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- SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED ALL RIGHTS RESERVED DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED NEWS-THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1972 JOYCE HARRISON of Florala is shown as she presented Miss Babs Bruce with an arm of carnations. Miss Harrison was escorted by Bandmaster Tom Maddox. Miss Bruce 3rd annum Christmas Dance with band president Ronnie Parrish. canopy of hot pink Tigers" of School directed by Tom Maddox, danced hour on De- when the Elba Band Club entertained with party at the Elba School. The third Christmas party was With music t~/ "The whose resound- ing beat kept the dance floor crowded. Some 250 students entered the party room through a foyer draped floor to ceiling with hot pink silk. French doors were covered in hot pink foil out- lined with silver tinsel while silver chains filled the entry- way. Focal point of the decora- tions in the ballroom was a 60 foot long canopy of pink silk sup- ported by five silver rods. The side walls were hung with large pink foil shields edged in sil- ver tinsel and centered with sil- ver cages holding electric green Christmas halls. The end wall was covered in silver foil and centered with a massive wreath of fresh greenery tied with rich pink velvet ribbon. Pink foil letters spelled out' 'MARCHING TIGERS." The refreshment table was covered with a floor length pink taffeta skirt and topped with a white cloth. A sliver punch fountain centering the table was encircled with a garland of greenery and pink camellias and flanked by tall silver candelabra holding pink candles. Overhead were suspended square pink foil boxes from which dangled silver chains. A traditional part of each Christmas party is the leadout of band officers and seniors. The 1972 landaus was enhanced by a military unit whose up- raised sabers formed an arch through which the members walked. The dance was led by Miss Babs Bruce who was es- corted by band president Ronnie Parrish. She was presented an arm bouquet of carnations by Miss Joyce Harrison of Florala who was escorted by B.andmas- tar Tom Maddox. The other girls in the leadout carried French nosegays of pink carna- tions, green tulle and baby's breath. Featured in the leadout were Miss Alice Brunson escorted by Mr. Butch Windham, Miss Sandra Clark escorted by Mr. John Davis, Miss Courtney Can- non escorted by Mr. Richard Manley of Demopolis, Mr. Ron- nie Mallory escorting Miss Brenda Sutley of Kinston, Miss Rhonda Wise escorted by Mr. Mike McGuire, Miss Debra Bludsworth escorted by Mr. Larry Carnley, Miss Dabble Lee escorted by Mr. Ronnie Mickle, Mr. Sam DeVane es- corting Miss Heidi Collier, Mr. Ken Martin escorting Miss Lisa Davis, Miss Vickie Taylor es- corted by Mr. Tony Martin, Miss Pam Davis escorted O O~ O IAL THREESOME- I:ECT FOR YOUR HOME FOR HOLIDAYS ' living room with thl# luxurious trio. the moneyl Three extra large pro- designed for beauty, comfort Y. Big, inviting sofa, wide-seated . . 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SPANISH BEDROOM CRAFTED THE ELABORATE TRADITION imagine yourself amid the magnlFIcout ~p'lemaot c~ Arogonl Isn't it Just the bedroom you've always dreamed of own- Ing? |ncludoc sweeping 72" Triple Dres- sir, Vertical Mirrors, panel Headboard, and 70'" hl~ ArmQIro. STORE HOURS Save $31.95 on Broyhill Po-Lite It's a new version of a stick lamp that's also a functional piece of furniture. Mediterranean styling. MOH. - WED.: 8:00 TO 5:30 THURS.: tl:U0 TO 12:00 FRI. & SAT.: 8:00 TO 6:00 11DILII'rIIDI: J~ ~ DOI l~ ldl~l:4~ FLORALA, ALABAMA PAGE 7 by Mr. Mark Jacobs, Mr. and relax! This should be a Bruce Thompson escorting season to remember. DriggersMiSs Jennie Hudson, Mr. KennYescorting Miss Karen Weight Watchers Corner ~,~oR~--Do~. o~oo ,o Walker and Mr. Jimmy Ennis Jan. 19--An idea suddenly escorting Miss Barbara Elsea dawns on you teethe perfect of Daleville. ByAJ~rtcl ~mble gift for the one you love: The saber unit, under the You beam with pride. Enjoy command of Capt. Jimmy Mar- what you are able to give to row, was composed of R.O.T.C. We hacl lots of fun and good joined Weight Watchers, 2sizes others. cadets Keith Hocutt, SteveMor- fellowship at our meeting Man- too large. Her weight loss was AQUARIUS -- Jan. 20 to row, Dondi Dunaway, Joe Mar- day night. 