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2A--Th,e Malakoff New:,, Thursday, May 29, 1980 O. 20 yeal's ago 30 years ago Mrs. Mar Crawford, wife of M.L. Crawford, Athen , dealer for Studebaker automob lles, and former resident of Malak()ff, on Monday evening was named president of the Pilots Club in the City of Athens. Blll Loggilm, head coach of the Malakoff Higll School athletics depar- tment has recL ived a scholarship, and will leave Jur, e t0th for Spring Hill College at Mobile, Alabama. The scholarship exhmdini over a period of six weeks, is sp ,nsor(:d by the National Science Foundation f or the purpose of training sceince teachers in new fields and to better the sc:ience classes in Texas High Schoo Is. R.C. (Bob) Yotulg, a former resident of Trinidad, died s uddenly Tuesday evening, May 21 ir, l ouston where he had lived for a numh r of years. Miss Ruth Hiddlesp erger, bride-elect of Coy Turner of M:t. Pleasant, was honoree for a showel--tea on Sunday, May 22 from 3 to 5 o'clc in the home of Mrs. Leroy Brannon. Those from Trinidac I'receiving their Associate of Art degl ,ee from HCJC were Ray Sullivan, Jei Try Gaston, Pat Holcomb and Gaff Stm 1field. Gaff and Jerry graduated with hc ,nors. Miss Charlene Douglas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Douglas, and Claude Mullins, son of Mrs. Ira Muilins were united in marriage at Forney, Texas Friday night. Robert Turlington of Cross Roads, has announced his candidacy for Post of District Clerk for Henderson County. Nearly 1,000 persons were present on the campus of the Henderson County Junior College last Sunday for the dedication services of the college's new administration building. Bobby Spivey and-Elna Thomas, Malakoff High School students who received their diplomas last night were named at the Commencement exer- cises as the year's winners of the Babe Ruth Sportsmanship Awards. Funeral services were held for Mrs. W.L. Ballard, lifelong resident of Hen- derson County this week. She was the mother of Arthur Ballard, former Malakoff businessman. Malakoff and the rest of the western end of Henderson County were severly lashed by hail, rain and severe winds last Friday night as the worst storm in several years passed through the area. Lt tters to editor To be eomidered for publi cation in the Letters to the Editor column an article must be original, not over 300 words and signe d by the writer. The Malakoff News reeer~es the right to edit all lettore. If deemed derro{gatory, lihelmm, un- clear or for some other reaso,n unprintable and it is not possible or practical to edit so it will meet standard for publication, we ~ viii not be able to use it, 1~ name of the writer wit1 he p~,lblished ale~ with the letter. We feel that a letter has little meaning if published anonym ously. If there is something you feel should be brought to the atten- tion of readers but you don't ~,ant to have your name tied to it, let us have the information and we will look into it from a news an gle. We feel that the Letters to t he Editor column is the very finest medium available in this com- munity for expression of personal views on matters of concern. We urge use of the column in a constructive manner, inviting th(~e with views on any subject of interest to share them with our readers. 40 years ago In a midnight automobile race down Highway 31, Friday night Deputy Con- stable Jack Mitcham, intercepted a Chevrolet Coupe loaded with glass jars of "Moonshine" whiskey. Work was started at Robertson's Grocery Tuesday afternoon on an en- tirely new and different color decoration scheme for the store's in- terior. The senior class of the Malakoff High School left the city Monday morning for a four-day pleasure and educational trip to points of interest in South Texas cities. One of the first things noticed by one visiting the Malakoff Sewing Room is the business-like manner in which the work is conducted. There are 10 persons employed and approximately 450 gar- ments are made each month. Malakoff has been given a quota of $150 in the Red Cross War Relief Cam- paign. Miss Ruth Patten and Herman Owens were united in marriage in the town of Murchison. 50 years ago The Hon. Pat M. Neff, has accepted the invitation to deliver the commen- cement address for the graduates of the Malakoff High School on Saturday evening. Dr. H.K. Taylor of SMU preached the Baccalaureate sermon to Malak0ff's graduates on Sunday morning. Miss Florence Nolen has accepted a clerical position in the offices of the Malakoff Fuel Company. Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Kirby and Russel Owens left this week for a thirty day motor trip to California points. The barring of "Hoovercrats" from running for office in Henderson County, is a leading question now confronting the county committe~. A tree in the back yard of the Leroy Kirby home was destroyed by lightning during an electrical storm Sunday af- ternoon. News was received this week from Waco that Mrs. EL. Jackson had un- dergone a successful operation for ap- pendicitis. The Kirby and Sons store has in- stalled a new National cash register at a cost of $I,000. