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of Key Ranch ,right, was named of the Year banquet Mon- day night. Maxine German, outgoing president, made the presentation. LALEXANDER of Te- Cedar Creek Lake B&PW Times Publishing Torch Award by Maxine Ger- ,'as presented the man. Celebration In Mabank annual Western m progress, with rodeo set (Thursday), and Saturday at 8 parade at 5 off the rodeo 150 and 200 con- are expected to In six events. Will be held in brone riding, riding, tie-down bull riding ann Darrell racing. A concession stand will be open at the rodeo arena. Roland Reed of Fort Worth is stock producer for the rodeo. Ralph Fisher of Barker, Tex., will be the rodeo clown. Barker, a well- known animal trainer, uses buzzards, a coyote and a javelina as part of his act. Mabank's Swinging Sixteen Quadrille will perform nightly during the rodeo XGC00,-S SHEET METAL SHOP AIR CONDITIONING MAI.AKOFF NEWS i:i: ::! Leah COX of Seven Points won the $15 prize for submitting the winning slogan that will be painted on a sign at the intersection of Highways 175 and 274 in Kemp. The sign will read "Ya'll Come To Seven Points, 9 miles south on Highway 274, THE GATEWAY TO CEDAR CREEK LAKE." The water lilies in the shallow end of Cedar Creek Lake on Highway 175, between Mabank and Kemp are in full bloom right now. Local nature lovers report that the breathtaking beauty of the lilies is a real treat for the eyes when driving by that section of Cedar Creek Lake these days. Her many friends will miss the muti-talented Betsy Wisdom of Enchanted Oaks when she leaves. Her husband, C.I. Widsom, who is employed by the U.S. Ply- wood Company, has been transferred to Birmingham, Alabama. Five of Betsy's closest friends, Ruth Christian, Grace Cooper, Bernice Ewing, Vivian Yarbrough and Barbara Brundage held a special tea honoring Betsy at the home of Mrs. Christian lasf Sunday, June 5. Betsy was instru- mental in organizing the Enchanted Ladies Club and was a hardworking member of the Cedar Creek Lake Women's Club during the years she has been a resident of Enchanted Oaks. Dwight and Maxine German and Cedar Creek Lake artist Carl First were given a special treat while at the LBJ Library in Austin to present one of Carl's paintings to Lady Bird Johnson. After the presenta- tion, Library Secretary Carole Bryant gave them a tour of the Presidentual Suite, a part of the Library that is not open to the general public. It is only used by the former Cedar Creek Grapevine First Lady and the President Sales. Selvke of the Library to entertain FREE Estimates visiting VIPs. They were also presented with special Day or Night medallions and ,pens like .ever ' iT:t'Of " ones displayed in glass cases that : GRRS & SATTLER HEAT & AIR EMERSON Windows Units le Quite One" 406 Hwy. 31E Cayuga 499-2282 were used by President Johnson to sign certain historic papers during his term of office. The Germans and Carl report that they were impressed by the warm friendliness of both Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Bryant. By Lois Williams Due to an increase of com- plaints about motor cycle ordinance violations, Tool Mayor, Oran White, has announced that the city has issued a strong new directive to the Tool police force to enforce any and all violations such as no helmets, loud mufflers, late night driving that disturbs the sleep of citizens, speeding, driving on private property and lack of driving licenses. A citation for any of the above violations means that the offender will have to appear before the City Judge for disposition. The Enchanted Ladies Club of Enchanted Oaks held their last meeting of the 1976-77 season last Saturday, June 4. Each member was asked to bring a salad and it was obvious that every lady had prepared her most elaborate and delicious recipe. A large crowd of delighted women enjoyed a scrumptious salad smorgasbord that would have impressed any world famous gourmet, The occasion was the installation of newly elected officers, The new officers will begin their terms of office when the 1977-78 season begins in September. Milton and Virginia Gips, of Hilltop Lakes were visiting their good friends T.A. and Patsy Smith of Enchanted Oaks last week. The Smiths are warning all their visitors not to go too near the killdee nest