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here Thursday. Interment was end by Mr. and Mrs. R. in the Malakoff City Cemetery.Foriy Years Ago THE MALAKOFF NEWS to, and son Gene and MJola. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gould of ' Page Six Fri!ay Feb. 16, 1968 Malakoff, Texas Mrs. L. O. Bentley, all of~ Trinidad e~aped injuries Sun- The new $40,000 high school ~ --- us. Mr. and Mrs Paul -~;~ day when their car struck anhuitding here has been approv- :~z - ~! a :~:~-~'~'-~*;: ~::~::::~::::--~:;~::~:~-:~:~::: : :~:~:::~;~~:.::~:~::::~:::: :~ .>~*~ : :i(~i! of Port Neches, who are ~ ~ ice-covered bridge in Navarroed by the State Supervisor and ~:~:~:~ ~ ing a week's vaation| County. will be certified by the State !~i ~!~ were also guests in the I~ FROM "rH~ FII,~,~ OF THE IbilMWg~tOl~ l~h'W~ The Malakoff Tigers lo~ Board of Education. ;~:~ ~,:::~ii:~! home Bill, who is reco~ their first flame t LaP yn r Tanner and Tiner' l cal "~~~:~ M~A~O// ~ ~iiiii~ ii!i~ii!!i from a heart attack, s~| in the District-B tournament Chevrolet dealers have received feels like he had never| Ten Years Ago office of Universiat Intercep, ning. A. L. Kirby was pre- Thursday at the HCJC gym in ar, other load of new cars. iiili~ ~:~ ;,:~:~.~:::! sick a day in his life Equipment for all the ex- sented a box of Valentine can- Athens by the close ~ore of The Red Flag, Store, operat- ~<~:~:~ *~'~: hopeful of being able to | Wiliam E. Hart, Athens at- changes served through the dy for his birthday which he34-32. Playing for the Tigers ed here by John Seales, is be- ~!i~ ~ii)i town and drink coffee ~!:: torney, today announced his Athens exchange, celebrated this week. were: Joe Barnett Jr Clandie ing moved this week to Athens, ~:~!~;~`~!~`~!~*~:~`~!~!~.~`~:~!~;~!*:~*~:~*;:~r~<~z~:~;ithe boys," in the near fut~)~: ~ ~ :~i~::~:~i~ ~ ~:~!~!~::~:~:~:~ ~i::~: ~i~ %: ~::~ ~ ~ ;-i~:~:'~ ~ ~ ::":~:~;:~,::~ ~ ii~i~ ? .~!~i:~ ~candidacy forthe office of The News received a letter Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Kirby Mullins, James Miller, Rex where the stock will be con- " ~ ~ " ,~upt. l :i county judge, last week from James Alien were hosts for the February King, AltonAllen andA. D. solidated with the Seals storeMr. and Mrs. Olin Dukes re-Saigon area. A guest of several da~r for The Hon. D. Bailey Calvin,Greer Jr a former resident of meeting of the Supper Club at Sanderford. there, ceived word from their son, -- the home of Mr. and M Sr,r~:ev w Dean of Studengs of the Uni-Malakoff and Cayuga. Mr. their home on Tuesday eve- Mrs. M. C. Bavless was the Charles J. Dukes, that he had Mr. and Mrs. Alton Graham Gentry was her siste riear versity of Texas MedicalGreer is presently a printer on ning. The Valentine motiff recipient of many useful gifts been promoted to the rank of and daughter, Vickie of Cedar Loura Hanks of Marshall.~inist Branch at Galveston,will be the Lordsburg Liberal of was carried out inthedeco- at a shower given her by theSergeant. Charles, stationed.Lane were Saturday night Hanks returned to her ho~. The the principal speaker at the Lordsburg, New Mexico. rations. T.E.L. Bible Class of the Bap- with the 101st airborn, has guests in the home of Mr. and lax open meeting of the Malakof~ The Rev. Larry Ramsonrof Whi*tv Y ars Aqq tist Church Friday. been in Vietnam since July 6, Mrs. Gerald Graham. On Sun- Tuesday. ." a~ Woman's Club on the evening Athens was the principal Twenty Years Ago Funeral services were held Dan Ro~al is attending 1967. He has been wounded of March 6th. The meeting, speaker at the "Sweetheart Sunday for Jodie McClure. 