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@ THE TIME? About 1913. The place? Lockland School, some- where off the Cross Roads- Sherman, William Sherman, Percy McLain, Thomas Pierce, John Robertson, tea- May 1, 1975 - MALAKOFF NEWS - Page ] {i i Ramblin' 'Round Paradise iil ::: Williams By Lois with animals and plants. {I've Back a lew days, 1 think t was April Fool's Day, the boss said. "Why don't you try your hand at a colunm about the goings-on in your area?" Now that's easy for her to say. she's been newspapering around Cedar Creek Lake for some time now and knows where, when, what and who to ask to find newsy tid-hits. Also, stored data in her memory hank simply make her fingers dance on a type- writer as she produces her "Ad Lib" colunm and infor- mative editorials week after week. Now, I'm a good old hill gal from way back up on a mountain in West Virginia, so I'm more of a lazy hunt-and- peck-typer and my subject matter sort of dribbles onto the page and tends to wander off along tempting side trails that catch my fancy. Besides. being a newcomer to Texas, I have yet to develop a h)t of news sources, so until I do, 1'11 just have to ramble and see if 1 can stir up somelhing interesting. For instance, 1'11 tell you even been caught talking to hugs, like"Eeeeek!"i Things that interest, me are all the things that God put on this green orb for sojourners like us to make a paradise or a Satans domain of. 1 prefer to report the happy doings in paradise. Let wiser heads report the routine and try to interpret the activities of the devil. It's time to amble down the road to check the mail box and gather some news of the neighborhood from "Druther". I don't know what his real name is, he's a playful, half-grown, Old English Sheep dog who lives with the Mac Day family. I don't even know if he's a "tie" for sure-it's hard to tell with an Old English Sheep dog pup who still squats. Our n)ail box is just at the corner of his fence and "Druther" usually greets me there to tell me how lonesome he is and how he's been doing a real good job scaring those nosy squirrels and noisy mocking- Malakoff road. The people, eher Miss Nanny Shelton, hog' 1 ('ame upon the name hirds off his boss's property. iniscence partially identified, include teacher Miss Percy Richard-I've chosen for this column, tte savs if I'lljust let him out jl [bottom row] William Fort, son, GordonMclmin, Norene Thehoss-galsaid,"Yourarea ofthe'fencehe'llrundownto Allen McLain, Purvis Foster Morrison, [top row] isfl'om anywhorearound Key the water and give those McLain, unidentified, Mabel Jessie MeLain Hustead, Ranch to Seven Poinls and honking geese "what for" so a Pierce Mclntire, unidentified, Velma Fort, Mabel Reed, environs. I live in the Trade respectable canine can snooze Mertel Tiner, Alberta Foster, [first name unknown] Pierce, Maudine Robertson Isabell, Lela Bell, Robertson Dodson, Annie MeLain Hustead, Virgie Fort Kirk, GussieTiner [middle row] Charlie and Son Robertson. der Texan Program Is Flexible The Older Texan program sessions at a time and date to has also bought four tables for be announced. The Triple "F the Triple F club for use in Club is also making plans for playing dominoes or other , somesort of Dallas tour in the games, future. They're also planning a The program provides bus Triple F program to answer transportation using ttCJC legal questions in two 2-hour buses. Although the program works with individual groups or rest homes in many cases, the courses and programs it is involved with are open to all citizens of 60 or more, whether they are associated with the See OLDER, Page 8 GIBSON'S Winds Addition in Tool, in peace. As I said, 1 haven't which is roughly the mid- met the Mac Day's yet and I point of "my" territory. One don't know what the/ve has to turn off route 274 at the named this friendly four- muhi-colored "Paradise Bay legged member of their sign to get here, since Trade family, I call him "Druther" Winds cozies up to Paradise hecause he's got one roguish P, ay Marina way over here })lack eyelike the peoplein the 1)y the water's edge. From my "I I)ruther Fight Than - I)ack door, l can see the Switch" advertisement. Marina