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©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED~ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. NSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. News - Thursday, December 23, 1976 • • es, indeed! your little friends are wrong. They have keen m of a skeptical age--they do not bdleveA~xcept what think that nothing can be which is not comprehensible little minds. minds, Virginia, whether 'they be men's or children's, are little. thls great universe of ours, man is a mere Irish% an ant, in hls as compared with the boundless world about him, as measured intelligence capable of grasping the whole truth and knowledge. ~s, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty Joy. Alas! how dreary would be the world If there were no Santa It would be as dreary as If there were no Vtrglnlas. There be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tol- this existence. We should have no enjoyment, except in sense and The eternal light with which childhood fills the world would believe in Santa Claus! You might as well not believe in fairies! au might get your ~papa to hire men to watch in all the chimneys ri ,tmas Eve to catch Santa Claus, but even If they did not see Claus coming down, what would that prove? Nobody sees Santa but that is no sign that there is no Santa Claus--the most real Thc terrif.~ing motion picture fnnn the terrifying No. I best selh'r. in the world are those neither children nor men can see. you ever see fairies dancing on the lawn? Of course not, but no proof that they are not there--nobldy can conceive or imagine wonders that are unseen and urmeeable in the world. tear apart the baby's rattle and see what makes the noise but there is a yell covering the u n s • en world which not the man, or even the united strength of all the strongest men, that could tear apart. Only faith, fancy, poetry, love, romance, aside the curtain and view and picture the supernal beauty beyond. it all real?--ah, Virginia, in all this world there is nothing else abiding. Santa Claus! Thank God! he lives, and he lives forever-- years, from now, Virginia, nay, ten thousand years from he will continue to make glad the hearts of childhood." -- Francis B. Church The New York Sun WED.1EC. ~-2q The Aclventures of Ih~ I~.RTuR$ "" sustained a deep and lasting loss, accentuated by our close contact with him and our knowledge of his true worth as a man and his wise and astute council WHEREAS, We are deeply appreciative of the many contributions made by Dr. Williams during his long years of unselfish service. RESOLVED, That we tender to the bereaved family the assurance of our sincere sympathy, fully appreciating the greatness of their grief, and be it further RESOLVED, That these minutes be spread in full upon the minute book of this band and a copy thereof be sent to the family and a copy to be published in the local newspaper. E. P. Rodweil, Jr. Rex Whitcomb G. G. Hart Committee 12-23-11c Santa Has Nice Visit With Florala FOR SALE: One 7 piece Area Youngsters Saturday. He Was dinette set.$69.00. SULLIVAN FURNITURE Ushered In And Out Of Town By The FIorala Fire Department WANT ADS DEAR SANTA: Please help me to find my black raincoat, misplaced now for several months. It has a wet look, is real full and really turns the rain. I hope you're helpers will be able to help me, like they did Mr. Moody in last week's edition of the want ads. His ladder has already been returned and I am sure the person's stocking who borrow- ed it will be filled with toys. Phone 858-3342 or 858-3738. Thank you, Merle Wood[ham CAROUSEL - RESOLUTION At a meeting of the Board of Directors of The Bank of Florala, held at Florala, Alabama on December 14, 1976, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted. WHEREAS~ God in His infinite wisdom has seen fit to remove from us, on November 15, 1976, Dr. Arthur Grady Williams, Jr., a director of this bank since 1957, and WHEREAS, It becomes our sad duty to pay final tribute to his memory; therefore, be it RESOLVED, That we have DIXIELAND TWIN CINEMA BARNES ST. WED. THUR. FRI. SAT. DEC. 22, 23, 24, 25 SHOW TIME .. MON. THUR THUR. ONE SHOW EACH NITE AT 7"15 FR! & SATURDAY NITE SHOW AT 7:00 & 8:45 DRIVE-IN HWY. 84 E. FRI. SAT. SUN, DEC. 24, 25, 26 OPEN 6:15 START 6:45 TICKET OFFICE OPEN TILL 8:45 T~ Nat~¢,n'~ No.l Belt-Se|ll~ llOC4t now the Screen's ~upe¢ Thriller . .,.. p,,~-.