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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, 7 Creek Pow-Wow Saturday, October 26 BILL DICKINSON ! Bill will be meeting the people of 3O to discuss the issues in the campaign and learn your views on the things you're concerned about. , ... Works For Pd Pol Ad. Dickinson for Congress Committee Sam Jackson & BiU McDaniel, Chairmen I I I ,, T,!EIL,! :K CA ~ SALE ENDS OOT. 25 StlEILA llENDERSOA' COMPETES IN PEA NUT FEST! ;'A L Sheila Henderson, the reign- ing Miss Florala, will repre- sent the City of Florala at the National Peanut Festival during the week of October 21-26. Dur- ing this week she will be com- peting with other girls from the Wiregrass area for the title of Miss National Peanut Festival. On Wednesday night, she will be in the swimsuit and evening gown competition at the North- side Mall. The talent competi- tion is the feature for Thursday night, and the pageant itself will be held on Friday night. Both of these features will be held at the Dothan Opera House. Sheila is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Henderson of Route Two, Florala. She is active in Beta Club, Paper Staff, F. H. A., and is President of the Science Club. Janie Hammond Honored Kitchen Shower Miss Jannie Hammond, bride- vember 18, was honored with an covered elect of Wyman Russell, whose afternoon kitchen shower at the with lace, wedding will be an event of No- home of Mrs. W. R. Peters green net, Thursday, October 17. bells and bowS. M ddo As theguestsarrivedtheywere Punch, a x invited to sign the Bride's Book. were served The table was covered with a All appoil I=eatured white cut-work cloth and held a stal and silver. vase of rose buds. Miss HammOnd Wh Miss Hammond chose a blue useful gifts frol In ~ O and white pin-stripe dress. The Senior ClaSS • . hostess presented Miss Ham- Goolsby. other John Patrick Maddox, a sen- mond and honor guest,Mrs. Tho- W. R. Peters ior at Florala High School, was mas Hammond and Mrs. H. C. Finley. recently notified that he is to be Russell, with corsages. featured intheEighthAnnualEdi- White mums were used tion of Who's Who Among Am-throughout the living and dining hanel erican High School Students, room. The serving table was ~|| r,d, - 1973-74, the largest student award publication in the nation. Mitchell Pat is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Maddox of Route l, Celeb tes Andalusia, Alabama. He is ac- r a tire in F. F. A. , the F Club and is a member of the Florala ~...kL_J . o High Varsity Football Team. He [~|ru]uay was awarded the F.F.A. State Farmer Degree in Montgomery, Alabama in June, 1974. In addition to having his bio- graphy published in the book, Pat will als0. compete for one of ten scholarship:awards of $500 to $1,000 funded by the publishers and will be participate in the firm's annual "Survey of High Achievers". Pat plans toattend Auburn Uni- versity upon graduation in June. Hold Sin0 A Gospel Sin Saturday night, the Chapel Hill at 7:30 p.m. Featured Mr. P. M. Mitchell celebra-"Singing Chapel ted his 72th birthday at his home Tucker Aplin Sunday, October 20th with appro- ximately 60 friends and relatives attend. attending a "good old fashion dinner•" * * * * Mr. Mitchell's comment about the dinner was, "It was prepared }{uman r|attlrt' by some of the best cooks in ˘'ourag('s indiv: Florida and Alabama." Afterthe an excuse delicious meal fellowship was I)cz} to