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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 Hist The Fiorala History Club members met in the beautiful home of Mrs. J. F. Halley on Thursday afternoon, Novem- ber 18. The hostess, assisted by Mrs. Lewis Eiland served a delicious salad plate, cookies and coffee to the members and visitors. Mrs. H. D. Garner was program leader for the day. The subject was "Housing and Environment Energy Sour- ces". She introduced her guest speaker, Randy Bald- win. He had been her pupil in the fourth grade in Paxton High School. With much pride she gave us his educational back- ground. Randy graduated from high school at Paxton. He received his B.S. degree in Physics from University of Florida, and his Masters Degree in Astronomy from Harvard University. In 1972 he received a teaching fellowship at Harvard. He also i= did research at the Smith- { '~ sonian Institute. All of this background of study was noted as he discussed the subject for .. M/ss Glass the day. Sheree Glass To Wed Robin Whitley Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Simpson, 1012 Middle Drive, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, announce the engagement of her daughter, Sherry Glass, to Robin Oren Whitley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Loney Whitley, Mountain drive, Destin, Florida. Miss Glass is a senior at Choctawhatchee High School and is employed at the Ft. Walton Beach Hospital. Her fiance is a 1972 graduate of Ft. Walton High School, and is employed with Baskcrvilie and Donovan Engineers in Destin. Friends of the couple are invited to their wedding at 10:00 a.m., January 22, 1977 at chapel Three, Eglin Air Force Base, and to the reception, which will follow at the Eglin Air Force Base Officers Club more energy per person, a day than does India. Concern in environmental problems, to name a few, are Thermo-pollution, oil spills and pollution of the atmos- phere. There are limits to energy growth. Processes in nature are so keenly balanced that once disturbed there is no turning back. Time is most important in solving these problems, he said. He discussed the energy sources of the future giving the advantages and disadvan- tages of each. This is a serious problem and one that should concern each of us, he said. Here are a few of the things each person can do now to help: conserve energy, use proper insulation, apartments, heat less rooms, wear more clothing and turn down the thermostat in winter and up in summer. Randy will be married on Christmas Day and we wish for them much happiness and the very best life affords. Mrs. Sadie Moon, the club president presided during a short business session. He used charts as he spoke, showing some startling facts CB Radio and figures. He began by showing the use of energy by the worldspopulation from a Club In The million years ago to the present. He related the11 Kl''a''ng manner in which manhas securedenergy during this time. The White Angel Florala CB Some of the problems facing Club is now in the process of the U.S. today are a shortage forming. The public is invited of conventional energy sources and new members are needed. and growth in the worlds The meeting will be population. He said that the November 27, Saturday night U.S. uses about twenty times at 7:30 The Florala News - Thursday, MR. AND MRS. KENDALL MARAMAN on their 2Sth Wedding honored at a reception held at the Dinner Bell Anniversary with their sons, Herb and Kenny. The couple was brothers and sisters. y Mr. and Mrs. Kendall called between the hours of 2 dali's youngest sister. Maraman were guests of and 4:00 p.m., at the Dinner Assisting with the serving honor recently when Kendall's Bell and refreshments consist- and hostesses forthe brothers, sisters and parents ing of cake, punch, mints, nuts anniversary reception, were were hosts for the couple's and cheesestraws, were Mrs. Dickey Maraman, Mrs. anniversary