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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ~UBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. R.0RALA NEWS -THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1972 PAGE 7 BOBCAT'S 4L,Y.4 4L ,V, Regular weekly reports tothe "Florala News" are now being submitted by members of Mr, Wooten's enrichment class at Paxton. For the first quarter, the editor is Rusty Smith, with Terrel Presely, Linda Wilk- erson, Dell Mclntosh, Sheree Glass, Cynthia Dyess serving as reporters, and Joey Smith and Joyce Dixon working out as typists. If you have articles from Paxton High, please con- tact Rusty or other members of the staff. TEN FINALISTS IN THE MISS PAXTON CONTEST right, Debbie Perkins, Sara Frazler, Sherrie Htl- ton, Sadie Frazter~ Judy Pickron, Uarl~ra ~dorn~ Veronica McNair, Betty Jordan, CynUda Flnley,.and Debra Taorn. if! il FINALISTS IN THE JUNIOR MISS PAXTON CONTEST right, Cellia Ann Frzier, Margie Creech, Jo Ann ii Thorn, AngelJa York, Nancy Tunnage, Carolyn McKL, mey, Carolyn Morris, Joyce Ann Nolen, Sheree Smith, and Debra Wflkerson. es eau es 19, Paxton High was Miss Celia Frazier, daugh- beauty contest for ter -of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Paxton and Miss Frazier. Second runner-up was ss Jo Ann Thorn, Miss Joyce Nolan, daughter of and Mrs. Wen- Mr. and Mrs. JodyNolan. Third Was selected Junior and forth runner-ups were Miss First runner-up Pamela York and Miss Debra Wilkerson. Pamela is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. York, and Debra is the daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wilkerson. Miss Debbie Perkins and Miss Barbara Thorn were SENATOR SPARKMAN HAS AN ENVIABLE RECORD OF SERVICE. HAS A fourth and third runner-ups for Miss Paxton. Debbie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cal- vin Perkins, and Barbara is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs~ Wendell Thorn. Second runner- up was Miss Betty Jordan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Jordan. First runner-up was Miss Sadie Frazier, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Frazier. Miss Judy Pickron was selected Miss Paxton. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Moge Pickron. The beauty contest was spon- sored by Mrs. Goolsby and the Seniors of Paxton High School. Entertainment was provided by "Spirit" with Linda Paolo, Beth Harrison, Tim Willis and Connie Adams. TOO! 'flton, Red Blount increased postal rates, slowed the mails, destroyed postal .~rkers morale, and today the Postal System is operating at the biggest deficit ~n history. ~{~K YOURSELF ~ hear propaganda about overnight mail delivery but how often does it really BLOUNT'S FELLOW REPUBLICANS R. Gross, Rep., Iowa, charged that Blount's New Jersey postal project "is shot with blunders that border on CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE, NONFEASANCE, OR ALL THREE"! (The project which should have cost $62 million actually cost $130 million "-- with taxpayers footing the bill for the ex~a $68 million.) WAS, WHEN THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT WAS THE MOST TRUSTED AND OF ALL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. THAT WAS BEFORE YOU HEARD BOX CARS FULL OF MAIL BEING LOST FOR 2 YEARS. THAT WAS BEFORE A LETTER 5 DAYS TO GO FROM BIRMINGHAM TO MOBILE. THAT WAS POSTAGE WENT UP! THAT WAS BEFORE WlNTON "RED" BLOUNT BECAME ER GENERAL! not sure what it is that Red can do despite all of his posters alleging 'Red do it'. So far he's only been able to do it to the Post Office and I shudder to think doing it to the United States Senate." Mrs. Elizabeth P. Johnson President, Ala. State Letter Carriers Auxiliary 'lkd" aount mllb~l postal emplows of their most basic Anwlmn ~ -- k to talk to kir Congrm~m. KEEP THE MAN WHO IS BEST FOR ALABAMA KEEP SENATOR IOHN Pd. Pol, Adv, by V. $. |tlV|ll. 2112 tlth Ave,. $.. Oirmlnlhlm, All. 35|05 PHS PLANS HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL Things have been planned for the Halloween Carnival to be held at Paxton High School next Thursday night, October 26. According to the Beta Club, which is in charge of arrangements, we can expect: FHA is having a s pookhouse; FFA is having a hayride; Stu-' dent Council will have balloons and darts; Beta Club will be selling cakes, hotdogs, and coffee; Miss Crawford and Mr. Pittman are sponsoringtbe Hal- loween King and Queen Show;~ The Cheerleaders are having a dunking pool; Mr. Pittman