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2A--The Malakoff News, Thursday, March 19, 1981 20 years ago Miss Orvadeen King and Miss Cathy Williams, members of the 1960-61 Malakoff High School Tigerettes, were selected by the coaches for the ll- member All-Henderson County Girls Basketball Team. Miss King was listed among the five forwards chosen, and Miss Williams was selected as one of the six guards. Next Sunday will be Baby Day at the First Baptist Church of Malakoff. All Mothers and their babies one year and under will have their pictures taken in the morning services. A special meeting of the town's City Council and the Malakoff Volunteer Fire Department will be held at the City Hall next Monday evening at 7:45 for the purpose of discussing the prospec- tive park site, which is being offered the City of Malakoff by the Tarrant County Water District. The site is located on the Eastern edge of the new 40,000 acre lake which is to be built as a water sup- ply for)he city of Fort Worth. It t6ok years to make ..... it cost $12,000,000 ..... it will be remembered forever! Showing now at the Palace Theatre ..... "The Alamo," starring John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Frankie Avalon, and Richard Boone. 30 years ago Marvin Crawford, well-known in Malakoff announced last Friday that he was opening a used car lot in Athens. Clevis M. Fitzgerald, son of Mr. and Mrs. N.F. Fitzgerald of Malakoff, was recently promoted from Private First Class to Corporal. Funeral services were held for Wesley Mitcham, 68, well-known in Malakoff, last Friday from Memory Chapel in Athens. In about t~enty years from now, the News will have a new society editor, namely Miss Nancy Jean Scholl, second granddaughter of the Editor, who arrived on the scene March 13. She is the second child of Band Director and Mrs. Bill Scholl of Malakoff. After completing six weeks of basic training with the 5th Armoured Division, Pvt. Bobby R. Thomas of Malakoff has been transferred to the Field Artillery Replacement Training Center, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Thomas. 40 years ago Roy I. Weir, Jr., received his Army Methodist, Church netted $75.00 from service call from Washington this their 100"Sunshine" bagssent tomem- week. bers last November. 50 y___ears a______go , 60 ye___ars__ag___oo Miss Beatrice Pickle and Jimmy A raid in the Clear Creek area Wed- Turner of this city were united in nesdaybyConstableJ.C. Brown andof- John Clay, Chairman of the Malakoff The J.A. Dodson family gathered at Cemetery Committee has passed a the family home here Sunday for a resolution requiring that lots in the family reunion and birthday cemetery hereafter be paid for. This celebration, action was deemed necessary to help Miss Nadine Donnelly and Mr. Otis raise funds for the up keep of the Wilson Carroll were united in marriage grounds. at Atbens Saturday evening. The Missionary Society of the marriage at Athens Saturday evening, ricer Willie Chapman, netted one still The Rev. S.L. Terry officiated, and 5 gallons of bootleg whiskey. One man was also arrested in connection with the still's operation. Roy Swanson is in Waco this week at- tending the Slat session of the Grand Lodge of the IOOF as representative from the Malakoff Lodge. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Jackson was buried Monday. THE FIFTII GRADE CLASS of Mrs. Neal Lawson, year unknown. Among those pictured, first row, is l,ynn Dodson, Patsy Brown, Cleo Hearn, Sandra Gilmore, and Doris Brown. Second row students include Sammy Shelton, Georgia Womack, Jerry Baker, Frances Drake, Jimmy Allen, Edward Garcia, Bobby Dosser, and Mike Bailey. Third row students include JoAnn Weatberford, Tonya Dodson, Carolyn Smith, Tony Joe Carden, Jerry Rogers and Bob Tidball. (Photo courtesy of Pete Dodson) O Ann8 , erlr [, OLJ r]SOV(] J Our ten-year-old Chad and his frien- ds, Danny Colman, Kevin Carter, Ricky Stanfield, Tommy Ardoin and Don Elsom and others, have recently discovered the fun of crawdad fishing. I say discovered because it has been dry for so long I think they had forgot- ten about it until the recent rains that left a little water standing in places. There has been a constant procession through my kitchen for bacon, and on through the house to Chad's room for kite string. Following that procession on the return trip has been the trek to the patio to take off the muddy and soaked jeans that he has on and in- variably "falls in" wearing, the trips to the outside garden hose to wash as much of the gummy mud as possible off of the tennis shoes that he had on, and finally the trip to the shower to get the mud out of his hair. (Mud in the hair is almost a necessity to successful crawdad fishing, it seems. ( One day recently they came in for bacon. We were out. "Get the salt pork out of the refrigerator drawer and cut some hunks of it off," I told Chad. "What's salt pork?" he asked me. Talk about a bunch of city kids ....... I showed him the salt pork, but the boys were unconvinced that it would work as well as bacon. "Listen," I told them as seriously as I could, "Cookie Lundy and I caught 184 crawdads on salt They were astounded. idea that people went in "the olden days." Chad couldn't believe that person who acted less than see his muddy garb following ! could have done such a thing. "How do you do it?" the still convinced that I was talking about. I explained the whoie Tying the salt pork on the ping the bait down the mud pulling it up slowly when the took a bite. They were slowly believe. "What did you do with all d! they asked. "We ate their tails Needless to say my boys grew by leaps and next few seconds as their raced to grasp the full words. We're all planning a cook-out one of these days. putting the crawdads in a fisl behind our house, and when enough to make a meal out plan to let them cook them backyard. I also plan to let them eat that already. QIIESTI{)NS ANi) ANSWERS SOCIAL SECURITY By' Jimmy VanBevers Tyler District Manager Social Security Administration Q. As a student, what should I report may get a part time job. to the Social Security office? need to get a social securit A. The most important changes a A. He needs proof of his age student must report (which result in a his birth or baptismal significant proportion of Title II over- proof of identity such as a payments) are marriages and a change or report card. in student status such as the reduction Q. I am 69 years old and from full time attendance. Medicare coverage when I Q. I believe I read somewhere that I now wish to have this, could file for food stamps at the Social I do this? Security Office but when l asked I was A. You need to go to told I would have to file at the Social Security Office and corn Services Office. My sister was with me plic~tion for Medicare as her redetermination was due also. you-have refused They let her file. Why wouldn't they let previously the only time you me? for Medicare is the first A. On Sept. I, 1980, Social Security the year. This is considered o~' Administration did begin taking ap- enrollment period. plications for food stamps from people if e~eryone in the household wasCheck fire drawing SSl. You must not have fit in this category and your-sister did. wall for ha Q. When a beneficiary files a tax return with the Internal Revenue Ser- Furry black deposits inside vice, does this take care of reporting ncy walls may make earnings to Social Security Ad- hazardous, warns Jane ministration? housing and home A. No. If beneficiary worked in 1980 specialist. and earned more than the allowable Check your unit with a amount, an annual report of earnings If you can flake deposits must be filed with the Social Security make arrangements for Administration by April 15, 1981. cleaning before you use the Q. My son will De 16 next summer and she says. @ Published Continuously "tEXAS P@F...T~ Since 1913 The Malakoff New Publisher ............... ~ .................................. Business Manager .......................................... Editor ................................................. Ann l Office Manager .......................................... Lori Advertising Representative ................................. The Malakoff News (326700) is published weekly by Athens Printing Co. at Malakoff, Tx. I flee address being P.O. Box 509, Malakoff, Tx. 75148. 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