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"'The Voice of The Lignite City'" Year Malakoff, Henderson County, Texas, Friday, January 10, 1964 TEXAS SkU~S TAX TABIJ~, 1~63 Number One roun e own l NAUGHT (0) ordinarily "nothing" to the average citizen, but in last 's issue of the News, Danny voiced an exception to our of a single and insig- "zero," which meant a of 18,000 square feet Royall & Waller Chevro- new main build- under construction on Highway 31. In our effort the gigantic future the local automobile sales plant our proof-read- carelessly allowed a figure to stand in the of square feet, as Danny was very however, in conceding "we all make mistakes." the new main building, to present plans, calls square feet of which we will have is somewhat gigantic in The business of the is to enlarge m every in- as best we can, and not hence we offer this correction for an 18-thou- error, and by way of to our very good clients, & Waller Chevrolet Tt~ UV~N expresses at this time at the retire- of Mrs. Christine (Skiles) on from the service of the is State Bank of Malakoff a highly successful period Blakeney, Enters er s Race No. One Blakeney, a native and g resident of the Cres- tights community, a form- zkoff high school student, ~ll-known throughout this authorized the News this to announce his candidacy office of Commi~ioner No. 1. subject to the primary elections in has been employed past 22 years as a bus for Continental Trail- and also is engaged in and the livestock bust- is active in the First Bap- Church and in civic and organizations. and Mrs. Blakeney, the Miss Ann Middleton of have four children. 13, at home, two sons, and Jerry who are at- college, and Mrs. Judy of Dallas. Blakeney is a member of family that settled in Heights area in the He is the son of Mr. and E. R. Blakeney of Malakoff grandson of the late R J. Bud) Blakeny. of service for the past twelve years. Mrs. Brannon is a native Malakoffian, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. E. (Bud) Skiles. She is a most congenial person and beyond doubt the friendliness of her s e r v i c e through the years measures s o m e w h a t in the phenominal success of the local banking in- stitution. While she retires, how- ever, this column must welcome her successor, in the person of Mrs. Arthur Wiley of the Cross Roads community. Mrs. Wiley, too, seems to be a very likable person and we feel that Mrs. Brannon's d a i I y responsibile chores might have been left in good hands. This column wel- comes you, Mrs. Riley, to our thriving community and we wish for you an abounding success in your new surroundings. (We might add this thought that with the help of Oscar, Bill. Pud and Joyce, you have the inside track on a successful future. down by duties at home ? for yourself why so mothers their convenient See easily you can shop, and meet the at home with an g extension. US. F STATES ~h year thousands of Te~mns c&II, ~t.te or visit Inte~l I~va~.m ~t~f~ce offices to obtatu the ~t deductibl~ for ~].es tax. ~ tabll i8 prlnt~d h~ for your couven~e. Clip #~d uve this table tmtil you I~ M to pt~par~ your L~ co~taln these fls~v~s or Tex~s ~.~xp~yers. FRANK JOHNSON, An o 1 d Malakoff carpenter of years gone by, visited the editor Sunday in the interest of renewing his News subscription for another year. He started out to make Income as ~ho~a o~ line 9. page I. 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Cigarett~ ~ dOd~ct/~n is 8 par p4~k OY T~tS$. Ca$olL,~ t~x is 5 par gello~ for TeX~s, O stipulation that he would re- ATHENS, Jan. 7--Reagan Jen- new his subscription to the News kms and the Anderson County providing that this newspape~ Land and Cattle Company have would re-instate "Liz's Column," purchased the Henderson County a former feature, written by Mrs. Livestock Auction from Herschell Elizabeth (Gentry) Waller. The Ledbetter and associates, accord- paper's answer to this request ing to an announcement made was that Mrs. Waller's place on Tuesday. the News staff is still open and A new corporation, which will that we welcome her return at own and operate t h e auction any moment of her convenience company, is being formed. Jen- --we miss her, too. He renewed kins will be general manager of his subscription, however, in the the auction and will also be ring- hope that "Liz" might some day ma~ter. come back to the News family. [ All of the facilities of the firm, I .ai- ji 3nl I including the land' pens and th" .I'I.ozlor Society ter improvements : heduleWere included At