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©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ~ENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION,' STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. > " THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1974 Paxton Fire Report With Chief Jack ALL DA Y SER VICE noon, Octo_ farm tractor emitted an electra- Service. On the same date at 8:10 p.m., no injuries reported. re Depart- cal fire, in turn setting the field The only damage was to Mr. a call was received from Mrs. Firemen answering the call a call on fire. The fire was extin- Hughes tractor which was of mi- Alyne Adams reporting that were Dr. G. Sherman Johnson, re-guished around 3:45 that after- nor external type. an automobile was on fire in Ray Harrison, Daniel Thompson, near the noon, lasting about one hour. Paxton Fireman answering the front of the Joel L. Adams re- Max Marsh, Chief Jack Birge and ~tate line. It Also answering the callforas- call were Chief Jack Barge, sidence. Deputy Mike Kent. ltUgheswas sitance was the FloralaFireDe- Larry Hattaway, Fred Comman- The car, owned by Raymond when his partment and the Forestry der and Dewight Wooten.iAdams was loss due to an electrical and gasoline fire with Tuesday Set Aside For Trick Or Treat The Town Council of Paxton has set aside the hours of 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. next Tuesday night, October 29 as Trick or Treat night in Paxton. Allgh(~ts and goblins as well as car oper- ators are asked to be extremely careful during this Halloween season. PERSONALS • Mrs. C. H. McFallanddaugh- ter, Lenora, had as guests over the weekend, Mr. and Mrs. Au- brey Price of Tampa, Florida, formerlly of Florala. On Thursday evening, the McFalls entertained at a dinner in their honor with Miss Vera Whiddon and additional guests. Mrs. Walter Mathis was un- able to attend because of an emergency trip to Pensacola, Florida, with her eyes, but join- ed them at lunch on Friday. Mr. Aubrey Price of Tampa, Florida, visited his war-time buddy, Mr. Walter Hodge, Fri- day. SCHEDULED AT OLD GORDON CHAPEL There will be all-day ser- vices held at the Old Gordon Chapel, Sunday, October 27, by the membership and Pastor Weldon Webster of Pleasant Grove Assembly ofGodChurch. Dinner will be enjoyed by all and will be followed by an af- ternoon of good gospel singing. Several singing groups will be present. The Chapel is located on a dirt road just off High- way 331. Sister Ester Wise and the Gospel Five will be singing along with several other groups, PERSONA LS Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Br- yan just recently returned from a 2 weeks trip to Detroit where they visited Mr. Bryan's children for a week and after that they continued their trip to Copper Harbor, Michigan. Copper Harbor is located on Lake Superior where they vaca- tioned for a while, returning to Chicago where they stayed a few days and visited Mr. Br- yan's sister at Algonquin, I11., then returning to Louisville, Ky., where Mr. Bryan had bus- iness to attend to-. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hender- son and Alphys Henderson, had as their guests recently, Mrs. G. E. Cox and granddaughter, Paula Cox. Paula Cox is Mr. and Mrs. Henderson's great- great -granddaughter. 2 4 HOUR S A DA Y WATER Mrs. F. D. Hargrove of Do- than, Alabama is enjoying a week with her son and family, Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Hargrove and Ron of Lockhart. Friends of Frank Mclntosh regret to learn the loss of his fingers in a farm acci- dent Monday afternoon. He was hospitalized over night at Florala Memorial. , MANY UNLISTED ITEMS FOR YOU TO CHOOSE FROM! :/i!iii ,ii !!!! ..^.,. i' OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE NEW, LY WORN MERCHANDISE AT C SAVINGSl LISTED BELOW ARE JUST A FEW SAMPLESl ! ~r ~ ~ ~ ~,Ic HERCULON " GREEN AND WHITE "" $369.00" BED SOFA Now STYLEs VALUES UP TO $100.00 NOW [} ROOM TABLEScHc ~AUTIFuL WHITE FRENCH REG. $359.95 I OVENTIAL I I:)ROOM SUITE NOW '~Ly AMERICAN UPHOLSTERED REG. LOVELY CORDIAL PRINT $345.00 AND CHAIR ~II~s ARRIVED WITH FACTORY DEFECT SAVE $80.00 2 TO SELL REG. $269.00 "PIECE MAPLE GROUP NOW GHT FACTORY DEFECT REG. $299.00 SIZE ING SET NOW FURNITURE COMPANY "Large Enough To Serve You - Small Enough To Need You" WEST 5TH AVE. • FLORALA, ALABAMA PAGE 7 / / ALBERT KIMBRO with a lfltle jewel he killed last Thursday afternoon crossing the road about 3 miles from Lockhart. The snake was close to 6 feet long, and had 9 rattlers and weighed 14 pounds. You can see the size of the snake in comparison to Albert. This is one of the largest in review at The Florala News office in