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/ Exhibits, Prizes Set For Kemp Show Kindergarten more enter- antique clocks will be housed to see this display. It's in front of the City Park. more prizes, and artists displaying That's the about the Kemp Show this best of all, the of Commerce and have found more everything.  fifth annual April 24 and 25 collection of crafters, wood- and various other all made by this area. Expand- two exhibition ear, the show all over town. ladies will wel: Comers at the First Bank where regis- be held from 8 p.m. Be sure to get a list of all and locations. no fee for either or visitors. Kemp lust want you to a good time, and many talent- s and artisans in the Lake area. Paintings, water antique dolls and at the bank building. Vir- ginia Cozart of Becker, whose passion for dolls was inspired by the Kemp Show, will show the large collection she has acquired of old and new dolls during the past four years. Frank Eckart of Willowood is displaying some of the clocks from his collection of more than 160 cherished timepieces. China painting, an art that thrives in the Kemp area, will have its own show this year in the Kemp Fabric and Gift Shop on Main Street. Dotty Sparks, a china painting enthusiast, has cleared out her shop in order to make room for all the plates, cup, pitchers, and other decorated items. Nostalgia, a popular ex- hibit since its introduction last year, will be given more room in the McDougald building on llth St. Items used in the past by our grandparents will be shown-- sausage makers, churns, butter molds, sad irons, and a variety of things you'll have trouble identi- fying. Better bring the kids m Fr00zer PHILLIPS APPLIANCE Malakoff educational as well as enter- taining. Woodworking will also be displayed in the McDougald building with handcrafted items displayed by Putman Bateman of Lively, and Billy Ebarb of Kaufman. Antique quilts and needle- work will be shown in the room behind the Kemp Pharmacy. Dozens of hand pieced and stitched quilts will be on display this year with an unusual variety of patterns. Some of the quilts are more than 1000 years old-- and all of them are works of art. Needleworkers will also find examples of needlepoint, crewel, mac- rame, knitting, and cro- cheting created by many nimble fingers. A special macrame show- ing by Sue Ramsey of Country Club Shores will be seen at the McDougald house behind the Pharmacy. A collection of Christmas crafts will also be found here to inspire an early start on sewing for the holidays. Talented Hattie Wilson of Shaw Hill has scheduled a display of her multi talents in needlework at the Odds and Ends Shop on 11th St. Rugs, weaving, and a vari- ety of clever ways to use scrap materials will be dem- onstrated by Mrs. Wilson. The Kemp Show is not all arts and crafts this year. Entertainment begins at 2 p.m. in City Park with a drawing for Trades Day cash prizes by the Kemp Chamber of Commerce. Susan Hughes, Miss Kemp, will draw the winning tickets ,after she is presented by Chamber 'President Ed Horton. Carla Crow, the pretty Miss Flame, will draw the ticket to award a handmade quilt to some lucky person. The quilt was made by Mrs. Mary. Pyle of Lively, a veteran quilt maker who says she can't count the number of quilts she has pieced and stitched in her lifetime. Mrs. Pyle has do- rated the quilt to benefit the Kemp Volunteer Fire De- partment. Tickets will be on sale all day Saturday. Look for Carla and her ticket booth. Barber Shop singing and square dancing will follow the drawings and intro- ductions. Exhibition squares will be performed by the Log Cabin Swingers on the street "How do ris!n9 fuel prices affect electric bill?" & Light generating require enormous of natural gas, lignite and, when deliveries of gas fuel oil, to produce 975, TP&L's fuel costs were more than five and a greater than in 1970. t 15 cents of each to TP&L by its s used to purchase In 1975 fuel required 37 revenue dollar. ,like most businesses, TP&L automatically raise the c price of electricity as the of producing it go up. rates are established and by resolution or of city councils. For reason, TP&L, and almost ipany in the has a fuel adjustment in its rates. TP&L's fuel costs exceed BTU's (the of 1,000 cubic feet of the adjustment provision permits usto pass on to our customers the additional cost. TP&L makes no profit on the fuel it purchases. 'WVhat is TP&L doing to offset rising fuel prices?"' To offset the rising prices of natural gas and fuel oil, TP&L and two other electric companies are constructing large generating units which use relatively low cost lignite coal as fuel. Two such units have been in operation since 1972, a third unit was placed in service in 1974 and a fourth in 1975. Five other lignite-fueled units are now under construction and still more are being plhnned. For almost sixty-four years, Texas Power & Light has supplied dependable electric service at a fair price. We're working to keep it that way. IF:XAS P()WER & 1.1( ;t IT( :( )M PANY A lax-paying, investor-owned electric utility Climaxing the day's events will be a pie throwing when the three "most pop- ular" men in town will be rewarded with a cream pie right in the face. Candidates vying for the "honor" are Marvin Self, mayor; Walter Bingham, supt. of schools; Harvey McFaul, elementary school principal ; Kent Creecy, vice president First National Bank; and Dan Trout, Jaycees president. Visitors and local resi- dents can vote all day on whom they would most like to throw a pie at, and the three winners will be prop- erly saluted at 4 p.m. at the City Park. Guests can count on food and sustenance beginning at 11:30 Saturday when the Jaycees will set up a food booth at the City Park and serve barbecued hot dogs, sandwiches, and soft drinks for the crowds. Set aside this weekend for a trip to the Kemp Arts and Crafts Show. It's a fun filled, friendly event with lots of talented people contributing and