Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on September 13, 1973 · Page 8
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 8

Panama City, Florida
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Thursday, September 13, 1973
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WAF Nails It Down TYNDALL AFF3, FLA., — Amn. Kim D, Farlin of Pekin, 111., i,s living proof that today's Air Force offers almost unlimited opportunities for women. The 20-year-old brunette is the first WAF carpenter to be assigned to Tyndall. After eight weeks in technical training at Sheppard AFB, Tex., she recently arrived for duty at the carpentry shop of the 4756th Civil Fngineering Squadron. Airman Farlin was one of two girls in her at Sheppard after volunteering for the career field. Her duties include li a n g i n g d o o r- s , installing sheet rock, hinges and hasps, and r e p ! a c i n g g 1 a s s windows. When asked why she came into the Air Force and volunteered for the carpentry field she said, "When I talked OPPORTUNITY UNLIMITED — Today's Air Force doesn't measure the carpenter by the size of his overalls, but offers women the same opportunity. This airman, Kim D. Farliin of Pekin, 111., is going to really know how to build her own home. with tlH> recruiter and others, and learned of the benefits, it .seemed like the thing I'ornu'. ' ' C a I p e n t r y i s interesting to me so I thought I would try it. I like to work with my hands. I'd r-ather be moving around and actually making something instead of just typing. I think being a carpenter is going to help me in the future. If I ever, want to maintain my facilities in my own house, I'll know how to do it. "If I had it to do all over again I would still join the Air Force. I enjoy meeting a lot of different people." The 5-foot-3-inch WAF may be required, in the course of her- duties, to carry a 50-pound tool box around. Although this does not happen every day, the 100-pound carpenter said she has no trouble doing it. Airman Farlin said, "It takes a little getting used to for a girl working with all these men. I felt sort of odd during a recent open ranks inspection. I was the only girl among 100 men." Zeta Zeta Chapter Holds Bi-Monthly Meet Zta Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi recently held its bi-monthly meeting in the home of Alice McMillen. The meeting opened with all members repeating the Opening Ritual. Visitors, Aileen Abel and Alma Garcia, and new member Nell Spencer were welcomed. Nell has recently transferred here from Delta Lambda, Alamogordo, N.M. It was announced that a Christmas Bazaar will be held after Thanksgiving. Various items, hand-made by the chapter members, will be sold. It was also announced that a Mexican Fiesta will be held Sept. 29, in the home of Sevi Budreau. The chapter voted to continue playing bingo with the nursing home patients each month. Mary Davis was elected as City Council Alternate. She also received an anniversary gift from her Secret Sister. Sevi Budreau presented the cultural program on wedding etiquette, and showed examples of correct invitations. The meeting adjourned with all members repeating the Closing Ritual. Those attending were Carol Armstrong, Sevi Budreau, Pat Cowell, Mary Davis, Mary Ann Doolittle, Leona Gaither, Mary Huckaby, Alice McMillen, Arlene Reeder, Nell Spencer, and visitors Aileen Abel and Alma Garcia. Y ^ 9r £AMAOT 4 I SHOP Hi-Style Factory Store DOWNTOWN PANAMA CITY 904-763-6335 PANTY HOSE 2 PR SCUFFS LONG AND^ SHORT SLEEVES' BLOUSES $^00 JEANS *5 SLACKS »5 JACKETS »5 USE YOUR CHARGI OR LAY-A-Woy BONKAMiHICMD. | <u,Chmuo .M;VVS -1 II:KAM>. I 'ananiiiCil.v, l"la .,Thiir .s(lii,v,S ('pt<'nih«'ri;U!)7;{ PancDA . 5 Miss Kathy Smith Entertained At Party SHOWFR MONOr -tKF -- A l)rifl;il shower lir ,nf ))i!i<_^ Miss Kalliy Smitli Scptcnihcc bridcM -lcct, was held in Ihc lionic of Mrs. W. I.. Woorlliaiii and co hosted by the i)r'id ('-1 ()-l)e's co-workcis al Kwik.-Chck. Sliovvii here is the hostess Mrs. Woodliam and tlie hoiioree, Smith. .Vjiss Kaihy Smith was tionored al a )ii!scella ))e()US i)i )(lal sliowef hosleci by Mrs. W.I.. Woo(lli;iiii and eovvoikers of the biid (.'-to-be, in the VVoodhaiii home. 'I 'iie table and ottiei- pa!l\- decor'ations wefe fl(nie in |)ink and while, llie bride-elect's clio.sen ff)lors. Sh(- was fjfesented with a vaeniini elfaner' anfl eleetiic can opener' ftoni Mrs. Woodham and all the employes of the coinpfuiy where slu; is employed. As a memento of the occasion, she was pr'osented with a floral ari 'angL 'mont of pink and while. Kathy is to hecomf the bride of Tommy Andrew.s Sept. 14 in the Millville Advent C h r- i .s t i a n Church, at7:;iO p.m. 6 GENUINE DIAMONDS Matched Wedding Rings for Both EASY KREDIT Eye-catching 6 Genuine Diamond Bride and Groom Set. Elegantly designed, and perfectly matched. Illus. enlarged for detail. D-31 COMPARE VALUES South's Largest Diam6nd Display Written Diamond Guarantee See Specials in Our Windows 537 HAHKON AVt. fmmm Chy nWACOU STOHS 104 i. PAUfOX IT, 3 DAYS ONLY ^BABY B' POLYESTER KNITS WITH DAINTY JACQUARD TRIM creeper usually 5.50 Exquisite imports with that much-nrjore look you like! Delicate bon-bon tints of pink blue or maize in group. Choice of snap-crotch creeper or two-piece look dress with tinest-ever flip-pleated skirt. M,L. dress usually 6.50 'BABY B' SLEEPERS reg. 3.49 2.88 100% S.E.F. Modocrylic by Monsanto. Flame retardant. Super comfortable rib knit cutts, plastic tread, safe stepping feet. Quick and easy snopfastners. Sizes 6 mos. to 4 yrs. Blue, yellow, seafoam green. 'BABY B' CRIB SHEETS 1^28 "^•^•^'^ Permanent press 50% Fortrel polyester, 50% cotton with stretch ends. White. 'BABY B'WATERPROOF PANTS 2 for 88^ rog. 2 for 1.19 Soft vinyl with elastic contour legs, waist. Machine wash. S, M, L, XL . .. WEAR-DATED SWEATER SHIRT .88 reg. 3.50 100% Acrilan acrylic -machine washable. Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse on front. Snap-fastener shoulders. Floocy soft inside. Sizes 9-12-18 Montns. HIGH CHAIR 15.88 Fiberglass tray; foam padded seat, back. Converts to youth and utility chair. Safety belt. Fo|d or set-up with one hand. 'BABY B' THERMAL BLANKET 2.88 reg. 3.99 Machine washable 100% virgin acrylic; nylon binding. Pert print, white or maize. Warm yet light. 36 X 50 inco size. Gift boxed. CRIB & MATTRESS 46.00 reg. $58 Maple or white baby-safe finish; foot release drop sides. Two position adjustable spring holds moisture resistant vinyl-tick innerspring mattress with firm coil construction. Teething rails all sides; casters.

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