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t, PERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• 3ENSE AGREEMENT• REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED• NEWS - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER ii. 1976 PAGE 11 Flu Vaccine Topic At Lions Club Meeting Health a continuing el- the swine flu many people as 65 and over ximately 2,000. lives in 1975- 76~te also pointed out that once every ten years or so the flu virus changes dramatically. pie have already paid for it. He also urged those wishing to get the vaccine to do so as soon as possible. In order to receive the vac- days or be allergic to eggs, Anderson said. Following the speech, the Lions Club held a brief bus- iness meeting and set the club's victed of any crime that carried a period of confinement in a County, State or Federal Peni- tentiary. 8. This act will also adovt all standing and amending act of the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. 9. Applicant must be of sound physical condition established the association nave scheduled the annual meeting as follows: TIME:' 10:00 AM., Friday, December 17, 1976 PLACE: Ramada Inn Motel on the Ross Clark Circle in Dothan, Alabama. Heyward Carroll, Secretary Alabama Peanut Producers pose of granting an easement to the Bank of Florata for the construction ofadditionaldrive in window facility. Said addi- tion to the Bank of Florala to extend 15' 5" on the City of Florala property. All citi- zens are invited to attend said meeting to be held at City Hall (old Armory building) at Want Ads This change, he said, may clue, you must not have a fe- meeting time at 7:15, in keep- by a licensed medicaldoctorof Association. 7 P.M. Cally i11, will cause world-wide epidemic be- ver, have had a vaccine of ing with the time change, el- the State of Alabama and rec- ll-ll-ltc ~yclinicinFlo- cause no one has any immunity any other kind in the last 14 fecttve October 31. vmmended by such doctor that Joe R. Evans, O al Guard Ar- at all to the new virus can serve as a peace offi- Hello Friends MAYOR W k Nay and Friday, This wasthecasewhennew "Old D " 0 d d T or 19, Ziba An- strains of flu virus caused the ump r ere o cer. ATTEST: 10. In order to maintain a And Citizens Martha J. Byrd, Wd ~members of the Asian flu epidemic of 1957 and posture of ethics, dignity and ! CITY CLERK on era ~Clubduring their the Hung Kong flu epidemic in B CI~[ professionalism it shall be the The song of saying "One Day r_ on Tuesday, 1968, which together caused e use duty of the chief of police, the at a Time" has its appeal and I I I 1 Itc more than I00,000 deaths in mayor and the city £ouncil to or proper application. Yet by ll[~e Health Service the United States alone. The City of Florala has been ordered to close the area known carefully screen all applicants large the world is geared and ........ = : = - = : - c z for the County In referring to the present as the old dump following inspection Thursday by the State Health for police work, as to mental reason for the many of those come forth for This was appa- by the adverse project at its several people the shots, nor proof brought on the defending the sa- said that upon receipt of of the vaccine by the on more than to see what the dose was and any adverse re- anted that every of Americans around the world The most simi- causes fever, took appro- flu problem, Anderson said a new type of virus was identi- fied early in 1976 following an outbreak of flu at Fort Dix, New Jersey. Several hundred recruits were infected and one died, according to Anderson. The new virus was identi- fied as a swine flu-like virus which is significantly different from viruses which have cau- sed the flu since 1930, he said. Following the Fort Dix out- break, the U. S. Congress de- cided in March that the fed- eral government should buy and distribute enough vaccine to immunize any American who wanted it, Anderson said. This decision was made because of the seriousness of the threat of an epidemic. Congress has since autbo- rised $135 million to carry out the program, he said. Anderson said that there is no cost for the vaccine, point- ing out that the American peo- • . .BIRGE Department. This area is a pollution hazard and also household garbage was found in this area. Following this notice, the City will dose this area with a fence which will not be accessable to the public. Anyone who violates this notice with dumping in this area, will be in violation of the "Solid Disposal Act" and would be subject to a fine of$100. THS GOOLSBY Mrs. Linnie B. Goolsby, age 81, a resident of Florala, died in a Florala hospital, Tuesday, November Z, 1976. She was the widow of the late C. W. Goolsby, Sr., and was a member of the Hopewell Methodist Church. She was a resident of this area for the past 71 years and was a native of Headland, Alabama. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Rubble Lee Smith of Flu- rata; two sons, C. W. Goolsby, Jr., of Williston, Florida, and Jack Goolsby of Florala; three brothers, Early Belcher and Rex Belcher, both of Route One, Laurel Hill, and Woodrow Belcher of Lockhart; two sis- ters, Mrs. Dewey McLaney of Lockhart and Mrs. Ruby J. Wise of Tallahassee, Florida; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services were held at 2 P.M. Thursday from Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Harry Kemper, B. L. Butler and John Blackshear, officiating. Active pallbear- ers were, Whit Goolsby, Bill Goolsby, AI Goolsby, Craig Goolsby, Dwight Goolsby and Bob Belcher. Burial was in the Hopewell Cemetery with Evans Funeral Home direct- ing. BARNES Mrs. Dona Ann Barnes, age $3, a resident of Route Two, Florala for the past four years, died in a Fort Walton Beach hospital, Friday night, November 5, 1976. She was a former resident of Laurel Hill and a member of the Svea Assembly of God Church. Survivors are three daugh- ters, Mrs. George O. Dean of Mary Ester, Florida, Mrs. Thomas Barrow of Florala, and Mrs. Buff Reeves of Lau- rel Hill; two sons, Argle Bar- nes of Laurel Hill and Edgar Barnes of Zephyrhills, Flo- rida; one sister, Virdie Black- well of Montgomery; six grand- children and eight great grand- children. Funeral services were con- ducted at 3 P.M. Sunday from the Oak Grove Baptist Church with George Scroggins and Wil- liam Aplin officiating. Burial was in the Oak Grove Ceme- tery with Evans Funeral Home directing. sons, Thomas R. Patrick of Austin, Texas, Larry B. Pat- rick of Ft. Walton Beach and Robert G. Patrick of Montgo- nfery, Alabama; a brother, Ja- mes R. Patrick of Miami, Flo- rida; two sisters, Flay Thi- bodeaux and Willie Elma Es- sex, both of Ft. Walton Beach; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were con- ducted at 3 P.M. Monday inthe Cinco Baptist Church with the Reverend H. Talmadge Smith officiating. Burial was in the Beal Me- morial Cemetery with Me- Laughlin Funeral Home direct- ing. JEFFCOAT From Front ket. he was a natural for the position he filled with the mills. The second Mill, the Micolas, was incorporated in 1923, and in 1925, Mr. Jeffcoat was elec- ted to the Board of Directors for both Mills. He rendered an invaluable service to make the Opp and Micolas Mills what they are today. In addition to his work at the Mills, Mr. Jeffcoat play- ed a vital role in the growth and development of Opp and Covington County being elect- ed repeatedly to the County Board of Commissioners, where he served twenty years. He was ~i member of the Opp City School I~oard twenty-five years. He was closely asso- :canted with the late Charles W. Mizell, and was instrumen- tal in raising funds for the building of the Misell Memo- rial Hospital, where he served on the Board of Trustees. He was a mason and charter mem- ber of the Rotary Club. He al- ways exemplified the love of his church, where he served on the Board of Deacons and per- formed other duties. Survivors include one son, Cecil Shelby Jeffcoat; onedau- ghter, Helen Jeffcoat Dee; four grandchildren, one of whom is Mrs. Glen Zorn of Florala; and six great grandchildren. POLICE From Front against me," ne said. The decision that police of- ficers be encouraged to dis- cuss matters of general nature with the councilmembers, not WATSON complaints with the council. On eFuniak Springs City Council, Thursday night, Jacob Watson, age 54, a re- the'matter of complaints, the sidenf of Florala, died in a Flu- council decided that the police ~OUsly selected Ottis Birge to fill the newly rala hospital Friday night, No- should follow the chalnofcom- "Post of city administrator, vember 5, 1976. He was a vet- mand and to go to Mayor Evans ~Ouncil interviewed four men Thursday before eran of World War II and a with any complaints. member of the Lockhart Bap- Following this, Councilman Upon Mr. Birge. Birge was selected from among tist Church. Inabinette moved that the city applicants for the job. Survivors are two