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thud Stacy Wednesday night, a baby son. 60 years ago Pat M. Neff of Waco has made ap- plication to have his name placed on the ticket as candidate for Governor of Texas. Frank Dean and Miss Geneva Freshour were united in marriage at Athens Saturday evening. John Miles has announced his can- didacy for the office of public weigher of this precinct. Sam Hall is in Washington, D.C. this week endeavoring to secure rights on an invention of his. William H. Stewart and Miss Mettle Sue Meredith of Cross Roads were married on Sunday afternoon, with the Rev. RB. Key officiating. The baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. Stanfield of Trinidad was in a serious condition Saturday after eating a quan- -tRy of paris green which had been left within her reach. Geo. B. Thompson, A.S. Tanner and Dan Gentry attended the State Democratic Convention this week at Dallas. Jim Hunt Evans is trying to put it by his friends here, but here is a hint--June is the date and Miss Buns Daniels of Hughes Springs is the girl. The Best Buy In Town The Malakoff News information r Furnishings Availa/Je ;P Repair & S les Church Friends A, ound Jown I II I I Illlllll 489-053t III I I IIIIIIII IIIII X~I~ l~I~ i ! r ~I k ~ .... Home Imp,ovements &the City ~overnment l [l l l l lllllll Ill -- -- Graduation exercises make the end of May a year. Used to celebrate the culmination of 12 or 13 work, the exercises traditionally honor those hard work and dedication has readied them to take a forward into the world. This year there is an especially good group of that will go forward from our area schools. There are have distinguished themselves in the basics of Mitch Clendening who has earned a Merit valedictorian and salutatorian students, and Others have been outstanding in athletics, leadership abilities, and band. Each and every graduating senior is distin have completed the first challenge our system The Seniors of '80 are to be honored. Con Ann by Ann Rounsavall There are a lot of advantages of living in the valley between a creek and river. The soil is rich, water is easy to find, and hunting grounds are abundant. There are plenty of squirrels since the bottoms provide ample supplies of native pecans for their diets, wildlife species vary, and wild flowers are easy to find. There is a drawback.., mosquitoes. Ever since the last good rain the mosquito population has been growing by leaps and bounds. Granted, our gar- dens are flourishing due to the rain, but the same element of nature that has provided buckets of green beans each day has also provided that item necessary for good mosquito breeding. Mosquito repellent spray is one of the leading selling items at local stores. Residents have overlooked the stock of regular sized cans and go directly to the giant, jumbo size. We spent our Memorial Day weekend working in the garden and the yard. The objective was two-fold. The work needed to be done, and we were trying to put off turning on the home air con- ditioner as long as possible. If we stayed out of doors, we reasoned, we would stay cooler. Mosquitoes thwarted our efforts. Cool summer breezes had a hard time penetrating the slick, oily coating on the skin provided by the repellant. Usage of the spray increased, because after each shower taken to cool off we were required to re-spray for protection. It was after dark Sunday night when the four of us who are becoming disgustingly healthy by walking two and one half miles each day left for the track. Husbands who were left at home eating home-made ice cream told us we were crazy. "The mosquitoes will carry you off," they warned. "We'll spray with repellant," we told them. Two of us did, two did not, electing to walk between the other two and hoping the repellant mosquitoes away area. It was okay and bearable the the third quarter we weighted down by mosquitoes that were ms, backs and the skin without the At the end of a Kay S surrender. "I don't think I can lap," she said, "I left." On the way how embarrassing healthy bodies died: our strong lungs and the bitter end. It's terrible to mosquito. POLITICAL CALENDAR eT~ Greenville Avenue I COUN' SHF.,mFF Half gasoline, | Charlie Fields | Athens, Texas ( Pol. Adv. Pd. by C, Fields, Athena, Tz. ) keeps truck{ It takes roughly 20 ] Tom Billy Goodell fuel each year [ Eustace, Texas dustry moving. ~.~ ( Pol. Adv. Pd. by T. Goed~, Eust~, Tx.) is gasoline, By Curt Q. At what age do tage of youngsters of alcohol? A. The pattern as measure of age is taking a taste of than ever before in our l st-drink time - as an seen to be in the 12th Q. Heroin abuse is category of drug abuse centers. second? A. In the period abusers were the of patients admitted drug abuse e the admissions were the primary~ drug question of on marijuana is Director, Dr. Wiilisnl congressional becoming dividuals do Be sure you don't miss a single copy of your newspaper. form below with present address and your new one (or bring it by the office). Present Address: Address City. Sta te New Address: Address City, State Mail to: The Malakoff News, P.O. Box 509, Malakoff Texas 75148 ( ) Please send closed is my Name Address City () Please send a $ Send to: Name. 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