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IMAGE SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USEr~[~IF~CT4TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. rt%v~.l E., -- Garden Clubs Hold Joint Meeting The Daffodil Garden Club held its October meeting at the Lake Jackson Club House and met joi3tly with the Paxton Garden Club Both clubs enjoyed an informative talk and showing of slides on roses by Mr. Mer- ton Reeves. All members would again like to thank Mr. Reeves for giving such a worthwhile program Following the program, the THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, History Club Holds Meeting The History Club met Thurs- day, October 17, at the club house with Mrs. Don Dean hos- tess. She served a delicious plate of pumpkin pie, cheese sandwiches, bacon thins, ~vith coffee to 17 members and 5 guests. The guest were Mrs. G. W Pittman, Miss Barbara Ballard, Judge E. W. Cars- well, Mr. Don Dean and MR. time De Soto came to this area, several of them died from the white mansdiseases. TheSpa- niards sent Priest to chris- tianize them. The Chattahoo- chee River clearly shows it was named from an Indian tri- be, with the Utches living up stream on the north and the Chactis on the south. In 1650 to 1702, GoD. Moore of Caro- efforts have failed. He told of an Indian mound found in Jack- son County, Florida. Aflerdig- ging, it has been determined it was a place of safety for the Indians in time of danger. He said it seemed a shame that people lived in this area so long and must have loved it, to just go into oblivion and he hopes some day they can find boundary lines. Mrs. Eiland read the minutes and checked the roll. Mrs. Grady Williams announced that she will take orders on Brights of America. Mrs. Otis Mathis, gave Mrs. Pittman credit for helping the prospectus committee on the historical programs planned for the year. Mrs. Pittman is an WEIGHT WATCHERS CORNER By: Alberta Gam[ members of the clubs enjoyed Merton Reeves. lina over ran the Chactis in some of the descendants of the outstanding historian and her refreshments of Halloween Mrs. J. E. Scarborough, pre- Florida, killing some and cap- Chactas. help is greatly appreciated in ADDING squares, sausage balls, ribbon sident, called the meeting to turing women and children. Judge Carswell, is a writer, this area. She announced that CLEA] pimento sandwiches, coffeeand order. "America The Beau- Some fled and drifted on toMo- as well as a Historian and has they were reissuing, in part, colas, prepared by Mrs. Wai- tiful" was sung and the club bile and were protected for just finished another new book some of the Bicentennial old REI lace RasberryandMrs. Martell collect repeated. 75 years by the French. Then on the History of Washington books that have been out of Johnston, who were the hos- Mrs. Merton Reeves, leader the English were in command County, Florida called "Tem- print Wi teases for the joint meeting, of the program, introduced her and they were driven out and pestuous Triangle". He has a Mrs. W T. Perry willbehos- The members were then ad- husband, Merton, who then in- drifted on to Louisiana forano- chapter on Alabama and West tess for the November 7 meet- BUSINESS journed until theirnext monthly meeting dates. DANNY HARRISON troduced the guest speaker, ther 75 years. Since there were Florida's love affair that will ing. Mrs C. A. Ganey will CouRT Judge E. W. Carswell of Chip- only about 300 left, they just be interesting to people outside talk on the "Old Spanish Trail" ley, Florida. disappeared Judge Carswell of Washington County. He ex- - members willanswer rollcall The subject in keeping with said he had tried to trace this plains how Florida and All- by naming a settlement on the PERSONALS RECEIVES the Club theme, Heritage '76 - tribe to Texas but so far his bama kept trying to change the old trail. the past, was "American In- Our meeting Monday