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The Hea of Tcrdtory of Year Malakoff, Henderson County, Texas 75148, Friday, March 7, 1969 Number 10 i :::: Because of illness and ~ !:~: other conflicting matters, i the Malakoff Chamber of i!ii Commerce meeting slated ~ili for last Monday night was !:i postponed untilMonday, !ii January 17. :i:, and wet weather did ing paid. scheduled for Saturaay, April At that time,members ;.:! Within Last Da Or Two a" a large crowd from It was announced that the19. and interested citizens will ~.i Y kg a meeting of the cumquat orange leather ma- The Riding Club meets everymeet at 7:30 pro. in the City ~.: As the deadline for filing Jackson. bout which indicates that local re- only other candidate seeking Riding Club heldterial for vests has been re- Sunday afternoon at 2, at the Hall. ~[ was rapidly approaching, in- The vacancies came a sidents are harmv with thea seat on the council. afternoon at the arena ceived and emblems, engrav- arena. If weather conditio.ns ~ terest in the Malakoff Board with the resignation of Ray- ~, ~,h;,h ~"~,a ,~,~ ,~,11 north of Malakoff. The ed with Cedar Creek Ridingare bad, the fire station m i i':': of Trustees election picked up mond Reese anal the expiration meml rs'a re "ha n "ih'e , [ was for the purpose Club, are on order. White Malakoff has been designated ~'.:'steam and candidates seeking of thete~ot ttex K!ng city affairs. - 1:30 p.m. -- Frank E. (Bud) ing officers and direc- shirts were purchased lastas the meeting place. ~ .:~.'.:: positions in municipal affairs li. d. aonnson, tml t~rao- W' L, mo,~r," ,~,aKo~ mmn~m :.:. One of the main year. purposes of oodrow vra r r," '" " " "" ~][[ ~: wet somewhat scarce, shaw, Mrs. L. O. Robertson, Rh the term of Ed Arthus ,:~ I Carter of Malakoff, Preparations are now being the organization is to provide vtrq . As of Wednesday p.m nine Lems Vmregge and John and Geo ge Riddlespe ge ex- ~lak,a el, e :::: s served the organiza- made by members to contactclean wholesome fun for youth ][i persons had fried as candi- Bumgardner are the remain- . piring as councilmen, only i:[: president since it s in- husiness firms to sponsor tra. of the area as well as adults. ,~ -,- II III :]! dates to fill the two vacancies ing board members with terms Arthus had signed uo for re-,'.~ last year, was re-elec- phies for the first Play Day, Everyone is invited to join. rlnca.u |[| ~i on the school board, Jimmy yet to serve. ~TdC~ion at rth~ Wrintior~g a~ ii~ hat position for another "1 ~'! Mattingly, Homer Ray Trim- . ~.rge naa c - . Woodrow Drake of Malakoff ~ ble, Dan Royall, Jr Bruce Oscar Phillips, Jr is runn- mRted himself. . Alderman having another Miller was named as A.- .'l ~/,~, and well known in all of Hen- ~ Smith, Jim Blakel~y, Larry ing un~ed for another A newcomer to the political ter~n to serve are L W. ~rown, !~ sident; Vernon Kelly, ,rwr" Elections Draw ~ rv derson Count was said to be ~i c,w King and Walter Lterm as M~yor of Malakoffscene, Valuen Grayer, was the o.v. l-'llllnps ann l~arl t~entry. ::: Y r ~'is, Rex .~ . ::: Vice president: Beth showing some slight improve- ~: ~ ~ ~ ~.~.~.~.~a.~.~.~.~.~ ~.~.~ ~.~ ~.~.~ : : :.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:<.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:~:.:.:~:~:.:~:.~.:~:.:~:~:~:~.~.~:~:~:~:~:~:~ ;.:.~;~ retar, (re-elected) ment at this writing. However, z :.:<. Rosa Parks as re- Mild Interest In Trinidad he is still in critical condition and confined to the ~ve Phillips and Dale Chris- Were elected new direc- Work with Raymon Gal- Jack Tart who were last year to a two and still have yet year to serve. new members joined on Sunday and Mrs. the 43 members year that dues of $10 Or $5 per member year are now be- Club Malakoff Band Club a Talent and Show on Thursday, 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium, R was today. is the second of to be planned and by Band Club mere- prizes of an outfit from an electric slicing others will be persons. be on sale at The up-coming municipal and school board of trustee elections to be held on Sat April. is drawing little interest from the citizens of Trinidad, ff the number of candidates running for positions can be used as a measuring stick. In the city election, incum- bent Mayor Freeman Miller, is running unopposed and only two persons signed for the two places to be filled on the