dangh- begin accepting applications ty Administrator, Birge will be responsible to ters, Mrs. Joan Smith of Fort for a permanent chief of po- [nell for the efficient management of all city Walton Beach, Florida, and lice. Police Chief Paul Mit- Eaffairs and coordinating all work activities. Mrs. Jane Jessup of Houston, cbell has been serving for ~¢pting the City Administrator's position, Birge Texas; mother, Mrs. RuthWat- over a year as acting Chief son of Florala; three sisters, of Police. ~i' Want to thank all members of the Council for Mrs. Mary Brooks of Opelika, inabinette moved that the ,. e an opportunity to serve" the people of Mrs. Eleanor Fleming of Flu- council advertise for a Chief ~k Springs in this highly sensitive and very rain, and Mrs. Susie Quinn of of Police and accept applica- ;gl~g position." Birmingham; two grandchild- tlons until December 15 and ~Went on to say, "With approval of the council, ran.Funeral services were held make1977, a decision by January 1, ediate aims are to review and correct, as at 2 P.M. Monday from Evans The Council also voted to Funeral Home Chapel with W. W. Holder officiating. Bu- rial was in the Florala Green- wood Cemetery with Military Gravestde Honors. Evans Fun- eral Home directing. accept the following as mini- mum standards for the police department: 1. Applicant to have a high school education or the equi- valent such as a G.E.D. 2. Applicant to be no less than five feet seven inches tall, and weigh no less than one hundred and forty pounds. 3. Applicant to be of sound mind and of good moral statue. 4. Applicant to be no less than 21 years of age and no more than 45 years of age, except in the categories: A. Directly transferring from one police agency to ano- ther without a broken service. B. Applicant will be allow- ed two years of age for every five years of active military service, up to twenty years in service. 5. Applicant to have 20~20 vi- sion or to be corrected with glasses to be ~.0-20. 6. Applicant will have to have an honorable discharge and no less than a general discharge under honorable conditions if the applicant has a prior mi- litary service. 7. Applicant will not be ac- cepted if he has been convicted of a felony or any crimeofvio- lence and if he has been con- -' those deficiencies noted in the recent Grand goals for the immediate future are two fold. He ' ted others He addressed the subject of the 'still remaining from Hurricane Eloise, saying he Work to complete the cleanup of debris caused by ~e Eloise and complete all paperwork needed to ~eirnbursements from HUD for the expenses by the city in cleaning up the debris caused by e~nber 23, 1975 hurricane. !range goals set by Birge will include a complete of all Federal and State financial assistance now available to Cities. Birge said, "I am =ht that by applying and adhering to sound and ~anagement practices, financial assistance can be made available to DeFuniak Sprin~s ~111 prove to be beneficial to all residents." 'caSing both present and future tax burdeJ s .Upon city dwellers, Birge said, "We must not ??Omize in all areas of city government, but we ~lSo consider ways to enhance our overall L|Ic d . evelopment in the areas of encouraging and ~,"g new industries and businesses of a ~Utin~ nature, to achieve success in these ~.,S, wiil require cooperation, hard work, time and i' who officially began his work as City trator Friday, plans "to visit each department , lte to better acquaint himself with the city tea and their problems. PATRICK Mr. Thomas J. Patrick, 56, of 307 Yacht Club Drive in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, died on Saturday, November 6, 1976. Mr. Patrick was a former resident of Florala and will be remembered by many people in this area. Mr. Patrick was a native of Alabama and a member of the Cinco Baptist Church. He was the owner of Thomas J. Pat- rick Realtors, a graduate of the University of Alabama and a member of Ft. Walton Beach Kiwanis. Mr. Patrick also served as past director of the Florida Association of Real- tors and the National Asso- ciation of Realtors and was en- gaged in the real estate sales and brokerage business since 1956 in Ft. Walton Beach. Survivors include his widow Frances Patrick of Ft. Walton Beach; a daughter, Margaret Barry of Venia, Virginia; three attituded, propriety, mature- ness and good morals. More- over, it shall be their duty to dismiss from the force any and all personnel who are guilty