desire. enjoyed by everyone. , , , * City Council Minutes Minutes ot a regular meet- a motion was made by Court- cerise. The ing of the Florala City Court- cilwoman Hutchinson and so- led to the next cil held at Activities Build- conded by Mickler that" theCity There being ing, State Park, Florala, hla- discontinue purchasing guns on iness to come bama on 14 October, 1974. an individual basis and buy them cil, an Present: Mayor Joe R. only for police personnel. Car- cihnan AnderSOn Evans; City Clerk: Linda~,. tied with all in favor,by Jones to adj0 Cassady; Councilmembers: 'The owner of the Western with all in Anderson, Jones, Zorn, Mick- Station came before the Court- ing will be 28 ler and Hutchinson; Visitors: cil to ask about his applica- 6:00 p.m. Lou PeIham, Jean Jones, Lynn tion for off premises beer li- Building at the Zorn, Vernon Cassady, Joe Cox, Park Ranger McLain, ' ' .f.~ ' Buddy Strickland, Kim George• ALUMINUM i ~II~/PIIIII~P The meeting was called to ONE WEEK ONLY o 0CT.25 THRU _.. . /AI LrWAIlile order by Mayor Evans. Mr. Kim George led the group in ~'~b~ prayer.Theminutes ofthe KWA SELECTION CONS,STS ov Merle Norman regular meeting of 23 Septem- ber''.'_::" -DINNER O.KS her 197 were read and ap- Studio ( s ".,L~. -- DINNER KNIVES Mr. Kim George came be-Vanity Beauty -~V111,,'T1,lN ; TEAKI-:TI'I.E -I)1:11 PAN _~....~,/ . , ~ proved. -I{OASTIN(; I'AN -3 i)('. SAUCE PAN ,J~j~~.~ ~ -TEASPOONS ~, t(~re the Council and presented -3 P(' HAN(;F SET SF:T ~~- ~K')\ -SOUP SPOONS ~[~ FOR to each of them a written re- -('OVEIH~:I) CAKE SEID,'EI{ -:1 QT. ('()VEIIF:I) / ~'.~ r" ] -SERVING port of the financiaL condi- APPRECIATION WEEK spECI .•, ........ :, ...... ,. . ~e~s .',-*, ,-,,v"an'-~t~=atio~' ,~"~e'~e-" ";'20.OO Permanents $16 -:~ QT. ('(H:;tNI)F:H' " " S,,Xt'~'E" I'(~T / ~~ : [ , oo,~w I ql,P'V cent increase in the price of ./ ~I '1 .~22%''''~ '~ ~ natural gas. ~~ ~~~ ~/~ Next on the agenda was a $ | ..00 Perrnanen|. S | 0,' °= ~' ~: :"~ Planning Board appointment. I~ 4!::'~i ~,,o. , i :i::: .. Councilwoman Hutchinson made a motion that Joe Cox I • .;: ~ • be reappointed to fill a sixWE ALSO HAVE THE NATURAL M$14 year term to expire 16 Sep- CONDI TION, SHAMPOO, STYLING tember, 1980. Motion was se- t conded by CouncilwomanMick- LOTION & SPRAY, ! j~ BOYS' ~k~?~" '''' l I t' /~ ~1~ resignedl;:r'and carried with all in fa-Mr" JaCkfromZOrn thenthe verballYschool WHILE IN' ALSO CHECK WITH US F0gLATEST COLOR IN MERLE NORM'" Hoard. Resignation was ac- MAKE UP. : BIBB OVERALLS / ] I!i II copied by Council. Mr. Zorn " i 0e (Kim)then nominatedGeorge toMr'fillKermitthe va-H" STYLISTS: SANDY HENLEY DIANNE " Price DENIM ~ • ~ $~ ~l ~ |'~)1 |[~l cancy which will expire in hp- WANOA WILKERSON $1.27 SIZES S-lS ~ • ~ # II~l [ |Irl |~.~l ril 1977. Other nominations will be accepted if presented EDNA LONG, APP. r ~ ~ ~ ~ to the City Clerk and a deci-" PHONE 858-0265 = , sion will be made at the next ~ FOR APPOINTMENT T ~ PANTY HOSE Council meeting. GIRLS' Next was the Gas Board appointment. A motion was TIC, S ~~ made by Councilwoman Mick- • let that Rupert Greene be ap- pointed, seconded by Council- PETITE -, AVERAGE man Zorn. Those in favor: MY MINUTE MES Jones, Zorn, Mickler and Hut- SIZES I-GX & 7-14 !~Lll ~ • • J " • ~ • • J • 1 ASSORTED STYLES ]~'~l~ ~ ~ ~ l~.~ l~ TALL chinson. Opposed: None. Ab- staining: Councilman ADder- MR. PREACHER, I WOULD LIKE TO AND !