night, as dians, the Southeastern Tri- usual, got off to a good start, Friends of Mr. and Mrs.Mil- with some overjoyed with there- ner Perry and their chfldren will HONORABLE PLAQUE bes", Judge Carswell in his knowledgeable manner talked GRACE CARSON suits of faithfulness, "Knowing be glad to know they have moved Mr. Danny Harrison of East on the lost tribe, the Chactis, and doing". One lady lost six into their new home on North Fourth Avenue, Florala was because they were ours. They pounds. Sixth Street. recently honored by his asso- were near Tallahassee at the The 18 present, counting one ciates and management of his CIRCLE VISITS WITH new members and two life-tim- Mr. and Mrs,. William Price district when they selected him coming event could not go un- os:t IR 112 ~undg and daughters, t~ecena anu ~ne- as the exceptional life insur- mentioned. He has such profound / er~k'ftl~'r'the ~rog~ramon the"wise !ia and MrsW. W. Price all of ance man of the quarter, love for the souls of men MRS. ILLER " h is not ~.ocLqart visltm in Montgomery ole owl , we found e They presented him with a He always preaches the gospel in only wise in "knowing" what to during the weekend with rela- . . i~ Members o t e Grace Car- personalized plaque acknow- the power of the Holy S rit f h eat and how to eat but is wise tines ledging the merits of hls ach- Many were present, who.fdund son elrcle" met wlth" Mrs. O. L. tn "doing" - that's eattng the ....... ievement God for the first tlme, in the Mill r h ast w r The selection was based not days of their youth, m our httle en ' right food to keep him in shape.. ~rlena..s .wlu De .~;~tclrne~s . . . e t ep eek. M s. . Miller has be~_. sick and has Think! have you ever seen a to.Know, tn.a.[ Mr~L;OHI) .. .. S only on his sale of life lnsur- Church. One of the Brunson miss~ ~ lot of the_ ~ctiviti~_s ,, ,, 9 emereo the tlaptlst Hospital ......................... bi~ fai.. owl. or one that need- . ance for the quarter, but also girls, Mildred, came . forward of the church laielv. It is" ~ood ed to lose weight? They agreed. Sunday for tesls, on his general attitude towards during the song of invitatlon to re- that h i now im roved~ nd . se s p a But after the test, we learned . the life insurance business, dedicate her life to God able to entertain they were wise in knowing, but . Mrs. Mildred Kendrlck, Mrs: Mr Harrison represents Li- Mrs Brunson graciously pre- " . failed in doing Only two were JUlia Jernlgan, ~olonel ann - . - The meeting presided over ... .... berty Natlonal Life. Insurance. sented a large white Biblle tothe by Mrs Guy Wilson. Followin~ left standinR who were 100~lezal Mrs. S. E. Fame recently vlmted Company's Andalusia offlce. Church to be placed upon the prayer by Mrs Nannie Hodge~ last week ...... in Atlanta with relatives. Communion table - opened at St r " " M s. Mae Summerhn, Ado Mc- Don't we find this true in every John 14 Neill, Mrs. T,. B. Holley, and walk of life. We know what is Friends of M.r. Dan .R.uther- There were tears of gladness Mrs. Ross Palmer gave papers th~ right thin- to dn but fail to ford regret to learn ol his re- HOMECOMING A T flowing from eyes throu.ghout the on the various facets of mis- d'o- whY't" is,r~ght. -'James 4:17 cent accident: He is now re- Sanctuary, over the reahzatlon of .qinnprv ]ifw, Min,fo~ nf th~ cuperatmg at home ............. , ..................... tells us: He that knoweth to - the divine friendship manifesting last meeting were read and ap- do good and doth it not is sin" . . CLEAR SPRINGS itself m mutual love and sym- nrnvad by tha ~aerat2rv Mr~ It is intended for us tohave heal- Terry Holley .of. University. ........... h ......." ............ " ..... pazny Looxmg hack tnrougn t e . .. . Ado McNeill, Following a bus- thy bodies now Who is to blame9 of Alabama spent the weezena years at tne precious memory ot , at home with relatives Let s wise up and do something . . . iness session, the year books CHURCH worship and Holy teaching clus- w~r~ di~trihnh~d tered there Thevoxcet atspoz about it next week. We,will have . " h - -e ................. a surprise for you, don t missit. Mr. and_Mrs. Grady..Davls There was more to our me wnen" " l" was a child was Tasty refreshments of punch A member shared with us her ana Mr. ann Mrs. Kussen .ay- coming than a bare memoriai day. _ ................. l ...... e and cookies were served by the ~, liUW t~UIIUIU~ L1U UtU~I As we san~ How firm a foun- . . .... hostess, assisted byMrs.Hodge delicious caserole of mixed tuna es and Mrs. Edward Red. cling, ,, - contains an equivalent mr our - and fresh fish Here is one from toured North Carolina ana Ten- datmn a multltude of deep and ............ and Mrs. Summerhn. Meeting our new Weight Watchers ma~a- nessee, and the Smokey Moan- tender emotions awakened in our wu;u. n v .my. : . ...... w adjourned with prayer by Mrs. .... v -- ~ h~trf~ ar,: m,~mories as Jony ~mltn aeolcateo the IIO - Hod~e zine tams and enloYed the beautiful ......... r ................. ers placea m tne cnurcn, in mem --~ " we stood in the inheritage of ..... ovedones~Among those present were "Pepper Casserole Autumn scenery. ory m some ueceasea ~. the Lord in that foundatlon of ........... Mrs. Palmer, Mrs. Holley, L, racle AaKlson alU a reaolng Mr~ MoN~ill Mrg l medium green pepper, seeded Mr. and Mrs. 'Edward Davis love. callea "',eaven "" ............ ' ................ - and cut in rings and Mr. and Mrs. Eldon HOd- The sweetest spot on earth when"'- we were" msmlssea ..... mr tin, Mrs. Hodge, Mrs. Wilson l medium red pepper seeded and nail, all of Florala, have just___which_memry--_.hIds. is the child-wb "" r luncn," .......... wnat a veantimlsoclalnour and visitor, Miss Vera Whiddon. cut in rings recently returned home from a noon nome. ruts xs at ~tea ........... ...... " .... S"ri--s means to so many who ann a null we spent ou[slue wltn ~ ......~f aroinoa tuna fish visit In Kentucky. While there, offi~,.~ ..... ~ C~,,~nho,-13plates piled high with food. Be- PERSONAL "'fla~'~~ ............ Mrs. Davis and Mr. Hudnall The nature of the fellowship tleve me mere was no s ag ......... -"" " ................... hurte 12 ounces cooked fish flaked visited with their two sisters o it. ...... we enjoyed in our youth was a " . . .......... r rienus oz A. M. MCt~eln l cup canned sliced mushrooms, Mr: and_ Mrs. fellowship of lasting love. That The.passing of the years nave are. sorry to hear of " " k , l~SIl|l hunt aria Mr ann Mrs. I cup skimmed mll ..... love was re-newed on this day wrongm many cnanges lntneout, cent setback at Floram Me- I/2 cup water Jim forest. Bett,, O'Shields made the wel- ward appearance of acquain- moriai Hospital where he has I packet chicken broth or, one . . " comin~ sneech to the hallowed !ances, but that inward friend- been confined for several days. bouillon cube Miss vera Whiddon nas as .~ ~ zmess ann respect is me same 1 teaspoon imitation butter fla- .her guests over the weekend, associates that were present for .......... " fhic ~'14r, m~rnmina," She cn,,bl At a garnering.such as pus, ...... vorind~ ner cousin, Mrs. W. A. ~toKes ................. ,, ............... you nnu out you are not tne onl-~y I/2 teaspoon dry mustard r ' of Pensacola, Florlda,hardly contain her emotions asone wno .... is Ionzing older Yes, Mrs. Jesse Daiqs and Jackie of she looked out over the congre- _ _~ ... : Brewton, Albama; Mr and Mrs Arrange I/2 ofthepeppe rings ......... anu greyer. ~ut we compnmen- in a casserole dish. Toss light- . .Mr.. ann Mrs. u an Jones ot gatmn at the smiling, happy, fa- ,,,,, ,,~ -'*her t~''" *o eachot Eddle Goolsby and Brenda MIl- tly until well mixed, tuna fish, .M.,aml,_~~.or.