sometime. I I II I I PACKERS-RAMS TALLIES This past weekend saw Flo- rala's Pee-Wee Squads pres- sing hard against the grain. Last Saturday night saw the Cowboys fall in the unmerciful hands of the Packers. The Packers handed the Cowboys a convincing 9.4-0 trouncing. The eruption started in tim first quarter with Milton Owens high stepping out 41 big yards on a double reverse. This promp- ted the score 6-0, with 6:07 remaining in the 1st quarter. The conversion was no good. The battle stiffened up when the Packers started a Z6 yard drive in which Milton Owens scampered 30 yards for a key play. The drive ended with Andy Townsend throwing a 16 yard touchdown pass to Mil- ton Owens with 33 seconds left in the half. The conversion was no good making the score at halflime lZ-0, Packers. The third quarter saw Mil- ton Owens on an end around for the final Z6 yards of a 46 yard drive: With the conver- sion no good the score now stood at 18-0, Packers, at the end of the 3"rd quarter. In the final stage, Milton Owens uncorked again. This time he ran a punt back 64 yards for the touchdown. The conversion was no good, with 5:35 left to play, the score was Z4-0, Packers. With Y. minutes left to play the Packers almost hit paydirt once more. Tim Brooks pounced on a punt fumble on the 26 yard line oftheCowboys. But time expired with the Pac- kers on the Z yard line. Fi- nal, Z4-0, Packers. RAMS-COWBOYS BATTLE he galloped 40 yards .for the final Ram score. The conver- sion failed so the score was 34-0, Rams. The Cowboys finally got clicking as Newton Peters hit David'Rollins for a 58 yard touchdown pass. Rollins caught the ball on the 45 and out ran the secondary for the score. The conversion being no good, tlm final score was 34-6 in favor of the Rams. TIGERS-JETS FIGHT TO 0-0 WIN In the first game of Monday night's double header, the Ti- gers and Jets fought to a 0-0 tie. Here is hoping the two teams will get the offensive machine rolling by next game time. Counselor's At MacArthur A Counselor's Day was held at MacArthur State Technical College on Tuesday, October 15 with high school Counselors, Principals, and Assistant Prin- cipals from the surrounding area attending. An official welcome to the campus was extended to the group by Gerald M. Brown, Jr., Director of Student Per- sonnel Services. Monday night football came An informative presentation to Florala with the Rams tak- of MacArthur Tech's program inl~ on the Cowboys. Though offerings, and enrollment pro- the Cowboys were recovering cedureswas given by Mr. from s previous loss, the Rams Brown. took- no mercy as they rolled Mr. Wilson Dyess, Business up s 34-6 victory. Education Instructor, discussed The scoring started quickly the school's Associate in Ap- in the first period as Chris plied Technology Degree Pro- Pelham blocked a punt on the grams with the group, pointing Y-6 yard line of Cowboys. In out the differences between the 3 play, Ricky Mitchell ran in degrees granted by MacArthur from 10 yards out to make the Tech and the ones granted by score 6-0, Rams. Church Ste- Junior and Senior Colleges. pheson ran over for the con- A tour of the school facilities version, making the scoreS-0- was conducted giving the visa- Rams. ' tors a chance to see the stu- The Rams unloaded again in dents in their learning process. the second period on a sneak Those attending Counselor's play, -which began on their own Day were:Steve Barlow, Jr. 40 yard line. They moved the Counselor, Stranghn High ball down to the 11, where Ste- School; John H. Bass, Counse-' phenson faked a punt and ran lor, Florala High School,Gwen- over for the final 11 yards, dolyn Garth, Counselor, Enter- making the score 15-0. Mat- prise High School; Dan Prid- chell ran over for the 2 point gun, Counselor, Enterprise High conversion, making the score 16-0, Rams. The Rams put a 44 yard drive together using a 30 yard pass play from Stephenson to Grant- ham, with Stephenson running the final 14 yards. The con- version was no good, thus mak- ing the score Y-Z-0, Rams. The Rams struck quickly again in the 3rd quarter on a 74 yard run by Stephenson with the conversion no good. The score stood at .;18-0, Rams. With 16 seconds left to play, Stephenson again was hero, as School; Douglas Green, Princi- pal, Zion Chapel High School; Janet Campbell, Counselor, Paxton High School; Rodger Bowden, Counselor, New Brock- ton High School; John W. Sharp- less, Counselor, Elba High School; Robert Waller, Princi- pal, Opp High School; James H. Johnson, Jr., Counselor, Opp High School, Jack Jenkins, As- sistant Principal, Andalusia High School; Joyce Chandler, Counselor, Samson High School, Dovell Rock, Principal, Coffee Springs High School.