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e.Malakoff _Ne ws-Thu _ y- Jan 8 h 1981 30 years ago Samuel N. Wood, aged Malakoff resident, lies critically Injured in the Kilman Hospital here following the New Year's first traffic accident which occured at the Terry Street-Highway intersection. The annual Evans family reunion was held at the home of Mrs. Adele Evans, December 31, with relations from all over the state attending. Boyd F. Sharp, former Malakoff resident, according to advice receive here, has received anothe- Army promotion from Major to that of Lieutenant Colonel. Miss Patricia Ann Payne, daughter of Mrs. Margaret Payne and the late W.B. Payne became the bride of M/Sgt. Ar- thur Miles Thompson on December 28, at the home of Mr:'and Mrs. J.D. Waller. Miss Virginia Lee Gould and William H, Martin of Malakoff exchanged wed- ding vows December 19th at the home of the bride's parents, Mr and Mrs. R,S. Gould at Trinidad. Mr. and Mrs. Dorr Lobrecht of Longview, announce the birth of a baby girl whom they have named "Mary Ann." Malakoff's newest addition to Hen- derson County's most recent large- scale industry is the McCormick McLain Dairy Farm south of this city. Elton L. Corley recently of Haskell County and deputy sheriff of Henderson County, has again accepted a deputyship under Sheriff Jess Sweeten and has been assigned to the Malakoff and Trinidad area. 40 years ago Two small Trinidad boys very narrowly escaped death by drowning in the Trinity River Saturday afternoon. The boys, Lonnie Holt, 14, and Leon Ridgeway, 11, were out boat riding in the swollen waters of the river near the highway bridge when a floating log struck their craft, causing it to capsize. The following Malakoff young people, who are attending colleges and univer- sities in other cities, left the past week to resume their studies after having spent the holiday season here with home folks: Misses Vivian Kirby, Nor- ma and Sara Orrick, Dean Frizzell, and Joe Faulk, S.F.A. in Nacogdoches; Jerry Wilson and Billy Grey Payne, Texas University, Austin; David Dodd Letter to editor To be considered for publication in the Letters to the Editor colunm an article must be original, not over 300 words and signed by the writer. The Malakoff News reserves the right to edit all letters+ If deemed derrogatory, libelous, tin+ clear or for some other reason unprintable and it is not possible or practical l edit so it will meet standard for publication, we will not be able to use it. The name of the writer will be published along with the letter. We feel that a letter has little meaning if published anonymously. If there is something you feel should be brought to the atten. tion of readers but you don't want to have your name tied to it, let us have the information and we will look into it from a news angle. We feel that the Letters to the Editor column is the very finest medium available in this com- munity for expression of personal views on matters of concern, We urge use of the cnlumn in a constructive manner, inviting those with views on any subject of interest to share tbem with our readers. and Dana Kiigore, Southwestern University, Georgetown; Ray Dollar and David Tiner, Marshall Junior College, Marshall; Miss Martha Car- son, S.M.U., Dallas; Charles Foster, Texas Tech, Lubbock; James Louis Scholl, N.T.A.C, Arlington; Miss Aubrey Mae Overton, T.S.C.W., Den- ton; Miss Mary Louise Tidmore, NT.S.T.C., Denton; Miss Rubble Moore Anderson, Lon Morris College, Jacksonville. 50 years ago Fred Mangate of Dallas was acciden- tally shot while hunting here Sunday with John Puterbaugh, also of Dallas. He received medical treatment at the W.D. Puterbaugh residence here, where he was taken following the ac- cident. A two-story brick building in the town of Frankston was destroyed by fire on December 30th at an estimated loss of $46,000. The structure was known as the Dabbs building. The last 100 days in the present school term has been set aside as compulsory attendance days for all school children between the ages 6 and 14 years. The period, was set aside in compliance with the State Law. N.C. Vandagriff left this week for the Federal hospital at Muskogee, Oklahoma, where he will undergo an operation for appendicitis. The capital prize offered by the mer- chants in their premium campaign, that of a brand new Chevrolet sedan, was awarded Saturday afternoon to Mrs. Gladys Curtis, Malakoff post- master. 60 years ago Four Murchison youths were under a $500 bond each this week in connection with the robberies of four stores in that city. The boys, it was said, were trying to imitate the feats of Tom and Dave Slaughter. Joe Shelton of Cross Roads, son of J.M. Shelton, was feloniously assaulted yesterday and is now at Athens in a very critical condition The new officers for the Malakoff Odd Fellows Lodge installed this week were: J.C. Brown, Wm. Riddlesperger, Louis J. Scholl, George wen, R.E. Skiles, C.O. Jones, L.D. Harris, C.B. Dodson, Charlie Jones, Roy Swanson, W.F. Young, E.O. Wilson, L.R. Tiner, J.D. Johnson, J.K. Derden and G.C. Churchwell. Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Kirby of Poynor have rented the RC. Smith house, recently vacated by the Cone Roun- saville family, and will move here in the near future Roy Swanson is making preparations to build an ice house on the Cotton Belt right-of-way for the purpose of handling ice in this city during the coming sum- mer months. Violence frequently directed at children Children are the most frequent recipients of violence in this society -- violence directed against them by parents and by other children, reports Betty J Smith, a family life education specialist. Dr. Smith is on the home economics staff of the Texas Agricultural Exten- sion Service, The Texas A&M Univer- sity System. The average age of all Vietnam Era veterans is 34. ~~ ~O0 OOOOO00000 O O~O00~o~OO0 OOOO0~o000~OOO0 ~O0~O~o~O0 O0 OOOO0 ~OO0~OO0f ff ~fo e~eoaoOOUO ooo ooooo .,,, . ........ , ............................................... ,.; ;,;; ; ;: :. ; ;: ;, ;,; ;. ;;:; o~t+.' .~oeO =/ and find out the word from li advertisers in The Ma ako red with your mal each per. year in Henderson and adjoining counties. 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Chad was the lucky one this time. nvx by merchants for some time, theIt is difficult to explain to a ten-ye flelvi| shrinking dollar of the past year in- old, who catches the change of tone _adie creased their popularity. Mom's voice when she is angry, why r. da : .idloliaa We find coupons in our newspaper clerk who acted strainea at gtv advertising, in magazines, in the credit for an 11 cent coupon should raylol weekly tv guide, stuffed inside boxes of rile a mother. Blake cereal, mixed well with five pounds of "Did that make you mad?" asked as we moved away from flour, and hung around the necks of cold clerk. He had heard that tone of voi drink bottles. Personally, I resent coupons. I think before, you see, and was well awa| they were invented to punish busy that for some reason we were treadle[ people. For those of us who do well to on thin ice. l get to the grocery store, it is I knew that I could never explain Chad my total dislike of coupons. ,, explanation would come out soundi F : like a big deal over nothing. So I un plained instead my feelings that[el customer of a business should I eta, a treated with respect, even if tl ev?I exasperating when we arrive to find that we cannot buy the "specials" because we have no coupons. Even worse, is buying a product knowing that at home you have six coupons laying on the counter that would have amounted to savings of at least 28 cents. Or worse yet, spend some of your precious free time one Saturday afternoon cutting out all those coupons, put them in your pur- se to have them handy, and then not make it to the store until they have ex- pored. Once I got a coupon, had it with me when I arrived at the store prior to its expiration date, and the store still had some of the product on hand. 'I was thrilled. I would save II cents. When I handed the coupon to the clerk she looked at it with a frown, turned to the next clerk and said indignantly, "I hate these things." customer)s a little extra trouble. .'h'nns My bamc complamt of coupons is lil I-" , me the complaint of revenue sharing t .l~ern~ our federal government so passes out to local governments f.er .~ 511"8 send the money to them to begin wtt~,~ , ~men: they hire" people to take part of it awm,,., juness and send some of it back to us. 0 ne comes down to costing a lot more aft . , FlalaK everyone has their share of the till. ,., .... ~ur~ My wish for the new year is not imet. . raas ded to take jobs away from America , rsl but I still wish that we would have , ms need for coupon counters in 1981. TheS . wouldn't feel like I was losing so mu0granct money everytime I went into a store. ! Fun yers QUESTI()NS AND ANSWERS the SOCIAL SECURITY Mrs By Jimmy VanBevers hospit Tyler District Manager Illness SociaISecurity Administration ' A r raised El Q. How much can a person get in SSI facility to your home. If there are ~ Cur benefits? local facilities equipped to provide t~ll cha A. Currently, the maximum Federal care you need, medical insurance w~'etire SSI payment is $238 for a single per- help, pay for necessary ambulan~he F son and $357 for a couple. These amoun- transportation to the closest facllitSville ts may be decreased if a person has any outside your area that can provide t| Gra other sources of income or they may be Increased by supplemental payments macle by the individual states. In ~d- careyou need. Sur Q. When I applied for retiremeCharh benefits last January, I elected not receive Medicare medical insuran because I did not wish to pay ti] 'q premiums. I have since changed mind. Can I still sign up for soci/'%-A security medical insurance?i A. Yes. you can enroll during the fi , The. ~4~!~ could have been enrolled but were noOervic fears Q. I'll soon be 65 w at.lVledica ge9, but I don't plan to retire. Can I gGlbill Medicare without applying retirement benefits? A. Yes, starting January 1981, can apply for Medicare alone as Iong you are eligible for social retirement or survivor benefits. dltlon, states may offer Medicaid, food stamps, and social and rehabilitation services. Q. When will Medicare pay for am- bulance service? A. As long as the ambulance, equip- ment, and personnel meet Medicare requirements, medical insurance can help pay for medically necessary am- bulance service if transportation in any other vehicle could endanger the patient's health. After you have met the $60 annual deductible, medical In- surance will pay 80 percent of the reasonable charges for local transpor- tation from the scene of an accident to a hospital, from your home to a hospital or skilled nursing facility, between hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, or from a hospital or skilled nursing T~/~ Member I~1 Published Continuously "I'IXAS PRP_q$ Since 1913 ..o+..,,o. The Malakoff News Publisher .................................................. Dan Dwelle Business Manager .......................................... Tom Finley Ediit r ................................................. Ann Rounsavall+ Ice Manager ...................................... " .... Lori Callaway Advertising Representative ................................. Cindy Ford The Malakoff News (326700) is published weekly by Athens Printing Co. at Malakoff, Tx. l~OSl of- fice address being P.O. Box 509, Malakoff, Tx. 75148 Subscriptiod rates: $5 per year in Henderson County t senior citizen 50 percent discount available ) ~ $6.50 per year elsewhere in Texas; $7.50 per year elsewhere in continental United States. Second-class postage paid at Malakoff, Tx. 75148. POSTMASTER: Send address,changes to The Malakoff News, P.O. Box 509, Malakoff, Tx. 75148 vv~vv~v~v~vV~vvv~vvVVVVVVV Be sure you don't miss a single copy of your newspaper. 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