celebration. The served. Ned D. Maraman, Mrs. occasion being their 2SthThe three-tiered anniver- Michael Birge and Mrs. Paul Wedding Anniversary. Guests sary cake was caked by Mrs. Clackley. Guests were regist- Paul (Renae) Clackley, Ken- ered by Mrs. Benton L. Former Resident Po poise Trainer (Editor's note: The Florala News received this letter from an old friend one day last week. Martha McNeill Brad- ford wrote us to tell us how like to hear! In April of this year, Ron and I moved from Ft. Walton Beach to Rapid City, South Dakota where Ron accepted an PERSONALS much she enjoyed reading excellent position as gen- about all her friends from erat-manager of Marine Life, shows. However, unlike the from Florida 1,700 miles Gulfarium, Marine Life is northwest to South Dakota, located in the heart of the was a big one. Ran left real mid-West about sixteen miles estate with the Harbeson from Mt. Rushmore! It is a Agency at Ft. Walton and I left major attraction in the area, ~; teaching at Ft. Walton Beach receiving thousands of visitors yearly. Needless to say, the move High School, but we could not be happier. Ran has had the opportunity to use the years of experience he gained from his previous work at the Gulfa- rium and to continue working with the animals he had missed so much.And I have had the opportunity to try work other than teaching. We have found that we love the people, home and to tell you what she an aquaria like the Gulfarium is doing, now. Thanks for with porpoise, seal and scuba writing, Martha.) November 9. 1976 Dear Friends. If you look closely at the picture of the girl holding a fish in her mouth for the jumping porpoise, you nfight Mrs. Juanita Radford will be spending Thanksgiving hol- idays in Marion with Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Burke and family. Mrs. Burke is the daughter of Mrs. Radford, Friends of Mrs. Dennis Franklin (Viola) will regret to learn that she has been S Whithead. Jr. Kendall is the first bornI' I of Mr. Albert K. Mara~ I Georgianna. Alabama. ]'he Maramans parents of Herb and Maraman. students at City School. transferred from the Anda- recognize her as Mrs. Ran the work, and the country of ~ si o ' l " Bradf, n d (nee Martha McNeill South Dakota. ~ ~ In. a Mem rul Hospital to the ~ ~ '~ ' Jackson Hospital in Mont- daughter of Mr. and M~s. A. While Ran was busy with his :tt. gomery. Her many friends M. . McNet ll, o! L.ake 'o~. d). outmanagerialall kindswrk'of newl WaSroles.tryingi Ho~ 1 got m that p~cture ts a ~ send to hera wish fGr speedy . . . .... ~[ i recovery " story we thought you might painted a mural, worked in the ....... :" ~~ ~ gift shop, and did porpoise shows! That's right! The HOSTESSES FOR THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION honoring Mr. and Mrs. Kendall ~ Yl picture is no joke. Although 1 on their 25th Wedding Anniversary were Mrs. Dickey Maranmn, Mrs, Ned D. Maraman' worked mostly in the gift shop Michael Birge and Mrs. Paul Clackley. Mrs, Clacklev baked the three-tiered wedding cake th$ H r .,~ (using the experience 1 learned served at the reception. " SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT I | in The Florala Jewelry Store. when 1 was in high school), I SOUTH FIFTH STREET I' ! did showsoccasionallywhen G CI b News . t~e.o~.sobo.~.,o~o Paxton arden u EDITORS AND PUB ISHERS college. All in all, it's been L I great fun. Training porpoise is by Pat Brown decorated to look like a real nita Radford, Ma .' I not much different from President Sally Merrifield pumpkin. Finley, Glades Looney, ESTABLISHEDSUBSCR1PTION RATESIN 1900 .... Ii ! i ii teaching children "" if they d called the regular mnthlv Guests present were Bncil McClellan' Maude Mc~ .... it right, they get a fish! meeting to order on Tuesday, le Lowcrv and Ann Grohman. and Velma Mathis. I Covington County, Alabama .................. ,$5.