19 and I/2 pounds and 26 in- Feb. 18 -- Make your home row, Keith Hornsby and Gary Two members received their ches. Farris. first award, a "Certificate of After Kodak pictures were bright with decorations be- Masters of ceremony for the Achievement" and a tietackpin enpyod "before and after",the fitting the holiday season. evening were Mr. Jack E. Brun- for 16 weeks achievement. She group sang the following songto Invite friends to your home. son and Mr. Tony Martin. Miss wore her best cashmere coat, the tune of The First Noel: Eat and drink moderately Alice Brunson, band vice- 4 sizes too large with a printed RejoiCe! we have foundthe right while e n j o y i n g friendship president, presented Mr. Mad- sign across the back and front food to eat, and good conversation this dox with a Christmas gift from "Help Wanted" She said she We are so happy we want youto week. the band. needs help to alter her coat. know, PISCES--Feb. 19 to March The other woreabaggiepants About the Weight Watchers, 20 -- A relative needs your DA FFODIL GARDEN suit she wore on first night she yo~'.l sure want to go, help desperately. Open your CLUB MEETS WITH OUT OF TOWH The first thing you'i: ask, what heart. Yours isthe right kind can we eat? MRS. GLEN ZORN GUESTS ATTENDING This they will tell you on Man- of philosophy. You know that day we meet. unselfishness is the key to The Daffodil Garden Club GIDDEON FUNERAL CHORUS: happiness. held the monthly meeting with Mrs. Glen Zorn in the home of Those from out-of-town Rejoice! Rejoice! Rejoice! Re- ARIES-- March 21 to April Mrs. Curtis Zorn, Tuesday attending the funeral for Carl joice! Rejoice we have found 20--Strive constantly to put night, December 12. Giddeon in Florala were: Mr. the right food we can eat. selfish desires aside. Make The home was beautifully and Mrs. J. F. McCollough, Mr. After pictures were taken of a s a c r i tic e if need be to decorated and presented a true and Mrs. Shelley Nall and La- the group a beautiful gift was make someone else comfort- picture of a Southern Christ- mar of Niceville, Florida; Mrs. presented to our lecturer, Mrs. mas. As the members arrived Grace Davis, Mrs. Ferrls Bal- Myrtle Brunson of Enterprise, able. Be especially kind to each placed her gift under the ken and Pat, Mr. and Mrs. as a token of appreciation for an older relative. traditional Christmas Tree. Ed Nail and Cynthia of DeFuniak her deep sincerity and gen'~ine TAURUS--April 21 to May During the evening, Christmas Springs; Buford Brunson, Mr. fidelity. 20--Don't lose your temper, music echoed softly throughout and Mrs. A. F. McRae, Mr. and Only 25 members present at or you lose the battle. In- the house. Mrs. Earl Courtney, Mrs. Erma this meeting but 23 lost 53 1/2 terruptions may be expected. Delicious refreshments were Courtney, Mrs. Christine Me- pounds making a total of 5541/E Make the best of them. served by the hostess assisted Neill, Mr. Cecil D. Cox, Mr. pounds lost. GEMINI--May 21 to June by Mrs. Curtis Zorn. and Mrs. R. T. Cooter, Mrs. The recipes for the week are The meeting was called to Roy Lamb, Lori and Troy, Mrs. as follow~- 20--Be firm with the young ones around you. You do too order by the president, Mrs. Jean WishamandSandiofGains- Our ~ccipe from our Weight Billy Harold Moore. The Gar- villa, Florida; Jimmie Giddeon, Watchers magazine this week much for them and encourage den Club prayer was read by Dan Ellis Cox and Dan .Robert is a "Holiday Fruit Pudding." them to do too littie for them- the secretary, Mrs. Ilean Me- Cox of Mobile; Mrs. Tom Higgs, 3 medium apples, peeled and selves. Help them to help Donald. Minutes were read and Mrs. Dan Nelson, Junior Mos- diced themselves. approved. Roll call indicated lay of Pensacola; Mr. and Mrs. 4 slices of bread, diced in CANCER-June 21 to July 100 percent attendance at this Ernest