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i Most Vertik Imtrial Ciituate at the Dam of Texas' Largest Lake Year Malakoff, Henderson County, Texas 75148 -- Friday, July 2, 1971 Number 26 Cabin -New Horizon Opens Mobile Home And Travel Sales Centers Log Cabin Mobile Homes and Camper Sales Instant homes are on parade this weekend as Log Cabin Mobile Home and Travel Trailer Center celebrates oven housylight to dark now through the 5th of July. Area residents are invited to explore the estimated one hundred units which includes about 50 each--campers end mobile units. The Mobile & Camper Sales Division is a subsidiary of Log Cabin Estates, and is located on Highway 90 at 3054, at the Log Cabin Estates exit, 4 miles north of Malakoff. Darrell White is the sale nmnagef of the venture. Long associated with mobile home sales and marketing, WMte comes to Log Cabin from El Paso. HIS exper- ience dates back tO 1952 when he first opened a partnership sales lot. At me time his firm consisted of 9 retail sales centers scattered in major cities in northwest Texas and New Mexico. White designed an expaudable trailer which wmld expand from 8 feet to feet wide and from 32 to 50 feet lo. He engaged in the mamufacturing  his mobile trailer invention and marketed a number of the units under the name of Creseend0. Ha and others with where he was associated ceased Imxiuctlon of White, Sales Manager the units pending patent rights for which he'd made application. Those rights granted, White said to produce and mar- ket his product was still an ambition that he hoped to get back around to. During the celebration of the grand opening of the Cedar Creek Lake venture, guests are cordially invited to reg/s- ter for free prizes wMch will be ewarded daily and for the grand .prize to be drawn at the close of the celebration. Prospective buyers and lookers will be treated to refreshments. No pro'chase is necesasry in order to win and wimm do not have to be present to win. While Log Cabin Estates, just arom the "bend does offer lovely mobile and camper lots for sale, the sales center is entirely separate from Log Cabin Estates. All units are ready for ira. mediate installation on the lot of the prospective bayer's . The Log cabin Mobile and Camper Sales Center offers convenient package insurance and financing plans. Mr. and Mrs. White am at home near the sales location. J. D. Harper is the Assistant Sales Manager. He is a long time friend of White who has been associated with him since 1966. at my house surmised the that .the Bumganloers-John, and Terrl (across the on vacation. I asked how that, and he said, "John has cans outside today (Tues- John knows that the City has up our garbnge on He is faithful about his gar- John a few days later where on vacation. John said they yet. I hadn't noticed Gli- nose" before, but R is so I hit John dead out with question. have lied, but he thought R was Wednesday. He near 8:00 A.M. (usual gar- time) and that Charles Wood, Ciaudie Mullim, Jimmy Sam Tanner, Kenneth Cole, Wayne Jones and Don Mc- had Ml forgotten R. All day cleaning shop he was think- h wife was to bare not a one of those guys can of dy -- or for that mat- of the week eltlmf. Yon what a great let down IL our garbage ca still full home that aflermon." he figured every guy in the was nosey enough to but he sure didn't think have'the gall to ud- at my house was mad be. trucked ore" garbage to the because Jolm's cam had re- he'd  his detail. get susplciotm until I noticed and I were the only wise guys Cbeck h   back to tha home garbage cam. He couldn't be- had erred. Tlmt's when he k about the B garbage cam ont before vtn. ., -  when the real truth me "eeet tad Uucked tds garbage then back to the honm they an figured tf m- d ho4sted the Wedomy Wednesday. rmm will never trust Bum. Ctm'lm Wood for tim Wedmm- New Horizon Winona Bailey I It's the Fourth of July weekend and a great time for celebrating. As fire- crackers bang and rockets flare, Log Cabin Mobile Home and Travel Trailer Center is celebrating grand opening, and New Horizon Mobile Home Sales, with. in walking distance, is holding open 4A1tlgtJ e Party site is Highway 90 from north Caney City to Highway 3054. Free prizes, free refreshments and numerous sur- prises are in store for those who attend. It's in progress now and you are invit- ed to join the fun. The New Horizam Mobile Sales is a venture of Sonny and Winona Bailey who came to Caney City weekends for two years before making a final break from Dallas. The Baileys were weekenders for fun and not business. Each Friday aRernoon the couple would pick up their son Rick at school  head for their weekend mobile home located at Caney Cove. Going back to Dallas each Sunday got to be a drag for the trio, so they called a huddle about changing the 16-year- old Rick to the Malakoff schools. "Yes," was Rick's reply. The family sold their Dallas home and, looking for local iness opportunity, decided on Mobile Home Sales and Service. New Horizon was the first mobile sales dealer in Hwy. 175 at 274 area of Cedar Progress on Highway 90 continues. Creek. Business has been good. They have expanded to the second ]ation at Caney City, where they have continu- ed to live. The Baileys