Prairie View A&M ]Lumbermen Leo E. Orr Jr son of Principal"'Training Workshop and Mrs. L. E. Orr of Lincoln High ~mol, was recently in- ducted into the National Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu, at Prairie View A. & M. College. Students, who qualify for Alpha Kappa Mu membership must meet the following stand- ards: (1) earn a minimum of seventy-five semester hours of college credits: (2) achieve a minimum of 3.3 academic ave- rage for the sevemy-five or more academic hours earned: and (3) must be in good standing as a citizen of the college community. Orr is classified as a Junior, majoring in Biology, and was one of five students brought int( membership of this elite group of scholars. Highway Department Awards $1,306,809.61 Contract In Lake Krea The Texas Highway Commis- sion, on December 19 1963, awarded a contract in the amount o~ $1,306,809.61 to the lowest of nine bidders, which was the Buckner Construction Company and The Hoople Jor- dan Construction, Inc. and Buck- ner Contractors, Inc. of Jackson- ville. This contract provides for the reconstruction of a portion of a 4.9 mile section of FM Highway 85 between US 175 and SH 274. This work is in conjunction with the construction of the Cedar Creek Reservoir in the north- west portion of Henderson County. d-Term Exams To Be Held Thursday High school principal Bob Farmer, has announced that the high school mid-term examina- tions will be held next Thurs- day and Friday, January 16-17th. Those students. Mr. Farmer said. who will not be taking examina- tions, will not be required to be at school. In City Of Longview AUSTIN -- A training work- shop for East and North Texas lumber yard personnel will be held in Longview, Feb. 19-20-21, under the sponsor~ip of the Lumbermen's Association. T h e schools are sceduled regularly at various points in the State to help lumber dealers to better serve the public. This workshop will cover new methods of rapid and accurate estimating of new construction and repair and remodeling job costs and will be conducted by Herbert L. Lotz of Ridgewood, N. J one of the nation's out- standing authorities. The Carson Lumber Company of Malakoff is a member of the 77 year-old-non-profit trade as- sociation. Princeton University's mascot is a tiger. Go to Church ~Y TRINIDAD "-- The Trinidad school board prepared Monday to meet Monday night to canvass the returns of the election Satur- day in which voters approved $225,000 in improvement bonds and to start formulating plans for the improvement program. The voters approved the bonds by a vote of 63 to 5, and also approved by a vote of 61-7 Pub- lic Law 116 to allow the board to levy an additional tax to re- tire the bonds if an additional tax is needed. Supt. W. F. Story said the bond probably will not be sold until 30 days after the election. The school officials announced earlier that no increase in school taxes is anticipated. They said some adjustments will be made by the equalization beard, how- ever, in some properties regard- less of the affirmative vote on the bonds. in the sale. Jenkins announced that per- sonnel will be on duty full time and that the sales will be held on Thursday as they have in the past. The sate this week will be the first one under the man- agement of the new owners. For 13 years Jenkins was a partner in the Athens Livestock Commission before selling his interest in 1963. He has been in the auction business for 20 years. Jenkins has been active in the annual Henderson County Live- stock Show and sale the last two years. This is held in connec- tion with FFA and 4-I:t pro- grams in the summer. He has served on a number of commit- tees in the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce and is an elder in the First Christian Church. Malakoff Schools Taking Scholastic Centare For 1964-65 T h e Malakoff Independent School System is now in the pro- cess of taking its scholastic cen- sus throughout the district for the coming new term. It is very important, both to the students and the school system, school of- ficials pointed out, that every eligible student in the district be properly enumerated. A special request to parents who have beginning 6-year-olds, and who do not have older chil- dren now in school, to contact either Supt. Neal Lawson at the high school, or the census trus- tee, Principal U. L. Watson at the elementary school. Some of the major improve- ments under consideration are a lunch room and~ equipment, a modern science department, a vocational education