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OUICK,, 516N UP .--_.'T- -= .... and w !nor y! IL In nnu ill li per year in Henderson and adjoining counties Box 509 Malakoff, Texas 75148 489-0531 It is difficult for a person who writes the publication date of that paper a let- suppose, but ! fear that for a newspaper to maintain much of an ter had arrived from an unsigned of 'she' may' be applied again ego about the type of job they are doing, reader in San Antonio. Clipped to the newspaper. It still sounds We tried to expand ours recently letter was a copy of the story with the me. when The Malakoff News receivedwords "by she" underlined. The point, you see, is that several awards at the North & East To further explain, following is the good to one does not necessarily Texas Press Association Contest. exact sentence as taken from the good to another, We learned on a Saturday what we questionable article. So... even though we were had won and could hardly wait until "She was at work at a service station that judges thought enough of Monday to pat each other on the back. owned by she and her hushand." to issue awards in four Later that same Monday the judges' "How could anything be owned bycatagories, even though criticisms of the newspaper arrived. It she?" the anonymous writer asked, plaques to prove that they was such a blow. "How about some grammer lessonsgood.., we know that The newswriting article that they concerning the use of adjectives, ad- San Antonio there is an chose as a second place winner was one verbs and pronouns? The proper use, somebody who disagrees. that had been written about a tragic fire that is I I" she continued. We will continue to strive to 1 in Trinidad where two people lost their Continuing the story, we must now The Malakoff News a lives, explain the cause for our concern. After everybody likes. We strive to "It was a difficult story to write," the receiving the letter and having our We will not, however, get judges said. horrible error pointed out .... we had because of a few awards. We agreed, to go to an English teacher to find out The woman in San Antonio The reason our ego's were deflated how it should have been worded,be reading the paper. Who was because the same article had Talk aboutdeflationl may be owned someday by received earlier criticism. Soon after Our anonymous writer was correCt, I husband. 50 Years Ago 20 Years Ago Miss Lorena Truelove of Malakoff Honor students for the school term of has been named recently on the dean's 1962-63 at Malakoff High School were honor roll at Baylor College for women announced by Supt. Norris Starkey this in Bolton. Other than her scholarship week. David Rogers was named record, Miss Truelove is active in Valedictorian and Wayne White was numerous student affairs on the cam- named Salutatorian. pus. Miss Rita Cherry of Malakoff, a The Mill's Roller Rink suffered con- junior at Baylor University in Waco, siderable damage Tuesday evening was recently nominated as the 1963 when the tent was blown down in the May Queen at Baylor. She was wind storm. The gale, which also nominated by Phi Beta Mu. social club wrecked the Methodist Church and service. caused other damage over the city, struck thetent aboutS:30o'clock. 10 Years Ago 40 Years Ago "The Lignite City" completed another very successful effort this week by exceeding its quota in the current nation-wide 13-billion dollar War Bond sales campaign by more than $13,000.00 Allotted a quota of $31,000, which was the city's estimated proportionate share of the Country's $248,000.00 quota, it was found that the local committee has raised$44,725.00. Q. I recently married and I have Lt. Cameron Mitcham, son of Mr. and received! letter offering me assistance Mrs. Fate Mitcham of Malakoff, now in changing my name on my Social Rita Swindle has been named Valedictorian of the 1973 senior class at Malakoff High School and Greg Reisor is Salutatorian. Swindle's grade point average for four years is 96. four year GPA is 94.36. Chosen as MHS 1973-74 school year last Valena Cox, Judy Johnson, Perkins, Diane Ward, Autumn and Connie Aaron. 5 Years Ago Marianne Smalling an~ Thompson took top Trinidad All Sports Banquet evening. Guest speaker for was Jerry Shaffer, head coach J High School. Malakoff and Trinidad FFA" 4-H members took top prices nual Henderson County sale Saturday. Trinidad Tart's reserve grand champiO~ sold for $2,520. