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New., 1,, .l Forty-two rabid cats exposed more than three times as many Texans to Rabies last year than rabid skunks, reports the Texas Department of Health (TDH). The danger of rabies in pets was poin- ted out by Dr. F0y V. McCasland, who said 120 persons were exposed to rabies by cats. In contrast, only 36 humans were exposed through contact with rabid skunks, said Dr. McCasland, Chief of the Bureau of Veterinary Public Health of the TDH. If all humans exposed to rabid cats during 1982 received post-exposure treatment, the cost would have been some $60,000 - per person. Almost 1,500 persons started the antl-rabies in- Jection series last year using vaccine obtained through the Texas Depar- tment of Health. The first defense against rabies, a virtual death sentence in humans, is the vaccination of all pets. This is especially true for dogs and cats, because they are closely associated with humans and represent a much greater danger of rabies transmission to people. Even though state law requires an- nual rabies vaccination of dogs and cats, a much lower percentage of cats than dogs is actually vaccinated. "This situation is unfortunate (Behind Royall Chevrolet) Wrecker Service Available O Help with Insurance Claims Complete Line of Body Shop Repairs Auto Glass Installed Side Mldgs. Owner, D.R. Justice Free Estimates _ F!ame Work V!nyl Tops ,,n s,r,, ~~ Phone 675-9002 or I 1 -- l \ Ask for Body Shop ~ because cats, being predatory animals, are more likely to come in contact with wild animal rabies," said Dr. Mc- Casland. While dogs may be confined by fences, cats are able to climb fences and range widely throughout a neigh- borhood. All pet owners are urged to have their cats, as well as dogs, vaccinated again- st rabies. It not only protects the animal but also protects pet owners, friends, neighbors and relatives who may come in contact with the pet. Trinidad School Menu April 18 - april 22 Monday: Fish sticks, french fried potatoes, ketchup, roils, milk or drink. Tuesday: Hot dogs with buns, Navy beans, mustard, ketchup, french fries, milk. Wednesday: Hamburger with bun, french fries, ketchup, mustard, pickles. Thursday: Corny dogs, french fries, milk or drink, mustard, ketchup. Friday: Hamburgers, french fries, pinto beans, mustard, ketchup, pickles, drink. Science students become energy aware In observance of Texas Energy Awareness Week, seventh grade Life Science students had the privilege of learning more about energy from Texas Power and Light. The title given to Texas Energy Awareness Week was "WaLL's Happening". "Since we are a 'city built on coal,' I wanted my students to understand how 50 Years Ago The wedding of Miss Evelyn Whitehead to Mr. Richard Tanner was solemnized at the H. B. Lane), residen- ce on Route I at 2 o'clock Sunday after- noon. ReD. Laney, grandfather of the bride, officiated. The completion of the fence around the Athletic field on the high school campus, which was started a short time ago, was assured this week when Mrs. Edna Thomas, owner of the saw mill at Oakland, kindly donated the number of posts needed to finish the job. 40 Years Ago Four Malakoff young men, including Gene Phillips, Richard Tanner, Billy Mesley and Raymond Reese, received their official calls this week to report for training in the "Seabees," construc- tion branch of the United States Navy. The Malakoff committee for the nation-wlde 13 million dollar War Loan has been named by County Chairman H. C. Moseley as follows: Dan Royall, T. A. Bartlett, Sr., W. B. Payne, Arthur Ballard, Roy Weir, Sr., W, D. Puter- baugh, O. A. Truelove and Elmer Roberts. 30 Years Ago The Trinidad High School entries in the Track and Field competition last Friday at Trinidad annexed the total of 57 points to win first place in the three first place wins. Dr. Carey C. Thompson, native Malakoffian and son of George B. Thompson of Athens and the late Mrs. Thompson, was awarded one of the grants of the Ford Foundation for a year's research in Harvard University. 20 Years Ago Don Sizemore, head coach in the Malakoff Public Schools, and member of the club, brought the program for the regular semi-monthly meeting of the Malakoff Lions Club. Coach Sizemore gave a talk on physical fitness. Bill Kirby, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Kirby of Malakoff, has been elected treasurer of the Southern Methodist University Student's Association. I0 Years Ago the new municipal night with a prayer of and requested that remember former Drake, who was unable because of illness, in Connie McKinnerney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. nerney, was selected Miss Malakoff at the Festival Saturday. Connie! grade student at Cross Q. I am a teacher and covered by Social Security. next year and was Neal Lawson was elected mayor of Social Security Malskoff succeeding Oscar A. Phillips, my husband who is Jr. in the city elections Saturday with his Social Security 222 votes. His opponent, Buddy Thorn- government pension pson, received 143 votes. Marcus Jor- me? dan and Judy Newman were elected to A. Any government the council. Trustees of the Malakoff Independent School District met Monday night and canvassed results of the April 7 elec- tion. Superintendent Frank Moates administered the oath of office to Clay cluding teacher retirement based on work not Security will affect benefits: a spouse. The amount Security benefit received on record will be Estes, Barbara Garrison and Homer the amount of the governl Ray Trimble. This offset will not apply or are eligible to receive 5 Years Ago State, or local the coal around us is being used," said District Meet. Charles McMurray of before December 1982. Mayor Al Inmon opened the first Mrs. Johnson, teacher. Trinidad won individual honors with meeUng of the Malakoff City Council in to actually apply for your : ....... ~ .... " ......." ..... "..'-':.''." that time. Also, the p(ns i not affect Medicare el spouse's record. Malakoff Q. I receive 100% S New spring dusters '8" ............ X-large '10" Cemetery Donation8 work.havedisabilitYsincedeCidedbenefitsI am to100%doeach Short nylon gowns e7's ................ Long e8" Misses short or long sleeve Western shirts. *lO"-q2 memoryMr" andofMrS.Ell~ KirbyC'W" Vandagriff, $10.in socialneed tOsecurity,report right?mY p~ Men's. solid colors or .plaids... Western shirts *12's ]CharlesMrs" Nel m Gilreath andMr, and MrS.Gilr th, in memory of Ellen individuaIA'AnywrkactlvltYwho Is l security disability b Kirby $10 Walkmg shorts for nusses sT's .... 16 or 18's slo's & Mrs. Elmer Roberts, in memory of reported immedlatei S&H Stamps Malakoff Lay-awayq FrsnclsMlller $20 Security office. In need to report medical condition. Q. I turned 70 years old in / I still work everyday. Is year I will be able to security benefits every dless of how much I earn? A. Beginning January IS and older will not be nual earnings limit. at which a person can security benefits regar amount of earnings Consumer could cause government If today's tomorrow's legislation, for more, not less, Texas A&M University professor. "I[ business wants to and government off its simply going to have to front yard clean," said Dr. Daniel of A&Mh Business just completed a 200 consumers in Station Standard Statistical Area. "Consumer discontent rather wide-spread," "and in some areas, vertising, discontent growing." McDaniel's marketing deceptive advertising, warranties, deceitful The first alr-condit building in the U.S. wsS Building in San Antonio, 1928. "I'm not I just can't annual rate 3 V:, Year Savings Certificate $100 minimum. annual rate 3 Year Savings Certificate $100 minimum. annual rate Year Savings Certificate $100 minimum. 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