building and equipment, enlargement of the band hell, an extra class room, enlargement of the gym- nasium, replacement of the heat- ing system and air-conditioning the entire school. Church Of Christ Malako Texas WENDY WII TEAD b Aah r SUNDAY SERVICES Bible School 10 a. m. Morning Worship 11 a. m. Evening Worship 6 p. m. Wed. Eve. Service 7 p. m. ,H, Effective December 31st, Hylas H. (Sonny) Cade Jr. became a full partner in the local Ford sales and service agency of John B a n k s t o n Motors, authorized Ford dealers in this area. The sale of the partnership by John Bankston, original own- Corsicana Man Dies In Auto Accident On Trinity River Bridge The last Wednesday evening alarm, in which two Athens am- bulances turned Highway 31 through this community into a race track to reach one injured person, was the occasion in which Merle Thompson, 28, of Corsi- cana, was killed in a one-car ac- cident on the Trinity R i v e r Bridge, west of Trinidad. Mr. Thompson, a truck driver for Cabell's dairies was riding in an automobile driven by Bennie Owen, also of Corsicana. The car, it was learned here ran off the side of the highway and struck the guard rail of the river bridge and bounced from side to side be- tween the bridge railings, and then overturned several times. The car, investigating officers said, cam e to a stop on the bridge. Owen, the driver of the car, was uninjured. Funeral services w e r e held later in the week at Oldham, South Dakota, where Thompson was born August 7, 1935. He was a member of the Lutheran Church. Survivors include his w i f e, Mrs. Darlene Thompson of Cor- sicana; two sons, Larry and Ricky Thompson of Corsicana; one daughter, Tammy Thompson of Corsicana; his mother, Mrs. Emma Sorensen of Oldham, S. D.; six brothers, Robert Thomp- son of Bracketville, Lloyd Thompson of Lake Preston, S. D Chris Thompson of E~mond, S. D Manford Thompson of White, S. D Ray Thompson and Curtis Thompson of Oldham; four sis- ters, Mrs. Irene Kundsen of Coon Rapids, Minp-, Mrs. Marylen Tor- men of Lake Nordham, S. D Mrs. Vivian Myers of Pierre, S. D and Mrs. Violet Mette of Howard, S. D. Earl Gentry Enters Political Race For Justice Of Peace Earl Gentry, well-known in the Malakoff area for m a n y years, tossed his hat into the ring Tuesday afternoon as a can- didate for the office of Justice of the Peace of Precinct 6, Hen- derson County. Mr. Gentry was e I e c t e d to the JP office in 1944) o v e z the late Walter F. Young, and resigned before the end of his term. He moved to Malakoff as a young man in 1918 and lived in this community until 1942, when he and his wife, the former Miss Myrtle Mclntyre, and their children, moved to Dallas. For several years prior to 1942 he worked at the barber trade in Malakoff. Mr. and Mrs. Gentry returned to Maiakoff in 1962 to again establish their permanent residence here. They are the par- ents of four children, three daughters, and a son, who is currently a member of the U. S. Air Force. Mr. Gentry for the most part, a life-long Malakoffian, s p e n t the greater part of his young adult life in this city. He will be remembered as one of the town's star baseball ball pitch- ers during the roaring 20's. The Gentrys are members of the First Methodist Church, and Mr. Gen- try is presently serving as sec- retary of the Malakoff Lion's Club. Friends of Joe Barnett will be glad to hear that Joe Barnett who has been a patient at Vet- erans Hospital in Dallas for sev- eral weeks was able to return home the first of last week and is able to be up and about. er of the firm, was made on No- vember 1, 1963, but the new partnership was not officially authorized by the Ford Motor Company until the end of the ~'ear, 1963. The firm's business, however, has been carried on under the partnership arrange- ment for the past two months. The new member of the firm, Mr. Hylas Cade Jr a life-long resident of this community, is the son of Mr. Hylas H. Cade St. and Mrs. Marguerite (Gilreath) Cade of Malakoff. He is a Mal- akoff High School graduate with the Class of 1953. He also holds a B. S. Degree from the East Texas State College. Mr. Cade was married to the former Miss Betty Hellums of Scurry, Texas in 1958. T h e y have two children, Cathleen, 3, and Carol Lynn, 1. Mr. Cade joined the U. S. Air Force in April, 1958, and retired with a captain's rating in Oc- tober, 1963. The Cades are now making their home in Malakoff at 810 Olive Street. The John Bankston Motor firm, authorized dealers for Ford products, was first established in 