~l , i,,,,,¸¸ ~ .... Unllld Arl~tl COMING DEC. 29 FOR ONE BIG WEEK The Adventures of the : :~!~ i/ii/ii(i iii~iiiiiiiiiiililiiiiiiii!~: = =::::::?i:i i ?i : i : = ii!::iii:¸ st,.,o~ ROBERT F, LOGAN. SUSAN DAMANTE SHAW .............. HOLLYE HOLMES ~,,,, HAM LARSEN ~r~ceo ~ ARTHUR R DUBS ~,,ec~e0 ~ STEWAR! ~?MPLL l~,~ So~c ~+ ~.,~r~o* LEE DRESSER A PACIFIC INT[RNAhONAL [NTERPRI~,['~ INC R~.L[ASE ¢,.~, t,~ C r CAROUSEL TWIN CINEMA BARNES STREET OPP, ALABAMA SUN. MON. TIrE DEC. 26, 27, 28 3 BIG DAYS ONLY SHOWTIME! SUNDAY SHOWS AT 2:00 & 7:30 MON., TUE. SHOWS AT 2:00 & 7:15 COMPANY, Florala, Ala- bama. 12-23-11c FOR SALE: One 8264 Console stereo - $99.95. Extra value. Walnut finish. SULLIVAN FURNITURE COMPANY, Florala, Ala- bama. 12-23-1tc FOR SALE: One B391 console stereo, tape player, AM-FM radio and record changer. $200.00. A steal at this price. SULLIVAN FURNITURE COMPANY, Florala, Ala- bama. 12-23-1tc FOR SALE 2 BEDROOM DWELLING on 100' X 200' lot. Excellent condition. 2 ADJOINING VACANT LOTS on Washington Avenue. 50' X 150' each. '¾ ACRE ON SOUTH NINTH STREET. Near high school. EQUITY SALE: 2 bedroom dwelling. Pay equity mad assume very small monthly payment. A BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY ESTATE. 76 acres, 2200 sq. ft. brick dwelling. Central heat and air, fully carpeted with all the built-in modern conven- iences. 4BEDROOM, 2% baths, on 4 lots. Needs minor repairs, but is priced to sell. 2% LOTS IN OLD FLORALA 125'X180. Nice, 3her lots. 2 LOTS ON CORNER OF North 8th Avenue and West 9th Street. GOOD INCOME PROPERTY. Apartment house with 4 furnished apartments three blocks from downtown. Rea- sonably priced. OFFICE BUILDING ON THE SQUARE. Carpeted. 2 roomy offices with Lobby and Receptionist area. Has been remodeled and in excellent condition. CONCRETE BLOCK BUILD- ING with 3 lots. Two bleeks from the Square. BRICK BUILDING on Main Street. Ideal for small office. STORE BUILDING on West 5th Avenue. Cash or terms. THRIVING BUSINESS FOR SALE. Grocery Store with 3 bedroom dwelling on 2 acres. Ideal for family business. WE NEED SMALL ACREAGE WITH OR WITHOUT DWELLING. ROYCE & COMPANY Florala, Alabama 858-6522 or 858-3783 Mrs. Lueme S. Cox Realtor Hello Friends And Citizens For the oppressed, down- trodden, burdened and suf- fering a request, supplication and prayer in our behalf to the various authorities, powers etc., on Earth and in Heaven for a square deal or at least a lot of improvement today. Man says "He has put it all together" and God says "Where two or more are gathered together in my name ask what you will and it will be granted". Many people would like to know why the various authorities pass the buck, keep a low profile, disguise and double talk, the essence of vital questions and answers, and continue to contradict themselves. The closer you look the more obvious it LOST: dog collar with yellow ribbon attached. Also collar has rabies tag on it. If you have found a dog collar, please contact Mrs. H. A. McNeill at 712 North 4th Street. 12-23-1tc FOR SALE: One 2Y' black and white floor model television. Extra value $199.95. SULLIVAN FURNITURE COMPANY, Florala, Ala- bama. 12-23-1tc FOR SALE: One 22" television on roll-a-round stand. Extra value at $199.95. SULLIVAN FURNITURE COMPANY, Florala, Ala- bama. 12-23-1tc FOR SALE: corn fed beef. Contact Derry Braswell at 834-2121 or 834-2666. 12-23-3tc REDUCE SA~'E & FAST WITH GoBese Tablets & E-Vap "water pills". BOOTH'S DRUG. 12-23-2tpd $200.00 WEEKLY - stuffing envelopes. Already stamped and addressed. Free supplies. Send self-addressed, stamoed envelope to: DIVERSIFIED, 1206 CAMDEN DRIVE, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23229. 