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4A~The Ma!ak0ff NeWs~.Thu~day, Ju~ne.!l, 198! l WATER DAMAGE caused a lot of moving last week when business' like Davis ALICE STREET in Trinidad had its share of water Wednesday when the rainfalls Red Barn found themselves slightly wet. Crates of furniture were moved to an subsided. Water was up to the doors of some homes. (Staff photo by Lori area that was receiving some of the rainfall inside to a drier area of the firm. Callaway) (Staff photo by Ann Rounsavali) : / i EATON STREET in Trinidad was difficult to find Wednesday when the heavy IN MALAKOFF the scene of high water neared houses and in some areas of town rains fell. This intersection was standing in water as a result of the over 5 inch flooded floors. The rainfall was some of the heaviest ever reported here. (Staff rain. (Staff photo by Ann Rounsavall) photo by Lori Callaway) (Thank you L~d fL)~ plenty of Iam) Your hosts, Jude & Judy Glusscock J & J Enterprises R,. H. Lee Park It's a girl! Mr. and Mrs. Bill (Janet) McClintock of Chatfield and formerly of Malakoff proudly announce the arrival of their daughter, Monica Lynne. Monica was born May 28th at Navarro County Memorial Hospital and weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. at birth. Proud grandparents are Leonard and Lois Harris of Malakoff and A. E. and Jane McClintock of Tool. Stay calm It's snakebite season again as both man and snake begin their annual rites of spring -- time for a reminder on what to do after meeting the business-end of a perturbed reptile. "If you're bitten by any type of snake, try not to panic," says Charles Ram- sey, a wildlife specialist with the Texas A&M University Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Department. "If you encoun- MUD AND YUUK were all around early Thursday at Mah den Center as a result of the rains. Water was reportedly business at times as high as ten inches. (Staff photo by Ann Agricultural With Heavy rains over most of East Summer is an ideal Texas, water levels are higher in ponds rough ter a snake, simply walk away. Most and lakes than they have been in many and lakes. Rotenone, snakes are not~ aggressive, and' in any months. This is good news for fish monly used chemical for case an average person can outrun any producers that recently stocked their can be a aggressive snake." ponds, according to Billy Higgin- tember. Hi The fatility rate from snakebite is ex- botham, area fisheries specialist for the rotenone is non-toxic tremely low -- less than one percent die Texas Agricultural Extension Service. used as directed. of the average 2,400 bites reported an- Weed problems are prevalent in nually -- but it pays to know what to do many ponds in the area. Higginbotham A five precent if struck, Ramsey said. says that it is a little late to treat ponds kill all fish in the "If the worst happens and a bite from for weed control, but if the infestation is bullhead catfish. a poisonous snake occurs, remain calm extremely heavy, the job can still be powder form can and avoid unnecessary movement," he accomplished. Treat only one-fifth to directions said. "The rate of venom distribution one-fourth of the surface area with her- restocked with throughout the body is slower if the per- bicides at a time. Wait several days fish approximately son can remain still and quite." before treating another section,using rotenone. n Time 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon If you're Planning to replace or Install a central air conditioning unit, remember that how much it will cost to operate is just as important as the Purchase price of the unit. That's where you get a bonus with an energy-efficient air conditioner. An energy-efficient unit is designed to use less electricity. Even though the purchase price can be higher, an efficient unit is more economical in the long run because the money you save on operating costs will far outweigh the price difference. Before you buy, get some free help from the TP&L Customer Service Representative ... he's the Electric Energy Expert. Since TP&L doesn't sell or install air conditioners, he can give you Impartial advice on what to look for and how much you can expect to save. .on June 13th Field Day & Turtle Race (lunch will be provided) Friday, 19th Sunday, 21st 7:00 p.m. O )W am Malakoff, Tx. operating cost comparison based on three-ton. 36000 BTUH (British Thermal Units per Hour) operating 1,700 hours per cooling season at 5 per kilowatt.hour Operating COSt for a unit with 6,0 SEER {Seasona Energy Efficiency Rating) would be $510 per season. For a unit with 8,5 SEER Operating COSt would be only $360.