1955, by John Bankston and his brother, Claude. In the recent sale of the half interest to Mr, Cade, the Bankston brothers d~ solved their interests in favor of the new partnership. Claude Bankston, brother of the founde~ of the local agency, has been as- sociated with John Bonkston Mo. tors since the firm's begirm:. ~. Claude, the elder of the Bank- ston brothers, since his disposi- tion of his Ford agency interests, is retiring and will devote part- time efforts to other personal endeavors. The name of the firm has been changed f r o m John Bankston Motors to that of Bankston-Cade Ford Sales, which firm name is now officially recognized by the Ford Motor Company. rlnl ATHENS, Jan. 6 -- William]Miss Elain Tharp, also of Kemp, Bryant (Bill) Stephens, 554, Rt. l wer~ returning home aftex a 1, Trinidad, who was k i 11 e d ] basketball tournament at T~'li- Saturday afternoon in a traffic J dad. Neither was injured. Dam- accident two and a half miles tage to the car was estimated at north of Trinidad on State High-15500. way 274, was buried in the Davis ] Officers said both vehicles Cemetery Monday afternoon fol-tw~ere traveling north and that lowing services at 2 p. m. at the [Collard was overtaking the Rich- Central Baptist Church in Ath-lards pickup. They said Collard ens. /started to pass the pickup when The Rev. J. W, Williford and /Richards started to make a left the Rev. Ed Byars conducted the~turn. Collard applied his bral~s serviq~s and the Carroll and and cut sharply to the right in Lehr Funeral Home was in an effort to avoid a collision, charge of arrangements, but the front of Collard'8 Cal~ Pallbearers were T h u r m a n struck the rear of the pickup. Fuller, Tommy Gene January, Officers said Collard went off Hugh Hardy, Davis January, the east shoulder, through Gerald Blanton, Lee Hardcastle, fence and into an open field. Cecil Stephens and Weldon Jan- uary. Mr. Stephens, a native of Wax- ahachm, was a farmer and stock- n-ran and had been a resident of Henderson County most of his life. He was married to Miss Nettle Blanton in Athens Nov. 28, 1931. Survivors are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Annette Rich- ards and Mrs. Shirley Riehards of Trinidad; one brother, Tom D. Stephens of San Antonio; one sister, Mrs. Derous January of Athens and two grandchildren. State Highway P a t r o I m a n Mack Oliver and Paul Clanton Jr. said Stephens was riding in a 1962 Ford pickup driven by Emery E. Richards, Route 1, Trinidad. Richards was not hurt. Damage to the pickup was esti- mated at $700. The other car involved was a 1956 Chevrolet sedan driven by James Elmo Collard of Kemp. He and a passenger in the ear, Rainwaters Enter Grocery Business At Long Location Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Rainwater who live in Malakoff at 503 East Pine Street beame the new own- ers of Long's Grocery on East Highway 31 in a sale transaction Saturday night. The new own- ers took charge immediately and opened Sunday afternoon f o r their first day's business. Dick Long, who purchased the business from Albert Drake, has been operating the neighborhood grocery since last July. He told fly News that thusfar he has not made any new plans. The family, however he said, will continue to make their home here. The Rainwaters are no strang- ers to the people of this area, havingresided in the Malakbff and Cross Roads communities all of their lives. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Rainwater of Cross Roads and Mrs. Rain- water is a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jim Whitman. The p i c k u p was knocked around in the roadway and went off the west shoulder and struck the corner post of a fence. Of- fleers said Stephens was thrown from the pickup and was pro- nounced dead on arrival at Mere. orial Hospital in Athens. Malakoff Tigers To Meet Qui an Quintet Tonite at Gym The Malakoff High School Ti- gers~ both the "A" and "B" Teams, will meet the Quitman High School bast~tball teams tonight at the Malakoff school gymnasium. 'The Quitman school, accord- ing to School Principal Bob Fa~ner, does not afford a girl's team, hence the double bill here will feature two boy's aggrega- tions. The game between the B teams. Mr. Farmer said, will start at 7 o'clock, and the con- the first teams is for 8 o'clock. ATHENSo FR~, SAT. & SUN. January I0-II-12 TARZ~ N'S MOST FABULOUS FE~T8 TARZ 'S THREE CHALLENGES With JOCK MAHONEY as Tarzan Metrocolor PLUS SECOND FEA~ STEVE McQUEEN and BRIGID BAZLEN THE HO Metroc r II I~HL~L/