is sponsoring a basketball throw; Mrs. Henley is sponsoring a football throw; Glee Club is having a fortune teller;_ Mr. Campbell's homeroom is havin~p a ring toss and witches' brew Mr. Wooten's homeroom is having an "emergency room"; Mr. Sellers' room is having an apple bobbing; Mrs. Powell is L having a cake walk; Mr. Ho- well is sponsoring a horror house. Mr. Glenn Thomas, Beta sponsor, invites everyone out on Thursday night from 8:00 to I0:00. ANNUAL STAFF SELLING '73 PAXTONIANS The Annual Staff has now be- gun selling subscriptions fortbe '73 Paxtonian. These sales will last through October gist, during which time the book will be sold for $5.00. All that is required to reserve a year- book is a $3.00 deposit nowwith the remainder due when the book arrives. After October 31st, this price is subject to increase at least one dollar if any books are left unsold. This year the Staff has devised a plan to al- low large families to purchase books at a reduced price. We would like to encourage you to take advantage of our Family Budget .Plan: 1st book . . . $5.00; 2 books . . . $9.00; 3 books . . . $13,00; 4 books... '$16.00. Any additional book will cost $3.00. / PROVIDING MUSICAL ENTERTAI2MENTfor the Beauty Contest were from left Tim Willis, IAnda Paolo and Beth Harrison. While the judges were making final decisions these three talented students did a splendid job of singing, accompanied by Connie Adams on the piano. Junior Bobcots The Junior Bobcats journeyed to Freeport October 18, last Wednesday night. The seventh grade team beat the Bulldogs by a score to 18-'L The high point men for the game were: Tim Geohagan, Jessie Jordan, Wayne Talbot and Keith Smith. IF YOU COULD BE ANYONE OR ANTHING WHAT WOULD YOU BE? LAURA O'SHIELDS - John Kay. SANDRA SMITH - a piece of paper. OSCAR GOLDEN - Curtis Golden. SCOTT HENDRIX - a Senior. MISS CRAWFORD- Super- man. ROBIN HOLLEY - Eva Jane White. RUSTY SMITH Alice Cooper. LINDA WILKERSON - a fluffy rabbit. WAYNE TALBOT - Best bas- ketball and football player. SANDRA PRESCOTT - My- self. JOHNNY WILKERSON - Gene Romero. EARL ASHLEY - Superstar. MR. WOOTEN - an astronaut. MR. CAMPBELL - BillyGra- ham. GEORGE SMITH - Donnie Osmond. RICHARD GEOGHAGAN - Chat Everett. MARC WATSON - Coke. DALE DIXON - Superwoman. DONNA PREVATT - Super- man. CYNTHIA DYESS Juliet. Leash Bulldogs It was a different story for the eighth grade team who lost by a score of ZZ-16. High point men were: Keith Scho- field and Danny Varnum. The ninth grade team won by an ove_rwhelming score of 36- 26. High point man for that game was Ralph Coleman with 22 points. About 70 percent of all Americans have had chicken pox by the time they are 15 years old. SALE ENDS SATURDAY ,OCTOBER 2 8TH FIELD TRIP TO JAY FOR PETROLEUM On Friday, October 13, the eighth grade and the boys of the ninth grade loaded up on a bus headed for Jay Oil Fields. Mr., Wooten, his father - Mr. J. D. Wooten, and Mr. Jim Howell went along. They left at 8:00 and arrived back at the school at Z:00. While at the oil fields, Mr. Connoway, the superintendant, explained how the plant was founded and how it worked. They were allowed to see some of the instruments used to test the oil. After touring the fields, they had din- ner at "Joe's House of Pizza" in Jay. 3. What is the nickname for New Jersey? 4. Whendid Finland become an independent nation? 5. What is the earth's speed as it journeys around the sun9 6. Name the eight states bordered by the Great Lakes. 7. When was the first trans- continental telegraph line completed9 8. What is a kookaburras? 9. When was the Marine Corps establibhedO 10.What is Queen Elizabeth II's full name9 Answm To Wire Knows TRASH BEAUTIFUL The classrooms of Paxton High School took on a new look October 16, 1972. The new look was the disposal cans in each room. Mr. Wooten's art class was responsible for the new look. The disposal cans are now a delightful red color with a white Bobcat. It fits in great with the school. WHO KNOWer. 1. How many man-made ob- jects are there in space? 2. When was the first bicy- cle invented? 1. As of last February, ap- proximately 5,850. 2. About 1'790, called a walk:along. 3. The Garden. State. q. In 1917, when she de- clared herself free ot Russian rule. 5. About eighteen and one- half miles per second. 6. Minnestoa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indi- ana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. 7. October 24, 1861. 8. 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