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2A~The Malak0ff News, Thursday, July 9, 1981 by Barry McWflliarns M e-An n_deri ng By Ann Rounsavall L We had a most unusual Fourth of July a little, but the weather forecasters about halfway to Granbury and I celebration, kept talking about the morning showers decided that we couldn't make it the Bobby was at work. I broke my stun- that would soon deminish, rest of the way. ding rule for the Fourth of July by Traffic was heavier than I had an- Amy and Penny raised up from the taking to the highway, ticipated. I had reasoned that everyone hack. We had an invitation I couldn't resist, would already be where they wanted to "I think we had better turn around Lexie Wall, infant daughter of Peggy be by that time on the Fourth and that and go hack borne," I told them. and Bruce Wall of Granbury, had in- we would be the only ones on the road. "Do you mean you got us up at 6:30 vited us up for the day. Her invitation Not so .... others must have had the after only two hours sleep for a drive to was tempting. Chad, Amy and Penny same idea. Palmer?" they asked not so nicely. Johnston decided to accompany me on "There have already been 16 highway I stopped at a service station to call the trip. deaths in Texas," the news broadcaster Granbury and tell them not to expect We got off to a bad start Friday whenI reported, us. The phone lines were out. stayed at a Malakoff School Board By the time we were five miles out of meeting until 11:30 p.m. Penny was Corsicana my traveling companions We arrived back at Corsicana babysitting that night, with Amyhad already gone hack to sleep in the sometime later after seeing two ac- helping, and they didn't get in until 4:30 back of the car. They had come cidents due to high water. Using a pay prepared with pillows and sleeping phone I dialed the number. A recording a.m. When our alarm went off at 6:30 hags. As we covered miles down the came on the line, informing me that due to the situation only emergency calls readythat morningto go. few of us were really highway the rain became heavier and were beings eat through. I couldn't help heavier, until I found that I was driving but wonder what the 'situation' might We had planned to be on the road by along at a rate of about 20 miles per be. I finally got a call through to my 7:30 a.m. so we would arrive in Gran- hour. bury in time for a 10 a.m. scheduled Cars were pulled off the side of the mother in Trinidad, who in turn called parade, road, cars were stuck in the mud in the Granbury. We had to make our first pit stop in medians, and we saw a few cars that They had Just returned from the Corsicana at McDonald's so everyone had simply drowned out in the high parade .... in sunny Granbury. We had could have hash browns and orangewater on the highway, just completed our Fourth of July t~ Juice. It had alr.eady begun to rain on us I pulled over at Palmer. We wereoflnterstate48,/oPaimeri for 15 words I I I I 10years ago Park for the 4th holidays. The people 50 years ago --- ---------- ~-- came from all over the state just to lay __ ~ The annual reunion of the family of and sun on the sand. The contract for ix Johnnie Mae Jackson was held over the 4th weekend. There were 30 people 20 years ago this section of Hil Trinidad to Athens was there. Some members of the family came fromasfarawayasChicago. Eighty members of the late R.H. way Commission last Brown-Abbott Compan] Several members from the First Bap- Tanner family held their annual "Four- new Trinity River Brid~ tist Church of Malakoff attended the th of July" picnic at the grounds at Youth Evangelism Conference held in Texas Power & Light in Trinidad. A letter was receive from a Mr. N.P. Malak the Tarrant County Convention Center This annual event is looked forward in the city of New York, in Ft. Worth. Rev. and Mrs. Bill Relsor to with a great deal of anticipation by information on how the : were the sponsors. E.A. Tanner of Malakoff who is respon- name. We shall answer A large crowd gathered at R.H. Lee sible for starting this annual affair with the history : seven years ago. Everyone present, In other days, prior each year, votes in favor of returning citizens of this localtt PUBLIC NOTICE