59. Conrt in Hillsboro this week. twice and received a purple with Dr. Clifford R. Haynes Banquet" honoring the young" W.B. "Son" Payne, 53. vet-who died s~ddenly at his home "Pussyfoot" Johnson, the heart with an oak leaf cluster. serving as program chairman,people of the First Baptist eran Malakoff druggist died here Thursday The services world's greatest orohibitionist. On the morning of Februa~- will be held at the Methodist Church in Malakoff Thursday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. were held at the family homeis scheduled to deliver a lecture 11, 1968, his parents received Church. evening. Mrs. M. L. Dr.4-e. following a heart attack. Fun- Miss Janice Owen. Clinton at Athens Monday. the original purple heart. Mrs. Lelia May Garner has youth leader, and her assis%eral services were held at the McGre~zor and Jerry Wilson, Charles is rrow fighting in the announced her candidacy forant. Mrs. Jack Hearn. acted as re-election to the office of dis- hostes~s. trict clerk in next summer's W.R. (Roy) Morgan of Ath- primary election, ens was in the city Tuesday The first Independent Tele- afternoon to announce his can- phone Company in Texas to in- didacy for the office of County stall nationwide toll dialing Judge of Henderson County, equipment at the time Athens subject to the Democratic Pri- was converted to dial opera- mary. elections this summer. tion in 1951. Gulf States Tele- Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tanner phone Company has now scor- were hosts to a party honoring ed another "first" with the re- the employees of Kirby's gro- cent installation in the Athens cery and dry goods firms at their home on Thursday eve- Methodist Church Monday with students at the University of burial in the Malakoff City Texas. s~pent the week-end here Cemetery. wi~h their parents. Announcement reached the Justice and Mrs. W. F. city Friday of the birth of a Young were called to Lexing- daughter. Kathy Susan. to Mr. ton. Oklahoma Thursday on the and Mrs. W. E. '"'Speck" Roy- account of serious illness of ers of San Antonio. her mother, Mrs. Mary Funeral services for Milton Payne. C, Thompson, 54, former Mal- G.W. Ches, ser. 76. died at akoff resident, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Shreveport. La. Tuesday were Calvin Tiner. Monday. He had held at the Methodist Church been ill for several weeks. Fifty Y ,ars Ago The benefit game between the "Hobos" and the school basketball teams Friday, aside from furnishing an abundance of fun for the spectators, net- ted the Red Cross the sum of $30.00. Stonewall Riddlesperger and son. Billy, J, A. Jackson and J. D. Johnson made a business trio to Fort Worth this week, where they sold a carload of cattle. During the recent examina- tions held by the local Exemp- tion Board of Athens, 99 appli- cants failed to appear for the examination. The box supper at Trinidad Saturday netted the Red Cross the total sum of $89.70. day the Grahams visited with his mother, Mrs. Lela Graham in the Cottonwood Community. Sunday guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Crist were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Aday and two children and Mrs. Susie Clark, all of Dallas. Mr. and Mrs. Crist, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Bell of Athens, attended a barbecue in Palestine last Monday. The event was sponsored by John Deere Implement Company and is an annual affair. The two couples were guests of the corn pan y. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ingram were visited durin~ the week- The Rev. and Mrs. Cook had as recent Rev. and Mrs. James Brj"an. This week-end Cooks are ex~aecting the and Mrs. J. L. son, Jackie, of Dallas. end Hathcoat will fill pit at the First God church for both' the ing and evening Mrs. R. A. Bowman, panied by Mrs. Clara Mac son and Mrs. Martha and son, Anthony, were ens Sunday to visit Mr. Mrs. Stokes Reed. | 00000000000000000000000000000000 With Wedding SISg. and Mrs. Kenneth Thomas were feted with a wed- ding shower on Saturday, Feb- ruary 10th, from seven nntil nine in the e,'en;ng at the Mal- akoff Lia~s Den. The refreshment table was laid with quaker lace underlaid with red satin, the bride's chosen