Moon, Mr. and Mrs. 1" pieces 22--Rest ~bis week as much meeting. A financial report Fred Harper, Stan and Beckey 1 teaspon cinnamon as possible. The wheels will was given by the treasurer, of Milton, Florida; Janet Smith, 1 teaspoon cinnamon keep turning if you drop out Mrs. Tom Gibson. Mrs. Foster Leonard, Mrs. 1 teaspoon of lemon juice of sight for a day. Try it! During the business meeting Minnie Harper, Minnie, Laurel 1 tablespoon ofgratedorange You might like it! each member was encouraged to and Ernest 0f Dothan; Mr. and peel light up her home for Christ- Mrs. Esker Tate, Mrs. Mattie 1 cup of blueberries LEO--July 23 to Aug. 22 mas, each light to represent a Kirkland of Napier Field, Mr. 3 tablespoons brown sugar --Accept invitations joyful- prayer for peace, and Mrs. Foster Brunson of replacement ly? S p i r i t s are high thi.~ To promote yard beautifi- Atlanta, Georgia; Mr. and Mrs. 1 cup water week. The social scene has cation, the members discussed J. F. Cawthon and Keith of Au- Combine all ingredients in never been more enjoyable. recognizing the best kept yard gusts, Georgia~ Mr. and Mrs. a mixing bowl. Mix well. Turn Great conversations may be with a Yard of the Month sign) Ewell Mauldin and Faith, Mr. into a l-quart casserole. Bake expected. Mrs. Samuel James was Tel- and Mrs. "Angus Calloway of at 400 F. for45 minutes. Makes corned into the club as a new Panama City, Florida; Mrs. 4 servings. VIRGO--Aug. 23 to Sept. member. One visitor attend- Christine (Brunson) Ires el My new recipe this week 22--The advice you are so ed, was Mrs. J. C. Taw. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Mrs. is a full meal for lunch with free with may not be wanted Each member had brought D.O. Nail, Mr. and Mrs. Au- one-half cup of milk and your or needed. Work alittle hard- her unique handiwork in the form burn -Nall of Columbia, Ala- fruit juice, er at being the charmer only of a Christmas decoration, barns; Mr. and Mrs. Durward Greenbean -- Cheese Casserole you can be. These were claimed by those McQueen of Ft. Deposit, Ala- 1 lb. can beans drained LIBRA--Sept. 23 to Oct. offering the highest price, bama; Mrs. BobParkerofHart- 1/2 cup of mushroom bits 22--A very special telephone Gifts from the tree were ford, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. 1/2 cup of milk w/w or in- call may be expected, per- exchanged. Sam Kilpatrick, Maggie Wolfe stant Cookies, cakes, and candies of Mary Ester, Florida. 2 oz. grated cheese haps from someone you have; that had been brought by each 2 teaspoons peppersauce lost contact ~ith. Happy and member were shared with THIS 'N THAT tSaspoon paparika relaxed hours will be spem others. 1 chicken bullion or beef recalling old pleasures from Those attending this meet- IT VIlli l~llilllM 2 teaspoons of diet margarine the past. ing were: Mrs. Billy Harold 1 slice of bread .toasted and SCORPIO--Oct. 23 to Nov. Moore, Mrs. Wade Phillips, The joy of Christmas, as crumbled 22--Dema~nds may seem Mrs. Ilean McDonald, Mrs. Tom it comes to us eachyear, means Combine the first 6 ingre- heavy and you may feel over- Gibson, Mrs. Grady Brooks, many things to many people, diesis in mixing howl. Add Mrs. JackZorn, Mrs. EdHolley, such as candles at the windows, the bullion dissolved in Z burdened. So m e on e Will Mrs. Lynn Zorn, Mrs.Hubbert decorations On the door; and to tablespoons of hot water. Turn help you tO ease the he$:vy Byrd, Mrs. Kim George, Mrs. the children, a visit,from that into baking dish. Sprinkle top load. Have faith! ~ George Lancaster, Jr., Mrs. jolly old man who has a bag with bread crurfibs, Bake 25 Paul Godwin, Mrs. Bill Brown, full of toys and nice things for to 30 minutes at 400, or until Mrs. Samuel James, Mrs. J. good little girls and boys, and C. Tew, Mrs. Curtis Zorn, and they go to bed each Christmas crumbSremovedbeginfrom thet brown.oven dotWhenwith O i l - W eIn Mrs. Glen Zorn , the hostess. Eve sleeping with one eye open 2 teaspoons diet margarine. Try l i fr the Santa Claus that means it! I like it" . "~O0"" V so much to them and who has One of my friends asked