of harassment, bullying and/or intimidation of any person within the police jurisdiction of this city. In addition to the above it shall be cogent on the chief of police, the mayor and city council to release from the force those personnel who assume an atmosphere of me- lodramatics, grandstanding, ballyhooing, or any other infantile acts or antics which would bring upon the City any discredit or liability before the public. Legal Notice Notice is hereby given by Starr & Sons, Inc., Rt. 1, Box 61, Auburn, Alabama 36830, for the completion of Project #B-75-DN-01-0009 Sanitary Sewer Improvements, for the City of Florala, Alabama. Any- one therefore having a claim against said project, should file with the above. Starr & Sons, Inc. Rt. I, Box 61 Auburn, Alabama 36830 ] 1-4-31c tuned to the future; from poli- tics to the installment or lay- a-way plan, the college dip- loma, etc. Man has been, is, and will be diligently persuing knowledge and always to im- prove all things for him and his. This alone is beautiful. However unscrupulous men have, are and will continue to use knowledge to exploit and or destroy those or that which stands in his way, This is par- tially recorded, evident and apparently unescapeable ac- cording to the degree of man's selfish nature. To prevent ill health, acci- dents, financial, legal, social, ethical, etc., problems now; by and large, rests within marts jurisdiction; if diligently and systematically knowledge and brotherhood are applied. Eu- topia on earth? No, but pos- sible 75% and upward of the worlds various problems can be solved and or resolved. Con- fusion and contradiction among knowledgeable men is basically a smoke screen or clever co- ver-up. This can readily be proved in an open forum. Hope to continue. Dan McLeod P.O. Box 103, Lockhart, Alabama ll-ll-ltpd THE CITY OF FLORALA IS NOW ACCEPTIN(3 APPLICATIONS FOR CHIEF OF POLICE. DEADLINE FOR APPLYIN(3 HAS BEEN SET FOR DECEMBER 15. APPLICATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CITY HALL O N SOUTH FIFTH STREET (OLD NATIONAL @UARD ARMORY) UPON REQUEST. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. i ilul H, Legal Notice Legal Notice Be it ordained by the City of Florala, Alabama, as fol- • lows: 1. The City of Floraladoes hereby elect not to come under the District Court as saidDis- trict Court was established by the Judicial Article to the Con- stitution of Alabama. The City of Florala elects to retain its municipal or recorder's court subject to authority, conditions and limitations provided by law. 2. The Mayor of the City ~ Florala is hereby autboriz- tc ~otify the Administrative Director of Courts, Montgo- mery, Alabama, of the city's election to retain such munici- pal courts and to do so not la- ter than November 30, 1976. Dated this the 8th day of November, 1976. ~A/JOe R. Evans, YOR ATTEST: /s/Martha J. Byrd CITY CLERK ll-ll-2tc Legal Notice STATE OF ALABAMA * COVINGTON COUNTY * THE CITY OF FLORALA BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF FLORALA, ALA- BAMA, AS FOLLOWS: Section I: That Allen Ed- ward Cook, Attorney at Law, Andalusia, Alabama, be and he is hereby appointed as City Re- corder for the City of Florala, Alabama, and he is hereby in- vested with all authority as such City Recorder as is al- lowed by the Statutes and Laws of the State of Alabama. Section II: That the City Recorder for the City of Flo- rala, Alabama, shall receive a salary of $200.00 per month to be paid out of the funds of the City of Florala, Alabama. Section III: That Martha J. Byrd is hereby elected, named, nominated and appointed as De- puty City Recorder for the City of Florala, Alabama, to serve without compensation for the performance of such duties. Section IV: This Ordinance shall take effect as provided by law after passage, approval and publication. Adopted and approved this 8th day of November, 1976. ~A/JOe R. Evans, YOR ATTEST: /s/Martha J. Byrd, CITY CLERK ll-ll-2tc Legal Notice TO: Directors, officers, de- legates and members of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association: You are hereby notified that the directors of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association in accordance with Section I, Article IV, of the By-Laws of The City of Florala will hold a Public Hearing on December 7, 1976 at 7 P.M. for the pur- NEAL'S TV SERVICE. New owner needs full time techni- cian. All work fully gua- ranteed. Phone 858-6441. Lo- cated at 1317 East