eoun- cil~ Bobby Rounsavall has an- nounced be is up for re-elec- tion and Jerry Crocker has thrown his hat in the ring to fill the vacancy of Mrs. La- mesa Sillick. Mrs. Sillick de- year to ~ on the courier are Andrew Jackson, Lelan Williams and Kenneth May. With two vacancies to be fill- ed on the board of trustees of the school, only one person, Wayman Chandler, had filed by noon on Wed final filing date. The vacancies were created on the board when the terms of Milburn Johnston and WiN llard St Area expired. Both men declined to seek re-elec- tion. The rmaintn8 board n m- d is on it's way to the grounds to dispose of a of unwanted and unsightly within the city limits of bers are Mrs. Opal Lewis, Clint Floyd, Eugene Berry with one more year to serve and Victor Gage and Joe Ray- field, with two. Billy Cain Malakoff City-Wide got under- in a big youth of the in with their doing their share up and hauling Catches Calf Billy Paul Cain, sophomore in Malakoff High School, was one of the more fortunate boys in the calf scramble at the, Houston Livestock Show held recently. He managed to grab arena and for his efforts, re- ceived a $200. certificate. With the certificate, Billy Paul will purchase a heifer calved in 19~ of either a Jer- sey, Guernsey, Holstein or Brown Swiss breed. He has until May 1, to decide on his preference. He will raise the calf and re- turn it to Houston for showing at next year's Livestock Show. Billy Paul's calf is sponsor- ed by Western Gear Corp SW Div E E. Hoeischer, Box 4Bin, I~ Tex. 7"/014. of the complete ac- effort of all busi- much with many waste off and prop- Malakoff. The trip is only one of many made during last Saturday's Clean-Up program for the town. plans call for the to continue'~ school to wage another full day of giving the town a face lifting. Much is yet to he ac- complished. Property owners are remind- ed to t, ooperate with those who are giving of their free labors and cost of operating vehicles, as the city has an ordinance that enforces the clean-up program. The ordinance declares that weeds and grass are required to be cut upon premises and that rubbisl~ and trash be re- moved. Failure to meet these requirements could result in a the month and : penalty or a fine of possibly are urged to be in at- *~ $50, and should a warning tomorrow to the om er be ignored, each the elementary o day of refusal to eon~ly, con- stitutes a separate offense. Refreshments are expected to again be available at the local fire station for tomor- rows workers. Last Saturday, some 43 persons partook of the pressed ham and bologna sandwiches, pickles, potato chips, fritos, cold drinks and hot coffee. Mrs. Polly Walker, in charge of the refreshments. reported that a number of the toilers stopped off between trips to and from the trash pile to have a cup of coffee or a'cold drink. Business firms within the city limits are giving their full sup- port and sanction to the clean- up campaign and Ida's Beauty Shop is also a sta~ support- er of the effort. care ward at the Medie~ Cen- ter Hospital in Tyler. Woodrew was stricken on Wednesday night of last week and suffered a black-out. He was rushed by ambulance to Tyler. On Thursday morning, he suffered a severe heart at- tack and has been in critical condition since that time. He and his wife, Evelyn, own and operate the Drake's Allied Station on Highway 31 west in Malakoff and Wood- row has been a truck driver for the Drake Oil Company for years. During Woodrow's illness, Lester Peary is conducting business at the filling station. relatives are keeplng a round the elnck vigil at Woodrow's bedside. Out of town relatives here to check on his condition have been Chris Drake of Waco and his friend. Miss Carol Stroch- sheim; Mrs. Troy Whitener, Kim and Bill of Houston and Mrs. Donna Brownlow of Jack- sonvllle. Rainfall As of Friday, February 28, tim local area has received some 5:45 inches of rain, ac- cording to the Texas Power and Light rain gauge in Tri- nldad. The amount is 2.69 inches shy of that recorded in the first two months of 1968 which was 8.14. In January of last year, 3.91 fell and in Febru- ary, 4.23. In January of this year, 1.76 was recorded and in Febru- ary, 3,69. The total figure does not include amounts re- ceived thus far in March. You Got Firemen's Pot? Elmo Yarbrouvh. fire mar- shall of Malakoff. has issued a plea to the person or oer- sore who