me RED CROSS come all the way from th'e North did you feed your husband that Pole to make them so happy, food? I said "No, I sent him By James 8, Betty I JOTTINGS i All of this means that "This to the care and late the is the Christmas Season" when W-H-O-L-E Thing." ! I families get together, giving I~~~ Due to illness of the nurses gifts, and wishing cheer, but Wish everyone a happy from the Mobile Regional Red deep within each heart is the Christmas and a healthy New ~ Cross Blood Center, Mobile, realization of December 25 be- Year. Be careful, watch your the Bloodmobile visit scheduled ing the birthday of our Savior; weight. The next meeting will for Lurleen B. Wallace State celebrations at this glad sea- be~,, ,, ~ ,December 27th, 6:00 p.m. 11 /Eqt~\~ ~$~ Junior College on November 22 son should be ~nost reverent Hope to see more in number was cancelled. At the request and we should pause then to and less in pounds. of the Blood Center -- because sing ( as joy surges from with- of increased need of blood dur- in ), o{ our greatest of gifts, ~ "~ ing holiday seasons -- plans our Savior, andhopethat"Peace are underway to hold a Blood- on Earth Good Will Toward,~ B,J. Crow~e~ $ mohile Operation in the Junior Men," soon willbe areality EHOROSCOPE College on Wednesday, Decem- which will be the added cause ber 20, from 10:00 A.M. until of gladness and cheer for all. 2:00 P. M. The college stu- Week of December 17 , dents will be striving to give a SAGITTARIUS -- Usually minimum of 100 pints of blood. Friends of Mrs. A. V. Las- a happy person, those born Not us/ We c(zrry a cam- They are to be congratulated sitar regret to hear that she is under this sign rule their plate line o/ belts. for this special effort, presently confined to the Flor- ala Memorial Hospital. lives with reason. Acquirers Peters Clinton Lamar Mitchell has of property, they are ener- recently completed giving both Mrs. Katherine Perry spent getic and enthusiastic. Oil Well the Standard and Advanced Red a week with her son, Milner Their lucky n;nmber is 9. " Cross First Aid courses in Perry in Eufaula, Alabama. Their luckyday is Thursday. Florala, Alabama. Those earn- Their best color is purple. Fast, Dependable ing both certificates are as SAGITTARIUS--Nov. 23 Auto Service follows: Jimmy Thompson, UB Harvey O. Bass, Jr., Lamar 4-H CL to Dec. 21-Wind up your HIGHWAY 331 NORTH I C h r i s t m a s shopping as i Mickler,ron D. Nobles,AnthnYBilly P" Dirga,F. Tread-MY" quickly as possible. Sit back L PHOHE $-7062 way, Paul Bedsole, and Joel J. Hartzog. Congratulations The meeting was called to to each participant! The Chap- order by the president, Michael tar is most appreciative of Mr. Chambers, Thursday, Decem- Mitchell's giving of his time bar 14. First, the minutes and and efforts in serving as in- pledges were brought to atten- structor for First Aid Courses. tion. Next, the meeting was turned over to Mr. Summerford. As this will probably be the Mr. Summerford gave out last column before Christmas, papers on pine seedlings and al- may I wish for all the readers so explained how to plant, take a joyous Yuletide. care, and the proper land to use in planting them. Next, Mr. Summerford talked about the BIBLE VERSE electric project to beheld Jan- uary 30, 1973, at the Covington Electric Cooperative. Many "~ut tllou, Bethlehem members were anxious to re- Ephratah, though thou be ceive this information. Next, little among the thousands Mr. Summerford gave out book- of Judah, yet out of thee h'ts on projects that they shall he cme frth uut me will be taking' Prject re" ~~~~ that'is tobe ruler in Israel." ports were given by Ralph Ad- ams and James Holloway. The '1. Who is the author of this members learned a lot on the prophecy? booklets which were given. !I 2. Of whom was he speako Reporter: Brant Maddox ~~l!!~!"~i~mss ing? ment~ry ~r 3. How long before the birth of Christ did Micah write? 4. Where may this verse be found? ~" ~ . Answers 10 Bible Verse 1. The Prophet Micah. St tion 2. Of Christ, the promised Messiah. 3. At least 400 years. Ed & Ads Smith 4. Micah 5:2 .....