/1 ~ son. AS A YOUNG PERSON, I MUST GIVE UP COLORS. , Our Reg. gave a progress report on the ING TO YOUR IDEA? CAN'T I GET SAV ' . , i Price .57c old Armory and recreation ac- ANYTIME, IF GOD IS AS MERCIFUL AS tivities. The Board has decid- HE IS? Friend, maybe you have misunderst° _ 97C! ~ ,~ ! 1 ed that a Coordinator is now one. For myself I have never even intim~ ' , ~. needed to plan functions and you will have to give up your pleasures in~ o for the job. Salary was dis- never given up anything unless it is to pal airP ir recommended Mr. Strickland be religious. Most religious folk in the wo.. cussed and Mr. Strickland said little of their, money. Religion is onething a~ he would take the jobfor$80.00 tion is another. You can be religious, "~ O ~ per week plus $20.00 a week join most churches, and go on as you h~ expenses. He further stated going. I must tell you, however, that such that if the City could not pay is positively worthless, and will no more ~-~c~ , ~ , ! , ,,, , this salary, he would take the to heaven than someone's lodge. Jesus sa job for less. A committee con- must be born again." When we are born a ~'~ : i~ ~ "-- ~ " ~:~i "[/i ~/' ~rt: . CANDY BATH TOWEL sisting of CouncilwomenMic- born anew, we are new creatures, Orourne~a~ ,,o... o,, w.. o, ,,,e ,o,ono. .kler and Hutchinson and Coun- C .'~nan Zorn was appointed to appetites, and aspirations will have changeu i i: ~ it STOCK UP FOR HALLOWEEN L t. x "~."~ \\ ~ eon~der the proposition and Word hds this to say, ',For the grace of' t ' ' - !-'~ : • S IGHT IRREGULARS ~ k ' ~. '~,\~-.,.~ ) report back at the next meet- brtn,~eth salvation hath appeared to all men. .... - ~ .... ~(,rt FUN SIZE BARS SELECTION" '22 .... . " %~ ~~ I~-- . " x 44 FRINGED ing us that, denying ungodliness and worldly 11 should have soberly, righteously~ and godl~ "-~, " " ; ' CONSISTS OF" MILKY WAY, iWHITES AND S ID ing. , : .... " i ' ::~ " OL The job of Building Inspec- ' . SNICKERS, 3 MUSKETEERS, i OL present world" (Titus 2:11,12). SpeakingofP1~ [• C ORS tor was again ~ discussed, not one of these which you leave behind when_ ' . ~, ]t,~ M&M PLAIN, M&M PEANUTS. I' " ~ ; Mayor Evans told of different to Christ has ever satisfied the soul of a si,, t~I~ Our Re " - ~ For " ~ 1~ 'k~ individuals whohadtalkedwith , .-~ "'. Price g~ ) him about the job. A decision her. The soul was made for something bigg ,~..T~..;I~ i| : .#~-X g. l'rice $1.27 Our Reg. -- " L '~ ~ will be made later, ter, and a thousand times more blessed than ~~ 97 ~IOO ~ City Recorder Allen Cook the world can offer. You will never see tl~until first full surrender is made to " II C $1.97 ~ V ~' requested a fee increase. Coun- ever, a .cilman Zorn was asked to check No one who has thus completely surrende~ Christ has ever yet testified that Christ is into the matter and see what or that He does not satisfy. "He satisfietla ft. . other cities in our area were lag soul," Fifty-three years ago your writ, CANDLES POPCORN TREND paying and report next meet- farewell to the old crowd and the old life ~ ing. rendered himself to Christ. Life haS Mayor Evans read the only without its corffltcts, but it has been free, ~ ;,2 POPPER A bid received regarding roof- i!~ ?iai~li!r~::~a~u~V~2~I!~bih::~ I~ii . Styles Consists P LIQUID DISH ing of Fire Department and re- satisfying. Never once has there been a seCt' • Of: 3" x 9" Grotto,~ flooring the Police Station. He , pointi~d out that the Fire De-n r t~~ ~ ~:"a:d?e C~:;nd:n-' ~~,~. JUST RIGHT FOR (~"