flag signalling the Down on the corner of Lazy winds weather reporl, "A Street, where the Andy little brisk, a few ch)uds and Andersons live, there's a maybe a bit of sunshine after great pile of limbs and leaves, awhile." I like to get out and roam around and meet and greet people and comnmne Anaein Prices Effective Thm Hwy 85 & 274 Seven Points,,Texas Apra 30th to May 4th \\; Shampoo s|17 Efferdent REG. '2 s149 Listerine REG. s149 32 OZ. Ultra Bright Tide GIANT SIZE Sl Older Texan Program, in this area in with an initial bud- $4,200 is providing excellent programs for OVer 60, says Orville Who is administering for Henderson Junior College. the program art and gar- classes at the Cedar Rest Home, and asored a tour of the aZalea trail for older Pirtle said. addition, the program provide to and from offices and grocer,,' for older persons who have funds or trans- fer themselves. has been So in its first two that the Council el has ntatively a $40,000 budget for PrOgram during the fiscal year. is available to years old or older. federal funds by HCJC. And is set up in such that its funds can or be used in with any private already in existence. stated purpose of the is to enroll older in education pro- recreation programs, activities or help them Part-time employment Provide transportation special needs. programs in- such programs as driving courses met with success area; pre-retirement tion programs, finan- health care and even legal programs caw gamut, Pirtle said.i gardening tech- from landscaping to woodworking, de- crafts, camping, and so forth. is now oper- art classes, one in rCreek Lake Rest Home, Prankston and four in There are four- courses in oper- acluding one at Cedar Rest Home, one in and two in Athens. are even two Bible Courses going, with 20 persons partici- in Athens. program provides defensive driving in the area, with from persons participating One of these was Malakoff, another in the program pro- transportation for! and guests of the *l Fellowship Club at: Methodist Church,- I to travel to Tyler to! azaleas, i all that remains of a big tree that was blown down across the Anderson's fence by that Shelf-in-the-night thunder storm we had a few days back. The Andersons own the Paradise Bay Nursery up on ttighway 274 and so have one of the prettiest yeards around here. Just a squinty-eyed glance away I can see Mr. B.H. Collier lazy-fishing 9ff the Property Owners pier. He seems to spend some part of almost every day trying to coax a fish to bite. {Does he catch any? Does he want to? Maybe he just likes to enjoy the scenery and dream while he prays the fish won't bite at his line, like to song says.) Strolling back toward home on Siesta Drive (I do like the street names out here{, I meet another sojourner who sneezingly informed me that it is hay fever season, which reminded me of a bit of interesting trivia I recently read in The Hodgepodge Book: "Two sneezes before breakfast generally means III I I that you will have a new sweetheart that week. Or that you will soon be kissed." I like that. Bakc to my own patch of paradise and I find a bit of heaven in my own back yard. There's neighbor G.L, Whatley handing a generous handful of freshly pulled, young green onions over the fence to the drooling man ot my house and I hear nay other back-door neighbor, Shirley Morgan, calling me to the other fence corner to receive two thick slabs of her home- made bread, still hot and dripping with new-spread butter. Now, how's that for finding a few grins in the middle of this week? A change of fortune hurts a wise man no more than a change of the moon. I I LUMBER , PAINT HRDWARE SERVICE "EVERYTHING FOR THE BUILDER" Open 'til 4:00 Saturday W.R. MKee Lumber Co. Hiway 31 East Phone Malakoff 489.0527 I I Ill Hanes SUMMER SHEER Pantyhose he first hot-weather pant00/ Designed to keep your legs coO\\;\ Look for the Sheer from waist to toe $2 SUMMER SHEER Tree in our hosiery department Now your legs wont have to go bare just because summers here. Now you can enjoy the first hot-weather panythose, designed to keep your legs cool -- wonderful new SUMMER SHEER by Hanes. 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