12-23-2tpd i WILL DO plumbing, painting, roofing, yard work, and any repair work you might need. Phone this number - 858-6630. FOR SALE: 3 bedroom, 2 full baths, ideal home. Located in one of the nicest neighborhoods in Florala. FOR SALE: small mercantile build- ing on North Fifth Street. For more information contact, JOHNSON REAL ESTATE at 858-3271 or 858-3773. DOES SOMEONE YOU KNOW OR LOVE HAVE A DRINKING PROBLEM? For confidential assistance, con- tact South Central Regional Council on Alcoholism P.O. Box 1053, Andalusia, Ala- bama. Phone 222-4955 in Andalusia, or • 858-3311 in Florala. 1 l'2S'tfc FOR SALE: Two 1,000 bushel metal grain bins. Also dryer large enough to dry both bins of grain. Phone 834-2323. Located below Paxton on Route 2, Florala. JEFF ADAMS. 12-16-21pd FOR COMPLETE home improvements and mainten- ance, call collect Andrew J. Danley, 493-7372 in Opp, Alabama. 11-25-ffc NON STOP SALE !! 20 / per quart. Plus bottles. Cokes, Sprite, Tab, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, Mt. Dew, and 7-Up, all you want - any time you want. Shop HAN-D.DANS. Open all the holidays or the work days. We need and want your trade. We have Christ- mas trees, some fruit and fireworks. Please shop with us! Daniel Peterson and Carl Phillips want to wish all of you a Merry Christmas. P.S. Master-Charge and BankAmericard honored and welcomfd. 12-16-tfc r. becomes. Hope to continue these little articles. Dan McLeod P. O. Box 103 Loekhart, Alabama 36445 P. S. How do you spell square deal, Justice and Brotherly Love; "LovethYneish- borasthyself'" of course. 12-23-11pd - CARD OF THANKS - The St. John Baptist Church, the Reverend F. L. Davis, pastor, and Mrs. Rosa M. Jones, Clerk. wishes to thank all our many different friends, who helped to make our church anniversary pro- gram a great success, "With God's Help." May God bless all of you. Thank you kindly, R. J. Clerk 12-23-1tpd FOR SALE: One Captains bed. Complete $169.00. Extra value. SULLIVAN FURNITURE "COMPANY, Florala, Aia- b~a. 12-23-1tc FOR SALE: One 5 drawer chest (Maple). $39.00. SULLIVAN FURNITURE COMPANY, Florala, Ala- bama. 12-23-1tc THE CITY OF FLORALA has one used compressor for sale. Contact Carious Buffalow for additional information. 12-23-1tc FOR SALE: G.E. pot-scrub- ber dishwasher. $175.00 Call Shirley Eason at 858-6882. 12-23-2tpd ATTENTION: Don't forget the FLORALA PHARMACY - your Whitman's Chocolate's Center for Florala. We just received a fresh shipment this week and we keep it fresh in our refrigerated candy case. Stop in to see us! Plenty of corner parking and the friendliest clerks in town. FLORALA PHARMACY . on the corner since 1904. 12-23-1tc FOR SALE: in town. 2 bedroom, one bath, corner lot, frame house. Home and three additional lots." Former home ~of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McVay, 1959 West 5th Avenue, FIorala. Call for information, Mr. H. O. Bass, Jr., at 858-3418. 1 l'25"tfc REDUCE SAFE & FAST with GoBese Tablets & E-Vap "water pills". At BOOTH'S DRUG. 12-16-2tpd FOR SALE: good No. 1 coastal hay. Near Lakewood. Florida. JAMES T. SMITH Route 2, Box 281, FIorala. Alabama 36442. Phone 834-2694. 12-16-4tpd GIFT ID]~AS - - - LAY AWAY NOW!!! Deluxe Crossman Pellet Gun, regular $$4.95, SPECIAL $39.95. Zebco 33 Reels $9.97. Dove & Quail load shells 12, 16 or 20 gauge - $2.95 box;Coming Ware; Buck knives;Timex Watches; Black & Decker Tools; Bicycles; Wagons; Wall Clocks; Pocket and desk caculators from $9.88 to $99.95; ping pong sets; footballs; basketballs and goals; Close-out prices on all shotguns and rifles; stereo cabinets; strobe lights; Bar- beque grills; Water Pik: Crock Pots; Case knives; Mr. Coffee; ice cream freezers; GE door chimes; SX-70 cameras;Norel- co Electric Shavers; Kabar knives; Pronto camera kits; film; woc~ carving sets; walkie talkies $7.95 to $149.95; Alarm and travel Clocks; cassette player-recor- ders;tackle boxes; tape decks; special on all CB radios; stereo sets and components; hair dryers; makeup mirrors; little "Mac"; all national Radio Shack Specials good here. Bring this ad for free 5 cell flashlight, batteries not included. GENEVA HARDWARE AND RADIO SHACK HWY. 27 SOUTH 205-684-%20 GENEVA, ALABAMA