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March 7, 1969

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P. O. Boz J4Je Phono HI[7 0-~ "Heartbeat Prezressive Western Hendemn County" Now in the 8$th year of PublteaUon Published by Tho TesrJtory Times Publishlnt Co lne in Tho Nowo Bulldin~ in MsJaboff, Texes ~5148, eseh FridJhy. GHhort Boeell, Publisher Chsrlslo 15oesH, Kdttor Entered Jn the Post Offieo of Msh*koff, Te3m8 751~ es 2rid elu8 mmttor Ciroulution R~tes. 1 yur tu Rendersou County $~k00, all others in Texas $4.00. OutStao Tom 84LOe TEXAS ASSOCIATION FOR YOUR Let us give your car a thorough check. We'll replace plugs, lubri- cate and even check your tires for wear. Come in today. No waiting. /I0 ,4 4gq-337/ THE MALAKOFF NEWS Page Two Friday, March 7, 1969 Malakoff, Texas Weekend guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Starkes were Mrs. Oma Starkes and Mrs. Jamie Starkes, both of Garland: Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Beachamp of Dallas and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dean Starkes and son. Dervl Dewayne, of Athens. Master Deryl's main interest in visiting his grand- parents is the fact that he gets to ride the family horse. Monday in a Dallas Church of Christ and burial was in the old Gosham Cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Crist went to Dallas on Friday and picked up their 14 year old niece, Crist, for a weekend visit in the couple's home. They returned her to the Buckners Orphan's Home on Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Harris of Fort Worth were Sunday guests of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Harris. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Lanza of Star Harbor, received word Monday morning of the death of his brother, John Lama, 74, of Tampa, Florida. Mr. Lanza passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday. His body was brought to Dallas for buri- al at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Lanza went to Dallas on Monday and remained over- night to attend the services. Mrs. Virginia Avant spent the weekend in Corsicana at the bedside of her aunt, Mrs. Ella Jones, who is said to be critically ill in the Navarro Memorial Hospital in that city. Mrs. Cozette Barnett was in Dallas on Monday to attend funeral services for her sister- in-law, Mrs. Royall Lewis, sis- ter of the late Joe Barnett. Mrs. Lewis passed away Sat- urday in the home of her daughter in Commerce. She had been in failing health for the past year and was 66 years of age at her death. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Mrs. Fred Little, only daugh- ter of Horace Manning, was carried to Love Field in Dallas on Saturday to catch a flight for her home in Williamsville, New York. Mrs. Little had been a houseguest of her fath- er and his wife, Helen, for the entire week. She was here to check on the condition of Mr. Manning who recently under- went a second operation in Dallas. He is reported to be doing just fine. Mrs. Little was carried to .Dallas by the Mannings and Helen's son and his wife. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Foster. Saturday night dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Gra- ham were Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Diekson of Houston; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Stockard and girls of Mesquite and Miss Donna Morton of Eustaee. Samuel Fletcher of Greeley, Colorado, was a houseguest of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Rogers Friday and Saturday. Mr. Fletcher was in town to attend funeral services for his wife's brother, James E. Rogers of Athens and remained with the local couple while other fatal- ly members headquartered in Athens. Miss Anne Pope Gilreath, Mrs. H. H. Cade and Mrs. F. H. Choate of Kerens, spent the day last Saturday attend- ing to business matters in Ty- ler. Sunday afternoon guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carter were their son and his family, Mr. and Mrs. Gearl Carter and Wade of Athens. Mrs. Steve Vernon of Texas City and her son, Lelan Ver- non. Medical Detachment. MCRD Paris Island, South Carolina, visited her sister and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Preston Ferguson on Friday. While here, they also visited relatives and friends in Ker- ens. Mrs. Vernon and Mrs. Ferguson took time out to visit with Mrs. Ferguson's daugh- ter, Mrs. Ricky Litchfield and girls, Melinda and Cathy. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stone were in Freeport through the weekend to visit with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. .Z6 and Mrs. Carl Hunter. Mrs. Zillah "Granny" Hunter, Bert's mother, went with the couple and remained for a two weeks visit in her son's home. The Stones will meet the Hunters in Huntsville on the 16th and return Mrs. Hunter back home. Mrs. Lela Belle Dodson was in Ennis last week to visit in the home of her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Carpenter. She went on to Fort Worth with her sister and Brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Nekuza to visit with another sister and her hus- band. Mr. and Mrs. George Isabell. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Barneal Wright are pleased to an- nounce the arrival of their chosen daughter, Miehelle Leigh, February 25. Little Miehelle was born February 20. Proud local grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ingrain. Parental grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Wright of Murchison. ======================================================================== At this writing, Mrs. Sue Yakesch has been away from her duties as secretary of the First State Bank in Trinidad for over a week because of the flu. She is confined to the Memorial Hospital in Athens for treatment. Mrs. Willie Mae Johnson, former employee, is substituting for Mrs. Yakesch during her illness. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Royall Jr Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gatlin Jr Dr. and Mrs. Earl Estep and Mr. and Mrs. Jim- my Harris, spent the weekend and first part of this week in Hot Springs, Ark. Miss Vieki Knox and Velda Cook spent several days last week in Denton visiting the Misses Vanna and Vonita Cook, students at Texas West- ern University. Vanna is cur- rently serving as a counselor at Cook County Junior College and is working on her Master's Degree. Recent guests in the Cook home were his sister, Mrs. Bill Collier, a nephew, Danny Cook and his friend, Dewey Daniels, all of Warren, Ark.; another sister, Mrs. James Atwell and children, I 16 Susie and Jimmy of E1 rado, Ark.; Rev. and L. Hathcoat and son Dallas and Vanna and Cook of Denton. Mrs. Melba Cockrell of Cherokee Landing was Houston on Saturday and day to visit with Mrs. Lively and Mr. and Mrs. nie Lively. Also with Mr. Mrs. Raymond Hill and and Mrs. Henry Hill. Jerry Nell and Stephen'. ter, children of Ron arrived by plane a week end visit with his wife, Nell. turned to their home in rika, Okla by the remained to tend to in that city. Mrs. Willie Allen is the many who has been the flu bug within the few weeks. Mrs. Allen said to be quite ill all week and, although some better at this still very weak and tion is slow. 303 FRIENDLY SERVICE i, just one of the many extra conveniences that you enjoy, aloncj with familiar surroundings! / jp ,l ~ jr II It 1 Sa ,t oWl Sd, u[ 2t. 303 303 ' icw.~c. It's so nice to served by helpful friends and neighbors in local stores . . . to be able to make your selections without that "rushed" feeling Put your SHOPPING DOLLARS i to work for you i 7 olh 200 , f / / f 3/ LI