in the middle of their large waterfront lawn, The birds put on quite a show as they flutter across the grass, pretending to have a broken wing as they lure intruders away from their eggs. Key Ranch resident Stu Thorpe has been touring in Houston and New Orleans in the company of Evel Knievel to promote Mr. Knievel's new movie "Viva Knievel!" Stu is a representative of AMF Wheel Goods in Houston. Stu's wife, Jan Thorpe reports that she was over- whelmed to receive a gift of four smoked pheasants as a thank you gift from John Chislette of Taipeh, Taiwan, recently. Mr. Chislette is a business associate of Stu's who owns a sporting goods company in Taipeh. Last winter the Thorpes enter- tained the gentleman at their Key Ranch home where, among other good things, Jan fed him country ham and cream gravy on hot biscuits. Ite said it was the best American dish he's ever tasted and wanted the recipe for cream gravy so his wife could learn to make it. Entry blanks for the Cook Off at the Black-eyed Pea Jamboree in Athens are being mailed out to former con- testants this week. The total prize money has been increased to $1800 this year. The Seventh Annual Jamboree will be held the 22nd through the 24th of July. Now is the time for good cooks to invent a new reel-pea and enter it in the vegetable, main dish, appetizer, salad or "Peanique" categories of the Cook Off. ( "Peanique" covers every use of the peas in a recipe that'does not fall in the other categories, like desserts or drinks.) This reporter has to eat a couple of crow feathers this week. In a story about the Star Harbor Memorial day golf tournament in last weeks Malakoff News, I erroneously reported that B.C. tlays was Chairman of the Golf Committee. Not so, John Mclntire is the gentleman who holds this title and worked long hours coordinat- ing the whole tournament. Mr. McIntire is entitled to give me 30 lashes with a crow feather the next time he sees me. New Fish Released In Cedar Creek Lotion Oil 1.49 TYLER-- Approximately 177,000 hybrid/striped bass were relased recently in Cedar Creek Lake. The fish, a cross between male white bass and female striped bass, were stocked as fingerlings. 'erhis is the first time hybrid/stripers have been stocked in Cedar Creek Lake," said John Means, Parks and Wildlife Department biologist of Tyler. The stocking is part of a five-year management plan :reen Lotion 1. 2.39 ks DAVIS RED BARN FURNITURE Plenty Free Parking FURNITURE E-Z Credit Terms 319 N. Terry ..... = *A on h , Malakoff (214) 489-0090 "Come see all our discounted bargains" /ks00iatim Malakoff 502 E Royall 489-1957 PASCHAL HOME We Honor All Burial Policies PHONE 489"1 Who says a big car can't be economical? EPA estimates the full-size LTD gets 19 mpg highway, 15 city! That's above government recommended "big car" economy standards! Plus, you get comfort and safety, from the car that kept its size while the competition didn't! THE BIG CAR THAT'S THRIFTIER THAN YOU THINK, M,P,G, HWY. M,P,G,* CITY I I I I I II for the lake. Who says an economy In addition, a rearing pond has been constructed beside car can't be big? Granada the lake and stocked with gives you full-size room, 28,000 Florida bass fingerlings and safety, and still gets 28 mpg "Thesefish will be released highway, 21 city! It's got great European styling, a Butter Cream in Cedar Creek Lake this fall." Means said. to boot! That's a combination that's hard to beat! 219 in the past, Cedar Creek , Lake has been excessively THE THRIFTY CAR THAT S BIGGER THAN YOU THINK. turbid, resulting in poor bass spawns and as a consequence, poor fishing, surveys M.P.G. M..G.* Spray However, recent 2 19 conducted by the department HWY CITY indicate the lake has been clearing in recent years 8 oz. LEGAL NOTICE The BoardofEqualization and Texans go together. for the City of Malakoff will meet in the City Hall on June * F,gures shown ac EPA esl,.,,ates mo you, actual : ,{eago may ',a,y oopeno,nq on cor,dmon out*or, a, equ,Dmem and now am w, I o ,,ve 22 and June 23, 1977 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Any taxpayer desiring to review the assessed value AL INMON FORD placed on their property for the year of 1977 may appear before the Board of Equa lization. John A Lot, Malakoff Tax Assessor and Collector City of Malakoff