colors. The centerpiece was a white milk glass cande- labrum holding three red tap- ers encircled with floating red a-d white flowers. The milk ~lass punch bowl was tilled with red pvnch and floating red hearts and white roses. The table setting was com- rlimented with candy a-d nuts in milk glass containers. Cake squares, decorated with red roses were served from a stem- med milk glass stand. Com- pleting ".he decorations, were napkins on which the names, '"Barbara and Ken" were in- scribed. Miss Vonita Cook, Miss Jud~ Baker, Miss Alva Jo Chambers and Mrs. Don Robertson alter- nated with the serving. Miss Velds Cook registered the guests in the bride's book placed or~ a table decorated to match that of he serving, ta- ble. A picture of the bride- groom was at the base of a lovely arrangement of red flowers. The gift tables were covered with red overlaid with white net, displaying the many lov- ely and useful gifts received by the couple. Assisting the bride in opening the packages were Mmes. Joe Monroe, Jack Hearn and Leroy Almond. Mrs. Thomas is the former Miss Barbara Jo Robertson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pol- len Robertson of 703 North Kaufman, Seagoville. During the shower activities, a tape recorder was set up and pictures were made by the father of the bride who was assisted by Mrs. Mack McLain. The tape and pictures will be forwarded to Sgt. Thomas for his enjoyment. Approximately seventy--five friends and relatives called during the evening. .~cting~ ho~te~es included Mines. Leroy Alvaond, O. B. Cook, G. V. Walker, Eugene Carter, Alton Chambers, Steve Haney, W. W. Andrews, Percy Mclain and G. A. Graham. Shower Get Ready Cold Her husband is the nephew of Mr. and Mrs. David Hall of Cross Roads. He is currently serving with the army in Vietnam. LI PERMANENT 1.59 Galkm AUTO STORE T~res, Tools, l~t~, 129 N: Terry Phone HU 9-461 TI By Order of District Court of Palo Pinto County, Cause No. 21,618 Ross Watson -- Allen Ware -- Co-Executors 407 Acres Prime Industrial and Property -- Mineral Wells, Texas. 773 Acres Fa.rm and Ranch Land near Creek Lake -- " :avarro County, Texas. MarcF 2, 1968 --- 2:30 P.M. Sale to be Cond= cted on Premises in Mineral 407 Acres, Mineral Wells -- In fastest suburb of industrial city whose population doubled in 18 months. Between downtown Wells and airport, on Highway 180. Adjacent industry, shopping centers, and residential erties. Will be sold in approximately 15 tracts, 773 cres, Navarro County -- Prime farm ranch acreage, in oil-rich country. One ing well now on property. Borders on Creek- Tennessee Colony Lake complex, one largest in Texas. Mineral rights on ly 675 acres. Five seperate tracts. For Color Brochure, Call or Write: Y 3505 Turtle Creek Blvd. Dallas, Texas AC 214 - LA 8-2581 Lions, Rotary & Chamber 0 Mother Died Funeral services were con- ducted Sunday at 2 in the af- ternoon for Mrs. Charlotte ~ Elizabeth Parker, 92, of Ath- ~ ens, mother of Mrs. Amanda Fladd, of Malakoff. The service~ were held at ~ the United Pentecostal Church in Athens with the Rev. O. E. ;~ Davis officiating and burial was in the County Line Ceme- tery under the direction of Corley Funeral Home of Corsi- cans. Mrs. Park~" passed' away Friday night in an Athens hos- pital after a lengthy illness. She was born in Milam County and had been a resident of Survivors, other than Mrs. Athens for five years. Fladd, include two sons, Henry Rogers and Emanuel Parker both of Dallas; two other--- daughters, Mrs. Ernest Parker of Corsicans and Mrs. ]~h~rniee Davis of Athens; twenty grandchildren 24 great-grand- children and six great-great- ~:m grandchildren. DEDICATED TO DIGNIFIED SERVICE ?:.: To Honor the Memory of a Loved One: a Worthy Final All our efforts are directed toward the funeral service a fitting expression the love and devotion that comes to departed from all those nearest and deareS6 Thoughtfulness Above AH : : ::