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IMAGE SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT 1~ All~'~[l'6E AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. "T THE FLORALA NEWS-THURSDAY, OCTOBEg had ever rained at a home- coming to the knowledge of the crowd we followed up there, and it was the first time I had ever attended an Auburn game and probably my lastl I never felt as much like Scribl:)l a drowned rat in my entire ~~~~ life. I kept sitting there wish- ing to the good I_~rd that I __ had borrowed Brother Smith's winter skin diving suit. This is ~l| the type attire one needed at ~9.~c~ fella sitting directly In front ~/~,~ ot me that had on a rain out- ~.'~ fit akin to a skin diving suit- By Merle Woodham more like a Jump suit with a ~/~ .f snap on hood. ~[~.~t Don't ever buy an all-weather i~brel | coat expecting it to keep you ~f~ TWO MEETINGS of the ut- than was a big disappoIntment dry In all kind of weather. I'll ~,'~[ most importance are beingheld for me. I don't know what I bet there was moreail-weather ~It on Thursday evening of this was expecting but it sure wasn't coats and more wet fannies at ~ week and the following Mondny. what I found, that Auburn game than adog ~ ALL THE PARCHED PEANUTS YOU CAN EAT I guess I have been spoiled has fleas... ~ 29, all boys age 8 to 18, their Sellars Dance Revues, The Bai- fans didn't think it was going ~ii~_~-~ parents, and interested friends let Group last week in Opp and to rain because it never had I~b~] of the Boy Scout Troop being other suchwellplannedandpre- before at an Auburn homecom- ~/~,,[ organized In Florala are asked pared programs, ing and many of them didn't I~,~ to meet with Scoutmaster Kim I hate to be critical, but, when come prepared for rain. ~rl) George and hisassistants, Hub- a place the size of Dothan After spending $42 dollars for JUST THROW THE HULLS ON THE FLOOR James York, and the Reverend liclzed as widely as their Pea- game and making that long, Joe Bates at the Florala Na- nut Festival, you Just expect hard drive to Auburn, I would ~'~',~ tlonal Guard Armory. I'm sure too much, I guess, have stayed through the whole IIL~| MEDNuSc&HEADBOYS 13~ OZ-OLDwEsTERN KENTUCKY__. there are others who will help The talentcompetition game, even if I had drowned, i~E![ ONE TABLE OF MEN'S AND BOYS' i~' with the program but Just now Thursday was held at an old All the while, I kept lookIng lli~',~ t~ ~" lil~i I don'tknowwhotheywillbe, dilapidated theatre long aban- around, looking to see if there ~',, JEI~Nt-SPECIAL 2' FOR '~ SHOESv, uE ,o It is being sponsored by doned by Martin or whoever ... were any other nuts I knew as ~ PA the Lion's Club. and the lighting was sopoorhad nutty as all those whom we ~t ~ | NOW ONLY These above mentioned lead- I not known what our own Miss accompanied. IunderstandBiliy ~ SPECIAL PURCHASE BOYS' ~ @i~ BOYS ~ ~ dllJll ors are anxious to work with Florala, Sandra Moody, was McDaniel and Michael, the Ed ~,, JACKETSHOOOED o .0 JACKI:TS area boys so I hope interested suppose to do, I doubt I would Rodwells, the Wayland Harrt- ~b_!~ persons will make a speciaief- have been able to recognize sons, Brother Smith, Herman ~',~ CORDUROY EA. fort to attend this meeting and her with the available lighting Lurie and the Lord only knows ~_rL~ & UI given them your moralsupport. In the theatre. Newsmen from how many more from Florala ~ WOMENS FLANNEL a~ BIRDSEYE ~ ~ ~ Brother Joe preached a ser- WSFA TV were on the scene were among them. ~o/.~ men on scoutlng at Sun-and were very gracious in spot Lets see, there were the ~GOWNS WARM AND 1. DIAPERS day morning worship services lighting a select few but, un- Chuck Wallis', the Charles ~ COMFORTABLE EACH D0Z at First Methodist. He says he fortunately, Sandra was not Stevensons, the Max Willis', ~'~.X has had eight years experience among them. She is a beauti- the "Shot" Geohagans, the Sam ~i| in the Boy Scout program and ful girl and her talent number Jacksons and the Larry ~p~p.r:lCHILDRENS AND LADLES TENNIS ~=~i FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY - WARM - AND declares there isn't a finerpr" was amng the best presented Wdhams in ur caravan to XlB~( SHOE, St~rEATi WASHABLE-SEE gram anywhere. He also noted but due to bad lighting condi- the AU campus. Now if any- ~.