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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, NOVEMBER ii, ~lllllll/lllllli~¸ II :,L, LOCKHART LUMBER COMPANY DEPARTMENT HEADS, very much a part of the company barbeque. Standing, from left, Grover H. Little, Secretary of Lockhart Lumber Company; Senator Ted Little, Stockholder; Willard H. Kelley, Office Manager; Paul (Pee Wee) Hattaway, Shop Foreman; Max York, Mainte- nance Foreman; Milton Bradley, Planer Mill Foreman, Phillip Carnley, Chip Y The management of Lock- hart Lumber Company hosted an employee appreciation bar- beque ;Saturday afternoon on company grounds during the hours of from 3:00 until 6:00 o'clocL Close to 700 people filed through the double-ser- vice line for a choice of bar- bequed pork, beef, goat, chick- en, rabbit or deer. Many tried a little bit of it all. Baked beans, slaw, rolls, colas and coffee complimented the main course. Huhbert Norris acted as chef for the better than 800 pounds of tasty barbequed meat. Pre- paration began two days in. ad- vance. You can ask any one of the throne of people attend- ing -- Norris knows his busi- ness. It wasn't at all un-com- men to see folk returning for seconds. The big feed at Lockhart Lumber Company is an annual affair. The menu doesn't always consist of barbeque. Sometimes It is fried fish. Regardless of what they serve, it is always good. It is a won- der they could gather up enough food to feed those who crowd in. The aroma, when one passes by during the preparation time, makes it awfully hard to be a passer-by. Lockhart Lumber Company is an integral part of the eco- nomy of the Florala-Lockhart area. They employ around 98 people for a weekly payroll of $14,000 - I/4 million an- nually. Speaking for the manage- ment, Howard H. (Tobe) Kel- ley said that business had been good and they were most appreciative. Over the last year and a half, the company haS added a merchandiser which allows them to utilize the entire tree, + .... LOCKHART LUMBER COMPANY STOCKHOLDERS JOIN EM- PLOYEES FOR BARBEQUE. Standing, from left, Senator Ted Little, of Auburn, Grover H. Little, Solon Dixon, President of Dixon Lumber Company, C. M. (Coy) Jackson; seated, from left, to upgrade and modernize the sawmill which will increase production. Kelley says the barbeque was a big success and the fel- lowship was great. There was wa~tiug absolutely nothing. Products marketed include pulp wood, chips, poles, pil- ing, post, timbers, dimension and boards. In the forseeable future, the management hopes I m 4 I ~Imm MAYOR AND MRS. GEORGE LANCASTER among special guests at Lockhart Lumber Company feast. Mill Foreman; DOnald EZelI, Treating Plant Foreman. Kneeling, from left, Tank Johnson, Sales Manager; C. M. (Coy)Jackson, President of Lockhart Lumber Company; Roy Ezell, Plant Superintendent, and Jerry Coone, Sawmill Foreman. Study C1 b The Study Club held its re- gular meeting October 27, 1976 at the home of Mrs. J. F. Hol- ley. Her lovely lakeside home was decorated with beautiful pink daisy taurus, pine cones and magnolia leaves. Mrs. Holley, the hostess, as- sisted by Mrs. Syril Faine, served delicious pecan pie and coffee to 17 regularmem- bers, l associate member and 1 visitor, Mary Ruth McCrac- ken of Valpariso, Florida. Mrs. Marcus Gunter, the president, called the meeting to order. The collect was repeat- ed in unison by the members. During the business session, plans for the rummage sale to be held November 5 and 6, at Kay's Beauty Shop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., werediscussed. Mrs. E. P. Rodwell, Jr., program leader, introduced her guests, who presented a musi- cal program. Angela Peters Honored With Bridal Shower Miss Angela Peters, bride- elect of Danny McNeill, was honored with a miscellaneous shower on Saturday night, Oc- tober 30 at the home of Mrs. Birdie Adams. The guests were greeted by Mrs. Debbie Sormrude. Mrs. Helen Robbins presided at the bride's book. Mrs. Birdie Adams and Mrs. Tressie Leonard served re- freshments. The serving table Lumbe was covered in lavender and white, and in the center a "Love Theme Centerpiece" Mrs. Ted Little, Mrs. Solon Dixon, and Mrs. Charles Dixon. Stockholders not present were Mrs. Catherine Roland, John Vick, and Mrs. Grover Nell Tadlock. his lap and his stomach be- gan to growl. It was then that he realized he had not eaten, in the rush to see that every- body else was served. That must be concern for your fel- lowman! less than 2 I/2 gallons of meat left. Would you believe that he forgot to eat?? Tobe said that when he finally got home and sat down, his little girl came along and crawled up in highlighted the table. A crystal punch bowl was at one end of the table, wztl~ yellow