borrowed the fire- men's coffee pot to please re- turn same. "These fu'emen are about to drive me crazy," he said. "They come in here wanting their coffee and I don't blame them, but we don't have a pot to make it in." The copper colored, 24 cup electric percolator is the pro- nerty of the department and has been missing for around two months. Yarbrough says it is his ovinion that someone or group of persons borrowed the cof- fee maker and has simply fail- ed to return R. He to~ the News that he had inquired among the churches, business firms and individuals in an at- tem~ to find the pot but has yet been unable to trace it's whereabouts. He feels that all is needed is to jog the memory of local residents and someone will re- member where the percolator is. From the imqux of vehicles pulling horse trailers and com- partments especially made to carry dogs, those not in the know might very will think Malakoff had reverted back to the frontier days during last week. Such was not the case. how- ever, as the migrants and their animals had invaded the area to participate in the Tex- as Open Field Championship Trials for bird dogs. The event, planned months ago, drew trainers, owners and their entrants from all over the southwest. Some of the most famous and high earned dogs in the nation were ,in competitior Following the close of trials in other states, trainers and their pro~gees left inanedlate- ly for Malakoff and set up headquarters in the Flame Mo- tel in Athens. On Monday evening, the names of 31 pointers and eight setters were placed in a hat for the drawing. James V. An- derson and Dr. J. A. Hoffmeis- ter served as judges. Each brace of the champ- ionship dogs, ranging from age two to ten years, were required to run for one and one-half hours with no brace covering the same territory. The dogs were judged on style of performance, covies found and manner in which they treated the birds. Dogs entered in the derby, ages two or two and half, were run for thirty minutes at a time. The first championship brace to run on Tuesday morning was composed of Palariel Stormy Pat, a white and fiver pointer hamlled by Ray Mar. one,/ and Kansas City Jake, a white and orange pointer, handled by Bud Daughtery. The brace began on the north side of Highway 31 in west Malakoff and covered quite a bit of acreage before winding up south of town. Judges for the field trial events were R. J. (Dick) God- dard of Grand Junction, Tenn and Jim Anderson of Dallas. The second brace drawn and nul before the noon hour was Ranger's Gallant Man, a white and liver pointer also handled by Daughtery and Miss S. J. White. a white and liver point- er bitch handled by Leon Cov- ington. The remaining championship braces and the order in which they were drawn were: No. 3, High Heels, white and black pointer bitch handled by Covington and Texas Alle- gheny Pete, white and "orange pointer dog handled by Guy Smith. No. 4, Wyriel Storm, white and liver pointer bitch handled by Smith and Rebel's Crock- ett Sally, white and black setter bitch owned and handl- ed by Joe E. Coleman. No. 5, Rampaging, white and liver pointer dog handled by For Texas Open Trials Covington and Fugative, white and liver pointer handled by G. W. Poynor. No. 6, Armond Smart Alec, white and liver pointer handl- ed by D. Hoyle Eaton Marshall Tom, white and liver pointer handled by Covington. No. 7, Double Take, white and colored pointer handled by Poynor and Jemador, white and orange pointer handled by Kate, white and orange pointer bitch handled by Allen and Crockett's Dandy Man, white "and colored setter handled by E. B. Eoperson. No. 12, Stormmaker, white and liver pointer handled by Enperson and Fisher's Big Rex, white and colored setter owned and handled by John Fisher. John C-~xd mr. No. 8, Volcanic Butch, white and orange pointer handled by Poynor and Inspec- tor Turnto's Man handled by Earnest Allen of Malakoff. No. 9, Beau's Lad, white and black setter, handled by Poy- nor and The Corinth Warrior handled by D. Hoyle Eaton. No. 10, Fisher's Wayriel Ernie, white and liver pointer handled by W. C. Kirk and Royal Heir's John, white and orange pointer handled by Al- len. No. 11, Wayriel Wrangler rio. 13, Red Wat~ Rex, white and liver pointer handl. ed by D, Hoyle Eaton and Johnny Crockett, white and orange setter handled by W. C. Kirk. No. 14, Won Mo, white and colored setter handled by Eat- on and