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/ I +. . p wth t at spri I in II in lin whod I nly Malakoff, 214-489-0531 e lS too The second life in less than a year of a young Malakoff resident was taken this week in accident at the intersection of Highway 31 near the Malakoff High School. Both accidents were similar. The Malakoff residents, entering Hwy. 31 from Cedar and; Streets, were hit by tractor-trailer trucks that were heavily loaded. In both cases trucks were unable to stop their vehicles, even though they were driving within the limit. In both cases investigating officers felt the victims 'never saw the approaching Following the first accident the State Highway Department agreed to erect caution lights about two blocks before the intersections. The speed limit remained at 45 miles Malakoff Police Chief Don McCord has requested a 35 mile per hour speed limit for the site of Malakoff High School and an area of heavy traffic entering the highway flow. He has been told that the lower speed limit would 'slow down highway traffic too much.' How much is too much? Two lives worth? The lower speed limit might not have prevented the deaths, but just suppose that it had. Are we really in that much of a hurry? ANN O Having spent a lot of time at the Nurses are a little different. They get aegrees after having hospital lately while my father was ill I the same amount of pay if the patient tibiotics for several days. conducted an informal study of overall likes them or not. They work the same chills throughout the da health care today, number of hours if they are kind or if little rest. I came up with some interesting they are rude. They receive the same results, type of patient abuse if they are trying He had finally dozed Medicine, itself, has come a long their hardest or have a "devil may hospital bed and I was doing way. The tests, medicines, treatments care" attitude. They receive the same on a cot nearby. It was 5 a.~. and cures are near miraculous, compensation if they are saving a life in door to his room burst an emergency situation or if they are came on glaringly and a pushing in a large, stand You are fortunate if you have aemptyinga bedpan. caring physician. The doctor can play a The one major difference in a nurse, scales. major role in the recovery, not just in as far as the patient is concerned, is "Get up, Mr. Bradshaw the administering of medications but in that you really have little choice which a loud voice to my father who caring for the patient and his feelings nurses respond to your needs, nected to I.V. bottles and as well. Fortunately, 99.9% of all nurses are "We need to weigh you, Of course, one has the option of which truly dedicated. They answer buzzer It's lucky we didn't doctor he chooses to see. calls quickly, administer to the routine attack and I wasn't even sick. The hospital building itself is secon- and the emergency needs of patients, No, it wasn't doctor's dary. Some are newer, easier to they follow doctor's orders explicitely weigh-in should take place negotiate in, some have better places and offer genuine concern for the checked to see. for visitors to eat, some offer better patient's comfort I don't believe that 5 a.rn. menu choices for patients and someAhhh ..... that other .01%, though, should bea standard have televisions in the room while cannot beoverlooked, patients. I others don't. Basically, the building We met one...Oh yes...we did. MyFortunately, my needs to be clean and have the latest in father had had a particularly bad day. and stronger. He'll handle it g health care equipment. His temPerature had risen to 104believeme. I 50 Years Ago The initial steps were taken the past week by officers of the Odd Fellow's Lodges of Cross Roads and Malakoff, whereby the two orders will he con- silidated. Cross Roads representatives were in attendance at a meeting here last week and submitted a proposition to unite. With the appointment of H. C. Rid- dlesperger, cashier, of the First National Bank, as chairman for the whole of Henderson County, all gover- nment loans from the Regional Agricultural Credit Corporation, made for citizens in the county must be haw dled from Malakoff. ruin to the Tri-Cities Oil ,Field, which April. has recently been discovered near The Senior Class of 1953, Malakoff. Efforts are now being made High School, has announced by major companies to this end. coming play, "Beginners Second Lieutenant Vernon B. staged in the High Whitehead, former Malakoff young on the evening of March 27th. man, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Whitehead of Richland, on February 17th was promoted to the rank of First Lieutenant at Camp Howze, Texas. PFC Jim Bob Ferguson of Malakoff has been commended for his excellent performance of duty with the Military Police at Camp Hood, according to ad- visories received here this week. 30 Years Ago Ago Joe Barnett, Sr. and W. E. Phillips, 40 Years well-known Malakoff businessmen, have registered their official announ- The unitization plan which would cements at City Hall as candidates for limit drilling activities to one well to a the office of Mayor, subject to the an- huge combined acreage, is threatening nual city election on the first Tuesday in 20 Years Ago Malakoff Independent past nine years tend resignation to the Board last week. Starkey has similar position in the School District. At the regular board night, Neal Lawson, elementary school de elected to replace Norris superintendent. Lawson has the local school 10 Years Ago I I II ii "~ I PubHshedsinceCOntinuouslY1912 TJx,s P.m The Malakoff News AIIOCIATION Publisher ..................................................... Dan Dwelle Business Manager ............................................. Tom Finley Editor .................................................... Ann Rounsavall Assistant to the Editor ........ . .............................. Lori Callaway Sports Editor ............................................... Benny Rogers Advertising Representative ................................... Dawn Lundy Tim Malakotf News (33g/00 is published weekly by Community Information Center, Inc., at Malakoff, Tx,, post o/flee |ddre~ b~ng P. O. Box 509, Ma~koff, Tx..75148, Subscription raM: M.~ per year in Hemlermm County (13.50 for rainier citizens); 16.50 per year in Texas; $7.50 per year elsewhere in con- tinental United Stat4m. S~,ond-clau postage paid at Malakoff, 'Ix. 75146. POSTMASTER: Send addrqml chanaa to The Malako/f News, P. O. Box 509, Malakofl, 11(. 75146 IIII I I II I " John E. 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