candles completing the decor. Thirty-five guests en- joyed refreshments of party cakes, embossed with yellow flowers, as well as mints, nuts, punch and coffee• Hostesses for the shower, were the ladies of the Smyrna Baptist Church: Mrs. Tressie Leonard, Mrs.Helen Robbins, Mrs. Thelma Hughes and Mrs. Birdie Adams. Peters. McNeill To Wed November 15 Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Pe- ters are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Angela Sue Peters, to Danny L. McNeill, sonofMr. and Mrs. C. L. McNeil] of An- dalusia, Alabama. The wedding will be an event of Monday, November 15, 1976 at 6 o'clock in the evening, at the Smyrna Baptist Church. The reception will follow at the Dinner Bell Restaurant in Florala. No invitations are being sent but all friends and relatives of the couple are invited. - Personals. Mr. and Mrs. Royce Sorm- rude and Rhonda of Clarks- rifle, Tennessee, are visiting their families here. They are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Adams and Michelle of Florala, and Mr. and Mrs. John Caldwell of Samson. Mr. Quitman Peters of Lake City, Florida, visited with his family here, over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. John Hooten of Eglin Air Force Base, Flo- rida, visited with their family over the weekend, Mr. and Mrs. James Hughes and Mrs. Mary Hooten. Mrs. Bessie Flournoy has recently returned from a trip to Greenville, where shevisit- ed her daughter and family, Col. and Mrs. Gerald Manning. She r~eports a very nice visit. Mrs. Clyde Campbell of Niceville, Florida, visited in the home of Mrs. J. W. Snip- es on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Davis of Hacoda, and Mrs. Fred Webb of Lakeland, Florida, visited in the home of Mrs. J. W. Snipes Monday. .... ........... DR. SHERMAN JOHNSON and family of Paxton, among guests at barbeque. Local seniors, Class of 1930 had a tea for class members and their families, Saturday afternoon, November 13, from 3 until 5 at the home of Mrs. Eloise Haigler George. ets In Hom, | • Judy Rodwell and Steve Zig- far, piano duet, played "The Entertainer" by Scott Joplin, theme from "The Sting"., Dei- dre Harrison sang "Sunrise Sunset", from "Fiddler on the "Roof" was accompanied on ey the piano by Robert Judy Rodwell sayd "Never No" from "The Fant also accompanied by Rodwell. After this delightful the meeting was THE REVEREND LOWELL CANTWELL and his be welcomed to Florala on Sunday night, November 14, services at West Side Baptist Church, where the Reverend well has recently accepted a call to be their pastor. The moves to Florala from Graceville, Florida. The Reverend well will be serving his first full-time pastorate after his call to the ministry recently. Family members are: from left) Mrs. Leoda Cantwell; Pamela, 18; Patti Sue, the Reverend Cantwell; standing are, Ronald, 15 and 17. The welcome service is sponsored by the Ministerial sociation of Florala. Everyone is invited. History Club Holds November 4 Meel The Florala History Club held its November 4th meeting in the attractive dining room of the Dinner Bell Restaurant. Mrs. Otis Mathis was hostess for this occasion. The mem- bers enjoyed delicious lemon pie, coffee, nuts and mints. Twenty members and one visi- tot attended. Mrs. Katherine Perry was program leader for the day. She introduced the guest spea- ker, Mrs. Jean Shearer, of An- dalusia. She is a member of the South Central Alabama Re- gional Alcoholism Council, serving Butler, Coffee, Cov- ington and Crenshaw Counties. Her topic was "Our Problem- Alcoholism". She related to the club something of the work of this group. The numbers she gave were frightening. Mrs. Shearer had clone her homework well. This pro- blem was traced back to the ancient Babylonians. She re- lated interesting facts about how they dealt with it. She also used Bibical material. The poor will always be with us and the alcoholic, unless the American people learn how to deal with this most serious problem. It is not the person that is wet or dry, but the l coholic in our midst we become concerned about. must be recognized as a rious disease along and heart problems. titudes must be one of and involvement. "Mrs. Sadie Moon, sident, presided during routine business session. Merton Reeves reported the district meeting held Enterprise, Alabama. W.S. Harlan I PTA To Meet ' November 16 W. S. Harlan P. T. A. Lockhart, announces that will be holding their ber meeting on Tuesday, vember 16 at 7:30 p.m. All parents of Iren tending Lockhart School highly encourag meeting and help support P.T.A. Entertainment At Its Best CAROUSEL DIXI ELANI:: TWIN CINEMA DRIVE-IN BARNES ST. OPP, ALA. HWY. 84 E. OPP, ALA. 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