each successive year, if at all pessible, mail from the outside ~ Joe Barnett, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Route, or pony express Joe B. Barnett, returned Sunday from ning from Athens to C, CITATIOHIffPUBLICMIOfl Atlantic City, New Jersey, where he the year 1879, thel THE SrA]I0~XAS was a delegate to the 98th Annual together andpetitione~ National Education Association Con- for a post office and vi~t hrn~t l~m~nt vention. " GREETINGS: George Mitcham be YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to appner and answer News reached the city earlier this master. They also ask, betm the SonmMa 173rd. Judicial 0~tri~t Court, week of the death of Richard Van Hall, of Mitcham be given Hondmon County, T,m, et lha ~onrUm~ of said 85, well known Malakoff carpenter of Post Office Departmel County in Athens, Texas, et or beam 10 u'kck a.m. of yesteryear, rice and also accepted thaMondey.tettortheexplmtlonof2Odepfrmtha 30years ago postmaster, but owing deta of service of this citation, thin and them to e~r of the name Mitcham the written of Haw/Barnett, Petitioner, filed In mid offices alr~ f~ud~tha~thdeyetJune, lNl, qainstViaietBsr. Neal Lawson, principal of the declined this refit R*tonndent end uld suit being numbered $1~- Malakoff Elementary School and for- name 391 on the derket of said Court, and ~titkd tn The mer secretary was named president of Mettor Of Tim Mordale Of Haw/Durnett & Violet Bur. nett, the nature of which suit h a request to D~. If this citation is not surmd within ninety days oftor the deto of itl issuance, it shah be returned unsafe. The etfic~ Imzullq this writ shell rrnmptly senm the same I~u~in| to requirements of law, and the man. detas bernof, end made due return as the law directs. lasund and Itmn under my hand and the seal of mid Csud st Athens, Tezsu, this tim 3Oth day of June, 1981. Lanes May Garner Ci~k, 173rd, Judicial District ~urt Honderm County, Tern. i~ l. Herdnston, Deputy. N0. AIA+391 IN 1141[ MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF HARRY BURNETT AND VIOLET BURNETT IN THE 173RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT OF HENDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS ORIGINAL PETITION This suit is brnqht by HARRY BURNETT, Petitioner, who resided at LaRne, Henderson County, Texas, Respondent is VIOLET BURNETT whasu nddrm Is unknown. I. Petitioner has been a demlcHiar~ of this state for the prKndinl six (6) months and a resident of this count/ for the pm'.edinl ninety (90} days. II. Citation hf publication or +other substituted s~rdce is for the tureens set forth in the affidavit filed with this petition. III. The Imlias wore mardnd on o~ about September 22, 1985, and ceased to Ihrs topth~ as husband and wife on or about April 24, 1981. The marriap has hacemo Insupportable because of discard or conflict of pmonelithn between Pntition~ and Respondent that dash~ the lelitlmato ends of the merrbp mlettonlldp and p~ml~ ~ reM~lbk as. patation of reonnilietlon, iV. The~e is no child of this ma~k~. V. There was certain common~ propaHy acquired during said morflup which can, and will, be disldnd. PRAYER Petitioner prm that citation and notice hue as requlfnd by law and that the Caurt iPlnt a divorce and decron such other relief requested in this patition. Petitioner prlp for pnernl raiiet. FIELDS, FIELDS & HARKE BY: W.B. Fields Store Bar No, 0~79800 Atto~ ~ Pntmonor $. Palestine Street P.O. ll~ 1449 Athens, Texas 75751 2141675-5679 I I the Malakoff Rotary Club for the year. The special deputy's job, and the ser- vices of Deputy Sheriff Aubrey Corley, in the west end of Henderson County, have been discontinued in a movement of the County Commissioners Court to cut expenditures. Three Corsicana youths were ap- prehended in a surprise raid by the Sheriff's Dept. at Dodd's Lake. The arrest, Sheriff Jess Sweeten said, could mean the cracking of a teen-age "gang" which has been in operation throughout this vicinity. 