizen from Kinston High School. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Hatcher of Elba. Tne Beginner Typing Class, a course offered by the Oka- loosa Walton Junior College Extension at Pax-ton, has not yet been filled. People who de- sire to take this course can still The dramatic announcement, made by Presiding Judge Riley P. Green, came as a surprise to a courtroom of interested spectators. Following admission of the plea, the state called its only witness of the day to establish findings surrounding the death of Miss Harden. James L. Small of the State Toxicilogy and Criminal Inves- tigating Department in Mont- gomery, said cause of death was FRESHMAN SENATORS elected at Enterprise State Jlmlor College this fall are, standing, Buddy, Sebrcy, Evelyn Robblns of I.~ckhart, and seated, Ann Johnson, Glen. Earl Coles, and Deb- bie Crumpler. PERSON ACCUMULATING THE MOST POINTS during the 1970 season will receive this beautiful trophy to be presented this Saturday night at the final Shoal River Saddle Club Horse Show. Pictured are H. A. Weaver, vice-president of the club, John Petty, president and Mrs. Effle Fleming, secretary-treasurer. The Shoal River Saddle Club will sponsor their last horse show of the year Saturday, Oc- tober 24. The events will get underway at 5 p.m. Grady Pinnel of Holt, Florida will be the judge, and Hay Flem- trigs of Florala, ring master. There will be twenty-four events including calf roping. A first place trophy and four small trophies for each event will be awarded. There willbe a Junior and senior high point trophy and as an added attraction the per- shock and hemorrhage and mul- tiple fractures to the skull of the student nurse. He said he performed an autopsy on the body that in- dicated Miss Harden also had been sexually molested. On cross-examinalinn, Small said that his examiuation of the alcohol content in the dead wo- man's system showed areading of .08 per cent, and that the legal limit for operation of a motor vehicle stands at .10 per cent--although that figure could vary from .05 per cent upward, depending on the sub- ject. court-appointed defense at- torueys are H. Eugene Lane of Enterprise and Terry L. Butts of Elba. District Attorney Lewey Stephens Jr. and Asst. District Attorney Andy Hollis, both of Elba, are prosecuting. Miss Harden's severely beaten body was found in a clump of high weeds about 20 feet off a farm-to-market road 20 miles northeast of Elba. Monroe, 26, was arrested Sept. 4 at the home of his fat.. register at Paston High School. her-in-law, Curtis Bull of The course is offered on Tues- Brundidge. day and Thursday evenings from Court resumed with ad- 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., from now ditional testimony expected by until December 18. the state at 9 a.m. Wednesday. /_C~ LIGHT AvING- T, |Benjamin Franklin ori~Jsed the idea in 17S4 I |but Englishman John W~t re/. I Jhe Elan ) |of putting clocks one house daylight" in Eng- I 1land in 1907. .J DST CHANGES BACK TO CST 2 O'CLOCK SUNDAY MORNING should be set back one hour so that Sunday mornings acti- vities will be correct. Don't forget, set your time. pieces back one hour Saturday night, Daylight Saving Time will give over to Standard Time officially at 2 o'clock Sunday morning. Alabama and the nation go back to Central Standard Time Sunday morning at 2 o'clock. Sunday morning the clock will be one hour later than tt has been since going on Daylight Saving Time in April. Before going to bed Saturday night all clocks and watches REGISTRARS IN FLORALA, SAT. THE BOARD OF REGISTRARS will be in session in Florala for the purpose of voter reldentiflcation the following Saturdays during the month of october: Saturday, October $, 24, and 31. The hours are from 8 until 12. son that has made the most points at the shows this year will receive an end-of-the-year trophy to be presented at the end of the show. The Club has purchased a piece of property and hope to move the arena this fall and be ready to show at the new loca- tion in the spring. The Shoal River Saddle Club arena is now located on the Florala-Mossy Read high- way near Shoal River on High- way 285. PLAYERS OF THE WEEK - Mike Lassiter and Kenneth Vaughan were selected last week as Wildcat players of the week at FHS. Selections are made each week by a committee of the Wildcat Quarterback Club. Lasstter and Vaughan, in addition as honored gridiron heroes, were the team captains for the Florala - Andalusia game last Friday. EDITOR'S NOTE - An account of the Florala-Andalusia foot- ball game was not received from the FHS sports reporter tiffs weak. The 'Cats, however, did lose to the 'DOgs 55-0