~ql that the ages 8 tol4publlshed Lions and sound effects, the one had ever told me that the ~ 41~ PR THEM TODAY in last weeks issue of the news Judges and others attending the above mentioned families would ~- wasn't correct. The ages are Thursday night performance, sit in a downpour to watch a ~ BIG SELECTION LADLES 8" TO 10" LENGTH FOR THE HUNTING SEASON from 8 to 18, so says the Rev- wlH never know. ballgame, I would have said erend. The boys will be tit- In some instances, you would it would never happen but it~ ALL SIZES vlded into two groups to begin sit there wishing you could see did. And the unbelievable part with and if enough boys are and hear what the girls were about it was more than 62,000 interested and the program saying. I don't know where the other nuts sat right there with2-YR GUARANTEE grows as is expected, other little lady from Sylvester, Ber- us. ELECTRIC SINGLE CONTROL arrangements will have to be nle Bacon, placed - she was 9 made. charmer, She did an Irish DID YOU KNOWthaiailroads uP - ALSO COWBOY BOOT5 Complete Line Of Piece Goods And Notions Brother Joe said that Kim re- comedy tune, played the guitar, lead to Clayton . . . thai is ~ EA AL !l minded hlm of his brother who and wore a colorful costume if you're following the Charles : * has been working with Boy dipictlng an Irish leprechaun or Stevensons. You know that is DAN RIVER LOTS OF BEAUTIFUL Scouts for 25 years and has mischievious e].f and would have his home town and his parents, COLORS ~:/~ three girls. Klm has two. He been given top priority had I Mr. ~and Mrs. Charles Gordon [ /~ said many times people has been a Judge. Stevenson, Sr., continue to make ONLY asked hisbrotherwhyheworked However, I think the Judges' their home there. Now there is oooO~ with the scout program whenhe choice of Carlene Hubbard, a number one couple. MEN'S FLANNEL N brother's reply is, "Well, one Springs, as the winner, was warm welcome awaiting all 22 of these days those boys are a good one. She was truly of us Auburn fans when we going to grow up and come a- a "Dixie Darling". She is a arrived in Clayton early Satur-i courtin' my girls and I will performing member of the day morning on our way to AU. ONE TABLE BROKEN SIZES LADLES' have had a hand in their up- World Renown Dixie Darlings The table was set, the coffee b GIRLS' VALUES TO $8.98 bringing..." of Southern Mississippi where pots were perking ~ and ohhhLOAFERS J // Now, that's one way to look she is a freshman, than aroma), two of the best PAIR at it. But I would venture to She was costumed exquisitely chocolate layer cakes chngged NO sat that another is that like in black and red and danced full of pecans, partymix, roast- PAIRS his brother, he just lovesyoung her interpretation of a Mexican ed peanuts - Just all kind of WHITE BASKETBALL SHOES ,i ll~M folk. hat dance to the music of The goodies graced the table. TheySHOES " PR't~ REG.______.__..$1.19, PKG. -- . ~ Spanish Flea. Her performance are truly a wonderful couple. FOR BOYS & MEN 4 ;!~' LADI ES RAYON ~1~ I :~ MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION was highly polished and ff she Chuck Wallis keeps every- president, Jerry Evans, has made a single bobble, itwasn't body rolling on a trip such }--BkllTIIr'l.=" -- / asked that I stress the impor- recognizable. There was a as this and he teases Charles - ALSO A COMPLETE LINE OF U. S. KEDS AHlilC;) Lance of a meeting of the Mar- couple placed in the top five, a lot about having to go through "r U i g chants Association on Monday though, that didn't really de.. Clayton. When we got out at evening, November2(nextMon- serve any recognition, Judging the Stevenson home, he asked We Carry Arrow Shirtsl Farah G OF day) concerning the re-opening from their performance during Charles if you were enroute of Martin Theatre in Floraia. the talent competition, to New Orleans, would youhave Fred T. McLendon will I was delighted whenM:ch- to go through Clayton, When & Haggar Pants, Campus VALUES GALORE represent his flrm~ McLendon aelyn Stevenson of Enterprise Mrs. Stevenson asked Chuck if Theatres of Montgomery, and was chosen as top contender in he would like another piece of ~111 has said that if enough interest her field dnring the talent com- chocolate cake, he answered ortswear, Hanes And THROUGHOUT THE is shown that the company will petition. She performed beau- "No, but I sure would like to spend severalthousanddollars tifully at the piano and is a niece have oneformyslckfrtend." Fruit-Of-The-Loom Underwear STORE in remodeling the Martin Thea- to Evelyn Cannon of Florala. This was my flrst trip