exhibiting. You'll also be helping worthy causes since the proceeds benefit the Volunteer Fire Depart- ment, Little League base- ball, and other community efforts. Sam B. Hall Jr. Asks Election To Congress Sam B. Hall, Jr., Marshall attorney and chairman of the Marshall Board of Educa- tion, announced today he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 1. "I believe I can offer the people of this district the mature, objective, hard- working leadership they de- serve in the Congress," Hall said. "Aside from wartime service and college, I have lived in the First District all my life. I think I can better represent th views the district in Washington than the other candidates in the race and look forward to a full and open discussion of the issues during the campaign." Hall was born in Marshall in 1924 and is a graduate of Marshall High School and the College of Marshall, now East Texas Baptist College. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 to 1945, then received his law degree from Baylor University in 1948. "We have reached the point in our history, when every. American has to face whether we want a free society or a tightly-regu- lated, centralized system with less and less power in the hands of the people themselves," Hall said. "My experience with the Marshall schools has convinced me more than ever that our national policies must be directed toward less govern- ment interference in our lives." "If the voters of this district want more govern- ment, bigger deficits and higher taxes, I am not their man for Congress. I am certain they would rather have a balanced budget and a government which is responsible and humane without being dictatorial. That is what I would work for as their Congressman." Hall said his record in civic and public affairs demonstrates his ability to work constructively with people of various back- grounds and beliefs. "I am not a professional politician and I have never looked for partisan answers to every issue," he said. "We have had too many political solutions to our problems in this country and it's high time for more statesman- ship." Hall said he believes the federal government has been increasingly less responsive to the views and ideals of the people. "The people are way out in front of the government on their willingness to fight inflation, unemployment and deficit spending," he added. "Unfortunately, too many people in Washington are still playing politics and the nation is floundering because of it." Enrolment Set Pre-registration for kin- dergarten and first grade children will be held next week, April 28-30, at Mala- koff Elementarv School of- fice from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., according to an an- nouncement by principal Don Gordon. All children who will be five vears old bv Sept. 1, 1976," will be eligible to attend kindergarten. Those children who will be 6 vears old by Sept. 1, 1976,'may register for the first grade, Gordon said. If a child is now attending kindergarten class at Malakoff Elemen- tary, it will not be necessary for the child's parents to pre-register the child for the first grade. Gordon said parents are asked to bring the child's birth certificate and health record with them when they come to register. If a parent does not have a birth certificate or health record at this time, it is still necessary that thev come to school and pre-register the child. "If vou know a child who will be five or six years old by Sept. 1, and you think the parents do not know about pre-registration, please tell them about next Wednes- day, Thursday, and Friday's pre-registration," Gordon asked. "We need to pre- register all children who will be in kindergarten or first grade so that we can deter- mine the number of teachers and the amount of materials that will be needed for next year." Parents who live in an- other school district and want their children to attend Malakoff school must com- plete transfer papers by April 30. Transfer papers may be obtained at Malakoff High School and must be returned to the high school office by April 30, Gordon said. If additional information is needed about pre-registra- tion, call Malakoff Elemen- tary office at 489-0313, Gor- don said. Rice Market Seems Uncertain Rice producers in the U.S. are faced with an uncertain market due to record domes- tic and world rice production last year. U.S. rice stocks on August 1 could be five times the level of last summer due to a 14 per cent increase in production last year coupled with an almost 16 per cent decrease in exports due to strong foreign competition. About 45 per cent of last year's U.S. rice crop still has not moved into market chan- nels, and in about three months the 1976 crop will start coming in points out an economist for the Texas Agricultural Extension Ser- vice and the Texas Agricul- tural Experiment Station. Apr. 22, 1976 -MALAKOFF NEWS-Page 9 AFTER EASTER SALE Sell-Out Throughout The Store Malakoff t ashion Shop Subscribe To The News -Phone 489-0531 Fred Jr., Cindy, Man.ha, Cathy, Fred and Mike The FRED HEAD Family. Appreciates YOUR Friendship and uppon Pd. POI. Adv. State )resentative Fred Head, Rt. = 2, Athens, Tex. RICHARD HANDORF SHOULD BE RE-ELECTED DISTRICT ATTORNEY Here's Three Good Reasons Why[ More than 8 Years experience as a prosecutor of felony cases for the state Lhis opponent has been out of law school less than two years 2 1st campaign for public office in which he's been opposed his opponent has been running for office ever since he became old enough 3 Considers chief law enforcement office of the area the most important position of public trast in the administration of justice his opponent admits he is using this office as a 'STEP" toward even higher political position Conclusion: The people have been Pd. Pol. Adv. by Friends of Richard Handorf, K.J. Williams, Chairman, Palestine, Texas. "STEP" on enough RICHARD HANBORF ... has made a strong DISTRICT ATTORNEY ... for the people