have a wide choice and their two operations offer the products of 8 leading mobile home manufacturers. Financing and insurance can be ar- ranged locally or elsewhere. A salesman at New Horizon said free water beds would be given with all mo- bile home purchases during the Fourth of July weekend. Mrs. Mitchell Bitten By A Copperhead A copperhead snake bite has cined Mrs. Orville Mitchell to the hospital for a week oar so. Mrs. Mitchell was bitten by the Cop- perhead as she was clipping the grass along a retaining wall at their Star Harbor residence. Mr. Mitchell, mowing nearby, utilLed a snake bite kit to render first aid as she was rushed to Haynes Hospital in Malakoff. The Mitchell's have been aree resi. dents for the past year or so. Friends, who gav the report, stated Mrs. Mitch- ell's condition as satiactory, altlmegh the Limb of her body which was bit- ten remained "black and swollen." of the old days that Paul Banton drags out -- Ferls Shepard is rendy to take a blood oath that the Territm Traveler undestimated every tale of present day doings. This week he'd picked up o "the hanging tree" (somewhere  the coffee shop-and the golf course) and was sprmding it around pretty good. Shep mkl R was a 6-man-hug around the trunk although while cowboying all over the TP & L range for 10 or 15 years -- he had never cast an eyeball on it. Trying to get Shep back to my original tale of the haglng tree -- whloh is a about the think, Shep grabbed a rope and six coffee cronies to confirm just how big "the hanging tree really is." With a few general in- structiom, be found the land mark he'd missed during those years. Twenty feet in circumference -- a smoo 20 feet, Shep's crew had shorter arms or my man behind tha hanging tree (Babo Trammell) wasn't hand-in- hand with  and Chancy -- be- cause It was a 4 and man arm hug for Shep. Somewhere between what I writeand what Shep  k the truth. n's m feet amu.d the hue of tbe hanging tree, md that's the 8oepeL Llbra -- Sure is heck, the Traveler is gomm the County library issue came up for a first, second or thlrd tlme arotmd. The Traveler says Wailer gave birth to the lltrary dream, but I'll claim the Idea rather than fall out ov it. We can and we will and I'm proud. It has nothing to do with the county Ubrary project. Mayor O. A. Phillips and I hsve dis- cussed campei4Ing f0ra coenty li- brary if the library committee will lo- cato it in LaPoy', Browrboro oi" M We favor passing the cvun- ty goody bag around. Maybe if Mhk. builds a library from scratch Athem will gain confidence in its ability to do things outside "tax up-age." BassLions Speaker -RepremmUve Bill Bass was sch&lulbl to meet with the Malakoff  Ctub last night at the Lions Club Den. President Larry 8uris told the News earlier this week that the local boy scouting organization would be the of community interest the  concentrate on this year. get credit for the Malakoff Library pro- The Lions ,Club meets on ject. As a nmtter of fact, J. D. Waller evening at 7:00 P.M., at the IAom Den was reported to have said it was my located ,near the rodeo grmmda on South idea of long-time hack. This was bofm-e Highway 90.  pater the  ea "the lumlfl tree" trunk. The rope R h, 20 feet 1o with no change. From the fuel company looking soutl to Malfl(OZt. Rain Promised Fred Chaney, superintendent of the Highway 90 road projects which got un- derway last week warned the Maiakoff News of rain. There was not a cioud In the sky ard R was so dry that green timber cut from tlm propped new road bed made a roaring hot fire with little pro. "I don't think you folks have had any rain at all since we were  on thls section of the Highway 31 project," he sa "but you ca plan on a good rain now that I'm back." From Monday of this week,  dry land has been sprinkled daily and on occaslom tms enjoyed some goed show. ers. It continues to be cloudy at the time of this wrmng. Tlte opposite view toward Caney City. Rotary Plans Library 1"o Help With Parks Maiakoff Rotarians are coordinating plans for a community h'brary to be lo- cated here and will devote major interest to park beautification, Both projects were moved into action following the noon luncheon Tueiay. The Club will meet at the City Park off Olive Street, Tuesday evening for a worksh. Riding lawn mowers, hand mowers, and tools are to be ftwnhed and manned by the men, The wives have been invited to help out with a general cleanup and to bring a picnic supper which is to be spread in "togetherness" fashio A spokesman for Rotary said Maleko businessman Richard Tanner has donat. ed a privately-owned downtown com- mercial building to house the library. All area residents are invited to join Rotarlans in providing a public library with contributions of books, money and time. J. D. Waller has been named chairman of the project. Prospective vol workers are urged to contact Waller. The building to be used. is located oppesite Tanners Garage. Tanner's offer of the is for six months, in the , and it was not disclosed ff the success of the project would determi bature avail- ability or ff Rotary plans to  a new building for the library at a future date. Hilhwy 90 west at the road bed daring for new highway are urged to contact him at once,,+