through ire in Florala damaged by fire One thing for sure, theydon't Barbour County (Wallace and ~ several months ago. have a Dorothy and W. A. Sel- Beasley country) and for some Sewell Suits.,,,ort Coats The theatre, as It is, Is lars working actively in the strange reason upon entering Ji ............... nothing more than aneyesore, beauty pageant or the stage and leaving the county, one Plav0ox And Maid nform tend this meeting at 5:30p.m. been an altogether different in which he is traveling andi ,o Girdles And Bras Lunchroom. I hope those in charge of what I was told. I didn't par- This meeting will providethe beauty pageant will make ticularly like that. I guess that I an excellent opportunity for different arrangements In the ground up around Clayton is DRESS BUYS - Vicki Vaughan, Toni Todd, Carolina Maid, And D'LaS| parents and young folk to coming years. The Peanut Fes- considered sort of "sacred express their desires as to the ttval developed into a real big ground" or something . . . 1 kind of movies you wouRl like thing in south Alabama, much In spite of the rain, defeat~~ mm u to be shown in the event the thea,, too big for them to fall down etc., we all had a wonderfuli tre is reopened, on that part of the program, time. Everybody took a picnic : Association president Evans The girls participating in the lunch and spread it both before - NO PURCHASE NECESSARY - urges all civic clubs and other Pageant are really treated like and after the game. We were organizations such as FYCA, queens-police escorts, room Joined by A1 Jacksonfor lunch SIO O0 TO PERSON GUESSING REST Rotary, ]Mona, etc. to hevere- at the fabulous Ramada Inn, and he .t through the rain, THE .. THE NEA presentatives at this meeting, charming escorts for the also. We had to eat under un- A newly remodeled theatre queens ball, and the works, brellas before the game but \ could be an asset to our corn- They are really treated roy- afterwards the rain had stopped .v"" THE NUMBER reunify providing high calibre ally. and the sun was shining. We , movies are shown and a good If you ever have a daughter had taken thermosNgsofeoffee program of advertising is car- to participate in the Peanut and that was the best coffee rtedouL There is nothing more Festival, don't worry about I have ever tested. OF PEANUTS IN THE JAR IN WINDOW relaxing and entertaining than whether or not she Is being The fellas on the return trip attending a good movie where looked after. When the girts to Clayton had takeu off their the atmosphere Is fresh and went to the fair grounds, there sho~, loosened their collars clean and the theatre ts well was a police escort for every and ties. When we stopped for kept. It is our duty and oh- four girls, gas and they all got out to PEANUTS Iigationascttizenstomeetwith stretch their legs, the atten- AND ALL LET'S EAT PARCHED McLendon and see if this type SATURDAY at Auburn Unl-dant asked if their feet were . . . theatre is a possibility In Flo- versify when the AU Tigers hurting. I think he thought they rala. lost to the LSU Tigers was were all "high". The ladies o. IN A INFORMAL ATMOSPHERE THE TALENT COMPETI- It was the first time Coach possible. When I got to Clayton TION for the title of MIss Na- "Shug" Jordan had lost a home- and began to get those wet tionai Peanut Festival in Do- coming game; the first ttm. it undergarmentswarmbyth.flre THROW YOUR HULLS ON THE FLOOR the Stevensons had lit to dry i Se lorala News us out, ItookoffpoSaible...l~, you ever .t down in a bed of ants? That's exactly All Clerks Dressed For The Occasion In Good Old Duck Head Overalls SOUTH FIFTH STREET - FLORALA, ALABAMA 36442 what. it was like ge~in.~ thOse wet underthings warm and then LARRY K. WOODHAM ........ PUBLISHER - EDITOR slttip~ down. MERLE WOODHAM ................. ASSOCIATE EDITOR When we an left for home, I told them to be sure and ex- Second Class Postage Paid at Flora]a, Alabama 36442 plain our conditio~ of dress should we have an accident. - SUBSCRIPTION RATES - ~_ Covinb~on ComKT, ~a .$4.20 Ovi~ would have thought of me . Home Of Name-Brand Merchandise With Prices You Can Afford ................ Well, here is a gRl who spent ~ Elsewhere in Alabama .................... $5.25 everything she had on a dress Other States ......................... ~r~.00 to wear to the ball game and - ESTABLISHED 1900- had nothing left to buy under- :~ ; , PUBLISIH~D WEEKLY ON THURSDAY wear. They would have thought CONTINUED TO PAGE 9