40 years ago The residence of Mr. and Mrs. Arlee Gillette at Trinidad was completely destroyed by fire of undetermined origin. Only a very few household effec- ts were saved. Billy Grey Payne, son of W.B. Payne of this city, was listed among the twen- ty-nine honor students in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas. The official Statement of the Finan- cial Condition of the Citizens State Bank is $257,987.16. Savings are good this week at the Malakoff Food Store, 1 lb. can of Luzianne Coffee, 10~; Pure Cane Sugar, 10 lb. hag, 55'. Mr. W.V. Robertson is sole owner, phone 10 for free delivery. To the editor __ P.O. Box 509 M.lakoff, Texas 75148 Dear Malakoff News: I am glad you are taking an active part for the Malakoff Cemetery. Sincerely, Miss Sadie Carson Dear Editor: This is a check to help buy the mowers. I read the Malakoff News every week from front to back. Enjoy the Rogers Report every week. He tells the fans like it is. This check is also in memory of Robert Nokes. Sincerely, Velma Nokes i i Published Continuously Since 1913 The Malakoff News Publisher .................................................. Dan Dwelle Business Manager .......................................... Tom Finley Editor ................................................. Ann Rounsavalll Assistant to the Editor .................................... Lori Callaway Advertising Representative ................................. Cindy Ford Production ........................................... Staey uunaeusay The Malakoff News (326700) Is published weekly by Athens Printing co, at Maiakoff, "Ix,, post office address being P.O. Box 509, Malakoff, Tx 75148. Subscription rates: $5 per year tn Henderson County ($3 for senior citizens); $6.50 per year in Texas; $7.50 per year elsewhere in eont/nental United States. Second-class postage paid at Malakoff, Tx. 75148. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Malakoff News, P.O. Box 509, Malakoff, Tx. 75148. I III I I I Be sure you don't miss a single copy of your newspaper. Just fill in the form below with present address and your new one, and drop it in the mail (or bring it by the office). Present Address: Name Address City State Zip New Address: Name Address State zip Mail to: The Malakoff News, P.O. Box 509, Malakoff Texas 75148 City Yes, I want to subscribe! Please send me a one year subscription to The Malakoff News. En- closed is my check for $ Name. () Address City .State Zip ( ) Please send a gift subscription in my name. Enclosed is my $ Send to: check for Name. Address State Zip SUBSCRIPTION RATES: ~.00 per year in Henderson County $6.50 per year elsewhere in Texas $7.50 per year elsewhere in continental U.S. Mail to: Tim Malakdf News P.O. Box 509, Malakoff~Texas 75148 City that the Post the name of Malakoff being the name of an In 1881, when the narrow gauge the Texas and St. through this a desire to do ficial of the here the name of did not suit the become used to the n~ they petitioned change Malakoff, in order post office and the separate names. This mediately granted. Gin trash could give new energy The waste ning--calied gin be the source of gins, says a Texas researcher. Texas harvests and cotton than crop often For about 90 every bale 700 and 1,200 The implication would allow independent, said Dr. Much of the ted cooperatively ter for Energy Station, part University System, synthetic fuels plant residues. Five major Texas--sorghum, and rice--produce tons of residue Eyes are Do you look 'em Your personality rightly or wrongly your eyes, life education If you make a going If you avoid seen less defensive or THE STATE OF TEXAS Tm The Heirs Of Tlm Eaiet~ ~ Frances Mtnm, Yon am hereby ten am to the o'clock iLK forty.two dm from the date citation, urea halnl 1981, at or before ten at the Cnefl Said Plaintiffs Petition was' 22nd day of lune ~.D. 191! 11-136 on th, docket of said iluford Plaintiff, ~ The Mlnm and wife, The names of the padl~ i Wonda Duford is Of J.H. Mlnne and wife A brief mtoment of IM foltows, to wit: This is a suit I the Estetsu of J.H. sons isiminI hamtofm I~n in 1980 J.H. Mlnm and Frances MlnnS Handemon County, T~a~ establish a lent deed, property In Intersut therein. In the establish fee simple posen. Said and situated in Hendersen D.C. Waiters Sumy, 50 acrn trKt of land Csuk by dsud dated Yd. 75, pap 119, Deed If this citaHon Is not the date of Its Issuance, it s Tha offtm ,x,cuHnl execute the ume am the lew direct, lmml and li~n Cood, et office in AIl~nn~ Jsne kO. 1981.