*.a.a: Mrs._ Rose miliar faces, of pastandpresent, ~ =~,':"." _ .... ~ "_ ..... : ler of Crestview, Florida; Mr. her, ilstenea, carea, crxeu anu ,,tw~ad fish and mushrooms Klrg/ana ol Winter ,'art, ~lo- members and friends, who came ,,,,,,~ ~,,~o ,,~ ........... and Mrs. Henderson (Edith Bos- S{~nover ~ppers in(iish. Corn- rida, and Mrs. Lee Morgan, to share this. occasion, b rs "?:~'cncamg ourlng~''? "-~zne ..... socla*t'*? nour*"~'~ enburg)Florid of DeFuniak Springs, bine skim milk, water, chicken .or rmrala, were ulnner guests Recogmtion of past mem e ,.~w .... ,~ anxlous" in ...... see menu- a; Mr. and Mrs. Perry broth, mix butter flavoring, .m the home of Mr. and Mrs. past pastors and friends were in _ Reeves, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Riley waiter ,ouge, ~unuay. order resuas. .... of Svea, Florida; James and and dry mustard;mixwell. Slow- .. _ ' "" Hod e's " h h r h me urunsons ha(. to made Br n rk wI h Mrs Jones IS Mr g On the behalf of t e c u c ........... e da Pe ins of Fort Ruck- ly pour over fish Top "t re- " - .... ; - Ra_ttv nra~antadMr.~ LizzieHar early to travel me long alstance o,. s~oho,,,o mammg" " pepper rings. Bake 350 neice ann Mrs. ~Ir~lana ana, .... ""- ............ -home We were saddeneu~- at ~" .......... degrees_ F. 15 mlnutes' or until" Mrs... Morgan are Mr.,Hodge .s rison with a giant print Bible melr'- " "'ueparture" Our hearts are proud to have heated through Makes fourser- slsters. They were also VlSl- as she was acknowledged as being u,.. #^, ;,.~..[.~ ,.~ .... , ,,, ~ .... friends like these, and others, vin~s- - -- " - tors at the Florala Memorial a member of this church for 72 .. --~.. ..... '~." ..... ~ '~.'~ who shared this marvelous day --- Hospital where Mr Hodge is vonr_~ Mr~ "I.i~.~.if~" was es me uyess family come ~unoay ,,,h ,,~ Hol)e to see less of you next . . " - ............... - ........ week. ~ a patient, corked up front by her daughter, bring us a message May God bless us all until we in song mat mane us xee~ n~e ' Beatrice Watson. Others of her ......o -h them meet again. ~,on was speaking tar ug P ~(EARS family present were her grand-,^, o ~,h;~ ~....w~ ,,~ ,.oliovo When you pray, remember, to son, Dois Watson and his family. :7 "" ""'? .... v~,, -,, ; ~ -~ pray for John A. McCollough who ine sorrow ol our nonorea guests Mark and Dee Dee Watson are . . will go into the Bay Memorial , ueparture two of Mrs. Lizzie s many great- .. -- ' .......... h- Hospital, in Panama City, this for [nose wno taooreu (JH t e grand children ............. m- week, for his second surgery, ) m er i as t;ommlttee to make upmeno e- . John (Boy) Su m I n w ~....; ............... ~;....o within a few weeks. praised for perfect attendance in ~"'~ F..' ~o~'~"~'~ s'f~ra~e Willie Hollowly remains criti- e&L~ILIU~ tu &~.vo~ aall, u.~' ,.~ . church thls past year. Bettypm- _ ........... ._ cally Ill In Opp Mlzelle Hospl- 1| 6002 ned a boutonniere to his pocket ......... anu rlzmon ~mltn tal. Bobby Nelson is homebut Our hearts rejoiced at suchade- .. ..... _ . _ very ill. Also continue to pray r n W an Ha un nenan oI our ,,astor ann . dlcated pe so . e s g ppy .......... for Naomi Bell, ReD. J. L. Har- BlrtMmv to him H~ had reeen [ne t~nurcn as anouy we wlsn to ,.~ o,,~ m~l m,~l~,-,. tlv celehrated his 7'~th birthdav express appreclauon to eac P,-~o,a~ ,~ f.~oo~. ~..,-i,,.~ ~l ........ "il h d h-'a o o-f i'" member, and each friends for the ....... ~. ........ ~" .... ~" ~ll,,~laL"aml~lI~.-~w,=-~|~le Rose Ha a t e f v r n- . ........... Church will be saddened to learn rl trodlleinff the Mo.~e Rrunson fa wonaerlui spirit wnlcn prevauea that last R.ndsv f3ef~h~r ~.n through the weeks Revival con mill our honored guests of the ........... - we were struck with a heart cluamg wire homecoming xour , 1974 Homecoming, and presenting ....... .... piercing blow when our beloved generosity ot means, t~me, pray Mrs. Brunson with a lovely ........ - Pastor Perkins read his letter corsage '8 vear oldMonaBmm ers ann extort has eeen msplr- n v.~icrn