~51 Marine Life is closed during October 26, 1976 at 9:30 a.m. A warm'welcome to two new "'Thank You" to Elsewhere in Alabama ....................... $6-301 the winter, so we fly the at the Paxton Civic Center. members: Cleo Braswcll and Staggers, associate m1 Other States .................... i ........ $6.00 porpoise "home" to the Gulfarium for a vacation and was read in unison from the present were Sally Merrifield, plant and bake sale 1 I The Garden Club Prayer Donna Mars. Other members The club held a vet'> sUCCl then brin~ them back in the newly presented year books. Madolny Johnston, Mary Staggers IGA on Satl~ PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON THURSDAY spring. We stay busy in the Secretary Mary Watson Watson, Betty Mixson, Pat October 30. :.' winter caring'for the sea lions, called roll. " Brown. Jew'eli Preslev, Jua- teaching them new tricks and Treasurer BettyMixson ,/ ..,,,,..,,,.,,...,...,.,.~,,.~,...~,.r..~,,.~,..,~, .... "-~ .... '~ doing general maintenance gave a financial report. ~ ~ 1 a'~ / ~l~ f . ~ work. However, we do haveMembers and guests visited | a'~lG2 ~llI"lla'~la~ll7 oha-Ill L~ ~~~'~G I/ I ~~ [t some time to visit family and Calloway Gardens in Georgia 1..A~l~lk_~ KJ L&ll~l.gJI.y L, l.v i4 friends in the So/~th during via a slide presentation '-'{~ I this slower winter season. So presented by Betty Mixson ,~ look for us around Christmas and Sally MerTifield. 8"N! a'dl "~" -" II -- i ] ~- I! ,- -- a.~lI ! time! " There was much old and ~.AIILIL~ 1-1q~l~l~ l?leetl { We are located in a mostnew business to be discussed, -- ~ ' ~ V " ~ "~t [ interesting area, just south some of the items of interest The Lois Sunday Schoolinformative program ~./ a n t ty , of Rapid City on the road to were: Class of the First Baptist votional, ed / I The Black Hills of SouthMeeting- The chartreuse Mrs. LinnieHarrison c,n prayer. ?/~ I ~~~ --~Vd'~{ ~ Dakota are truly beautiful. Jack-ln-The-Pulpit was chosen November 18. ~= .~eO ~.~ They remind me of the as the district flower. Mrs. Harrison served the "~ mountains of North Carolina, Gladys Looney was appoint- members an assortment of rlil~ Shop I except that the "Hills" are ed in charge f the Sunshine sandwiches' tasted nuts' 'dll more rugged and rocky. There Club. congealed salad with a serving ~ ~i are streams full of trout in the Mary Nell Finley, winner of of" cream, and coffee or colas.Its ~11 - | summer and pheasant or deer last year's Gardener of the The class discussed and -- ~il i Tile ultimate in hair care for the I ~ hunting in the fall. About forty Year Award, brought thejotted down names of shut-ins ~,~';il miles east of us is The beautiful plaque for everyone and sick persons, who they A C :,,I ~|I tire family. I}| | Badlands National Monument, to view and encouraged plan to deliver Christmas ~ :|II ~un a spectacular barren waste- members to add up theirboxes to. They also decided to .~i;~t|l land eroded away like the activity award points. Themake adonationtotheTri-City Sgt. and Mrs. JaC~'l~ 3 , tvlist to serf y . ~ ~ surface of the moon. So, annual winners name will beRescue Squad. Price, now stationeO.,~'0~|] i /~ I visitors from Canada and the added and the winner will The meeting was opened Werfield. Germany'. a"je ,s~ Your beauty is our business, mid-West flocktoour area and keep it in her home for onewith prayer and presided over thebirth ofababy g~r"~etl~] " , i~ .~ I~ " find our porpoise and seal year. by Mrs. llean McDonald. Mrs. Lee Price, born on O.c~;ji~t~l t~ COMPLETE LINE OF |~ ~i ![i! shows at Marine Life quite a Orchids to Madolyn Johns- W. P. Mathews presented 1976. MissPricewg~".i~ { l~f~ .~t~,~[ novelty. Marine Life is open ton hostess of the montheach memberwith a love gift 7pounds and6otmcc.S',,~_~ MERLE NORMAN COSMETICS from May through September, Refreshments of chicken salad of a tiny basket 'made of She was welcomed h'~7~ 1858 '0", "l so if any of you are planning a stuffed tomatoes on lettuce honevsucl