Doctor's Stormy Mack, white and liver pointer handl- ed by Poynor. No. 15, John Hogan BOy, wh!te and orange pointer handled by Allen and Boom Town, white and liver pointer handled by D. Hoyle Eaton. Meeting in regular session on Monday evening, the Board of Trustees of the Trinidad In- dependent School District ac- oepted the resignation of two of the school faculty and re- hired the remaining instruc- tors. Miss Evelyn Dailey, busi- ness teacher, tendered her resignation in order to enter into business in Waco and Lar- ry Quinn, language arts in- structor, resigned to pursue higher professional opportuni- ties, Board member Joe Rayfield made a motion to re-hire the remaining faculty and a sec. ond was given by Eugene Ber. ry. In other business, the total bills of $3,107.39 was presented to the board and a motion for payment of same by Clint Floyd was seconded by Ray- field. Discussing the finances. Sup- erintendent of the school, Wel- don Corbell, brought a report on the expenditures and re. celpts of the 1969 basketball season. The report shows a deficit of $432.65. In the ex- penditure department, bus Chic/Lero R ers Works Wrecks Durin!] Past Week Malakoff Chief of Police, Le- Roy Rogers worked two wrecks within five days, both of which ocurred within the city limits and resulting in total damage of around $500. The first accident was on Friday afternoon and involved cars driven by Marshall Tol- liver and Tommy Chambers, Tolliver had stopped in a veh- icle he was returning to the owner at the stop sign at the intersection of Hwy. 31 and FM 90. Chambers was leaving 90 and attempting a tam on 31. Rogers said because of the highway construction, Cham- bers car jumped off some con- and hit the other car. Damage to the car driven by Tolliver was set at and $50 to the Chambers car. The seco~ accident ocurred on Tuesday aft~ of this week at ~e int~ion of Lane and Boyett. L. R. With- row, driving a 1954 Olds was in collision with a 1963 Buick driven by Clara Vinson as Witlu'ow attempted to leave Lane St. and enter Boye(t. Damage to the Vinson vehicle was set at $200. and to the Withrow car at $50. No one was injured in either accident. During the week, Chief Rog- ers also charged five with speeding and one with making alcoholic beverages available to nd one minor wRh of alcohol. No. 16, Paladin's Royal Pep- oer, white and orange pointer bitch handled by Allen and Brlardale Successor. white and black setter handled by Covington. No. 17. Huckleberry Dan, white and liver pointer handled bv Poynor and Gunsmoke's Yon Way, white and liver pointer' bitch handled by How. ard .- No. 18, Regal Tiger, white arm orange pointer bitch handled by Howard Kirk and Sugarshack, white and orange pointer hitch owned and han- dled by Frank Stout. No. 19, Sheely's Top Talent, white and liver pointer bitch handled by W. C. Kirk and Warstorm Dixie. white and colored pointer bitch handled by Poynor. A bye is Gunsmoke's Admir- ation, white and liver pointer bitch handled by Howark Kirk. transportation figured at a cost of 25 cents per mile amounted to $183.50; equipment (which included the purchase of new uniforms for the girls) totaled $42.65 and salaries for the of- ficials was $309, making a to- tal of $945.15 for ex~tures. The gate receipts grossed $502.50. Victor Gage made a motion *~ which was seconded by Wil- lard St Area ,that the school go on record as adopting the policy set up for expelling or suspending a student for drug abuse charges. The policy adopted reads: "Any student known to have a dangerous drug or narcotic in his possession, or known to be under the influence thereof, while in school or while par- ticipating in a school-s~r- ed function, after due notice to the violator and after hearing before the board of trustees and if found guilty, the stu, dent shall be expelled for the balance of the semester and no credits be given the student for the semester. Any student who shall have been convicted of a m~ meanor or felony for the pos- ~ion. use, or sale of a dang- erous drug or narcotic drug while outside the school, will be expelled by the board of trustee~ for the current senu~ ter, and no credit he given to the student for the semester." On the boards agenda also o was the appointment of an equalization board. Three local men were agreed on but the appointees had not been con. tatted at this writing for varl. flcatiou of acc~e of the job.