Fifth Ave- nue. ll-ll-ltpd FOR SALE: 3 cows and 3 calves - 2 black and I char- olais, white. Call Mathis Ad- ams. Phone 834-2586. ll-ll-ltc NEW FUNERAL HOME OPENING SUNDAY IN FLO- RALA: The Mitchell Memorial Funeral Home of Geneva, invite each and everyone to attend the grand opening of the new Mit- chell Memorial Chapel in Flo- rala, Sunday, November 14, 1976. The grand opening will be held from I p.m. until 5 p.m. The entire public is in- vited to attend. Mitchell has a courteous attendant on duty 24 hours a day to serve you when and where they are needed. Mitchell Memorial Chapel is located at 1700 West 10thAve- hue in Florala, Mitchell Memo- rial Funeral Home is located at 115 East French Avenue in Geneva. Reverend Isaiah Mit- chell owner, licensed funeral director and embalmer. ll-ll-ltpd SEE OR Call JOHNSTON ELECTRIC AND PLUMBING for all your electrical and plumbing needs. Phone 834- 2918 for 24-hour dependable service. 10-20-tic FOR SALE: Used truck tires: 825x20; 900x20; 1000x20; and 1000x22. For more information, contact WOOD TIRE SERVICE, Opp, Alabama. Phone 493-3800. I0-14-tie CATFISH FINGERLINGS- Large sizes - delivery avail- able. Phone 376-2866. Triple M Catfish Farm. TRIPLE "M" CATFISH FARM, Route 3, Georgtana, Alabama 36033. 10-14-tfc FOR SALE: 3 bedroom, 2 full baths. Ideal home. Lo- cated in one of the nicest neighborhoods in Florala. For more informatlon, contact JOHNSON REAL ESTATE AGENCY, at 858-3271 or 858- J773. 10-14-ffc FOR SALE: bird dogs. Brittany Spaniels. Phone Ken- dall Maraman for further in- formation at 858-6149. ll-ll-ltN THE FLORALA THRIFT STORE has just received a good supply of gloves- for these cold, cold days -for every size. See our new blue jean gloves. ll-ll-ltc FOR SALE: Liberty Hill Assembly of God has 28 pews, pulpit, communion table, 2 altars for sale. Phone 858- 6381 or 858-6557 for additional information. 11-II-2tc FOR SALE: seven room house, three bedrooms, bath, utility room, dining room, living room - combination sun room. Chain link fence. Pecan and pear trees on 4.2 acres of land. Phone 858- 6584 or see B. J. Carmich- ael. 11-11-1tpd NOTICE: I will not be res- ponsible for anyones debts, other than those made by me. EARL R. WILSON, JR. ll-ll-2tpd NEED PART TIME telephone solicitor. Must have good voice. Call Herman Sease, collect, at 277-2950 or send resume to Reserve Life In- surance, P.O. Box 11383, Montgomery, Alabama 36111. 11-4-21c NOTICE: The Lockhart Garden Club is sponsoring a rummage and bake sale in front of Lockbart Post Of- flee, Saturday, November 13, $:00.- 12:00. There will be something for everyone on sale. 11-4-2tc COLON TREADAWAY BAR- BER SHOP now open. From 7 to 5. Monday throngh Satur- day. Girls and mens haircuts. Price - $1.25. 708 North 9th Street, Florala, Alabama. 10-21-4tlxl FOR SALE: very nice mo- bile home. Two bedrooms, one bath, central heat and air. Just take up paymuntsof$99.72 per month. Buyer may rent lot at present location. If interest- ed, call 858-6827. 10-21-tic SHOP THE Florala Thrift Store while the big sale con- tinues. We invite you to lay- away your Christmas items now - while selections and pri- ces are good. ll-ll-ltc FOR SALE: Jet pump. One horse power. Call 834-2157. RUFUS PAUL. tl-ll-ltl~ PAXTON BEAUTY SALON - open Monday, Thursday, Fri- day and Saturday. 8:30 to 5:30. Phone 834-2215. 11-11-4to WANT TO BUY - all soft drink bottles - 3¢ cash or 4¢ in trade for regular size; 7¢ and 8¢ on 32 ounce sise. HAN-D-DAN'S, Highway 55, Andalusia. Phone 858-3513. ll-ll-tfc LOST: A SET OF MIXED KEYS. Reward offered. Round key ring with some red and blue keys. If found, Contact The Florala News -- Cai1858- 3342. Keys must be identified by the owner before reward is paid. ll-4-2tc DOES SOMEONE YOU KNOW or love have a drinking pro- blem? For confidential assis- tance, contact South Central Regional Council on Alcoho- lism, P. O. Box 1053, Anda- lusia, Alabama. Phone 222- 4955 in Andalusia, or 850- 3311 in Florala. 10-21-fie SPECIAL ON Coca Colas, Sprites and Tabs -- 5 for 99¢, plus deposit. Plus some- thing new . . . tomatoes, let- tuce, potatoes, lemons, sweet potatoes, bananas and most any groceries for a picnic or a quick meal. HAN-D-DAN'S, 7 miles out on Andalusia high- way. 10-7-tfc CONTROL hunger and lose weight with New Shape Diet Plan and Hydrex Water Pills. AT MOODY DRUG. 11-4- 2tN FOR COMPLETE home im- provements and maintenance, call collect ANDREW J. DAN- LEY, 493-7372 in Opp, Ala' bama. ll-4-tfc