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS sufficient. , Q. I recently discovered ~Y employer used the somewhere in the Caribbean, has been Security card. The letter says send my Security number on my W-2 promoted to the rank of First marriage license and $10 and they will several years. I have my Lieutenant in the United States Army, help me. When I got my first card there ber on my Social Security c8 according to information received here was no charge and I did not have to W-2 forms which are this week. present any identification. Why do I 30 Years Ago The three and a half-day old strike of the yard workers at the local brick manufacturing plant of Texas Clay Products has been settled and the plant now ? A. There is no charge from the Social Security Administration to change a name on a Social Security card, or to obtain an original one. Since November 1971 Social Security reguintons require evidence of age, identity, and citizen- resumed full operations on Monday ship for foreign born applicants, when morning. The workers were granted applying for an original Social Security their requested 10-cent hourly wage in- card. If you are changing your name, longer in business. I don't credit for working in those can I do? A. Contact you for a form 7008. Request for of Earnings Record. This for~' you to make corrections such require. Space on this form to detail the wrong number; the one; the time periods involved; player who report incorrectly, ~ cr .se. . ........ you must provide evidence identifying pay received. The anntml excurmon at me mgn you under both your old and new ' r " " TO THE ED! school senior class thm year, by orde names. We will accept one document if of the Board of Trustees, will be preaen- it shows both the old and new name- ,,~ ted until after the current school term is multiple documents if each shows one" ended The action was taken because of one name if the name ch n- Malnkoff, Texas 7 ' ' l's " a ge IS hue o adverse conditmns on the schoo marrin-e or divorce o r & , y u marriage To the editor : .j average daily attendance, certificate or divorce decree is usually All Malakoff Elementary -J were in attendance for a water. ~d .... .,ms [ Published Continuously I program presented by the l o~d II "r-~ ', "'"' IGuard Auxiliary. Itconsistee ,-- p.,=u TheMalakoff News II doneby Mary Ann Thomas and~ demoustrationsanda film, allV~ | Publisher ..................................................... Dan Dwell! - Fackler. . | Business Manager Tom Fi ~v I This type of assembly is bel~ ................................................... nl_. every year. To be sure sooner Editor | Editor ..:.. :: ..~, .......................................... Ann Rounsuvall| if it hasn't already happene~ ~ Assistant to the Editor Lor -" .... = | Assssmm me ....................................... i C=...way II the tips and warnings, the Sports Editor II ~pertswm~or .... ........................................... Benny Rogers Malakoff child will be saV~, | Advertising Representative ................................... Dawn Lundy | drowning. Most likely no one~ ~1 T~Ma~ak~Newa(1~/~ispub~iMuK~w~k~ybyC~mmunity~n~rmati~nCmtter~n~.~atMa~k~' | know. Volunteers like these P" Tx.,p~etofficead~beingP. O. BoxS0e, l~lakoff, Tx. 76148. Subscrlptionra~:~.~y~ ~ valuable service to our lake are~= II H~mdermmCotlnty ($3.~for~niorcltiz~s); M.50peryearinTezu; $7.~0peryurekewheminco~ | Lionell~ II timmt~l United Statm. Seco~-cimm p~tage imid at Malakoff, Tx. 751~. i P0S'n~STZR: Send a~ e.Jmn~m to Tim ~off New., P. o. Boa ~0o, MalakWf, 7x. ~la Malakoff Element~ry~ I | R I | | | I0 | I I II | I I fll | ilil I Ill II I | D | II | II I g illI I , Yes, I want to subseribe! , I I I ()Pleaso send me a one year subscrlptlou to The Malakoff News. En- I I closed is my check for $.__.__. I 1 Name I I City state Zip_.....____ I I () Please send a gift subscription in my name. Enclosed is my check for I $ " I I Sent T0: NS me 1 1 "Address I I City State Zip__ I SUBSCRIPTION RATES: 14.00 per year in Henderson County X.~0 per year elsewhere in Texas $7.~0 per year elsewhere in continental U. S. Mall To: Tim Malaket~ Newo P. O, Box 509, Mainkoff, Texas 75148 M~ MMI Mi MM MM MIM MM MM mM ms EM ~M is MM iM MM MM MM MM MIM MM MM mm MM MM smIM ~ mmIM ~ MM UM MIM IMM MM Be sure you don't miss a single copy of your newspaper. Just fill in the form 1 below with present address and your new one, and drop it in the mail (or I bring It by the office). Present Address: Name g By Used by permission; all right= resm~ed M Lo=i=, Mo. Question - Of the II million in the United States, how young people below age 18? a) ~/~ million b) I million c) 2 million d) 3 million Answer - An estimated 3.*~ problem drinkers are aged 14-17. That is 19% group. Correct answer - d. T.kN.E. (Texas Alcohd Narcotics Educlti~' Greenville Am., Dallas, Texas 75231. A typographical error from the story I Malakoff School trustees 'I week, in explaining a -, future goals, stated:l e business office complex. It read: of acquisition a computer. I safety bolts, but laplshoulderl l binatlons make your l vlval three to four times l they are if you drive youngsters, there are a safety seats, including booster seats and and infant carriers. I Address I City State Zip 1 I:New Address: I Name Address I City State ~Zlp I I Mall to:Tile Malakoff News ............ l l I .P.O. Box 509, Mainkoff, Texas 75148 I