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Page 2- MALAKOFF NEWS- July 24, 1975 MalakOff News 1 lkff ' To the Editor: I would like to thank all of Published Continuously Since 1913 you who helped to make our recent Ice Cream Supper and Mrs. Helen Brewer, home- County YMCA at the Rotary son conference 'center, gave it back to the cemetery the Marine Corps in Donna Scheibe, Pub,shin Bingo Game the success that making teacher in the Mala- Invitational Swim meet held University of Texas, Austin fund. ber 1974. it was. We appreciate your koff High school, will partici- at East Dallas YMCA. from July 7 through 11. Reports For Duty Edna Evans hosts pate in the State Inservice Don won heats in the Lewis and three mere Editor & General Manager .......... Tom Herline cooperation more than you Conference for Homemaking 50-meter Butterfly and 50 Police Chief Richard Wilson Marine Private First Class the Malakoff News ate I'v Advertising ................. Barbara MaKes will ever know. It is gratifying Teachers to be held at the meter Backstroke, winning is back after a vacation that Henry L. Hardin, son of Mr. Herline and his de Production ...... Beverly Eads, SlutronCarroll to know that there are so many of us that are interested Statler Hilton Hotel, Dallas, 4th overall in the Backstroke. took him and his family to and Mrs. G.P. Hardin of Loraine, and Bey Ea( Subscription Rates: 4.50 per year in Henderson and in the welfare of our corn- July 28 - August 1. Chip won heats in the 50 Carlsbad Caverns, San Route 1, Malakoff, Texas, has Arthur Keith He t,s ], meter Free-style and 50 meter Marcos, San Antonio and reported for duty with the 3d Malakoff was a a adjoining counties, $5.50 per year elsewhere in munity. We are thankful that It's A Boy Backstroke winning 4th Galveston. They were parti- Marine Aircraft Wing at the degree candidate am a| Texas, and $6.50 per year outside Texas. Entered in you have enabled us to overall in the Backstroke. cularly interested in caverns Marine Corps Air Station, E1 at the close of the fin4 the Post Office at Malakoff, Texas 75148 as a second Q conduct such projects as A 7 lb. 1 oz. son was born to along the way. Aside from a Toro, California. semester of the Unive aL class matter. Published by Territory Times airconditioning the Trinidad Mr. and Mrs. Clyde H. It's A Gift transmission failure, three A 1974 graduate of Main-Texas College of B nq Publishing Co., Malakoff, Texas. Community Center and pro- Alexander, II of Star Harbor Mark and Rosemary FerreU blowouts, a starter break- koff High School, he joined Administration. ,oo riding a Concession Stand at at Memorial Hospital in Cor- are the proud parents of a girl, down and the car overheating the Trojan Football Field. sicana at 9:35 p.m. Monday, Molly Jayne, born at 8:30 constantly, it was an enjoy- d [..],o,, [" The Malakoff News and her July 21. Jan and son are a.m. Monday, and weighed in able trip, Richard says. "The CANTERBURY Ist ,.......................... .... . great help in advertising and arrival's name is Cameron She has a big sister, Marci. remarked, aic STUDIOS supporting our endeavors. We Hamilton Alexander. The grandparents are Mr. and Picnic Profits , ad lib are looking forward to a Represent'Y' Ms.O,oDkesandMand continued association, ak Ray W. Kent On Saturday, July 12, Chip Mrs. L.E. Ferrell. All are from Net proceeds from the l First Vice-President Harris and Don Norwood Malakoff. annual Fourth of July Picnic I00[l00lCdOllk00 from Lucille Mart 00er"e Trinidad Jaycees represented Henderson Women Meet for the benefit of the Payne Springs Cemetery amounted 1 Oil Painting by donna scheibe Senior Texan Worker United Methodist to $3,116.81, it was an- lp Women met in the home of nounced by Wanda rrazier Mon, & Thur. ,m, Mrs. C.M. Gilmore. Mrs. this week. H The picnic was well at- BS]C Drawing Te Elmo Yarbough gave the tended and receipts totaling sr Ralph Nader should take iciary and law enforcement Program Coming program,"Feed My Sheep."  ha Refreshments of banana split $4.153.77. including $I,850 in heed! A new crusader has systems of our governmet, cake, salted pecans, coffee and donations. Expenses were and Por*[ Paint t emerged  Texas who threat- Did you ever try to evade tea were served by Mrs. $1236.96 hts00ruc[iom from Lin Middlet ' The committee expressed fo ens to steal headlines from the payment of a $25 speeding Gilmore. king of the consumer claque, ticket? What happens to Mr. WACO-The Texas Far- least fifty-five years of age Mrs. Alan Hamilton of its thanks to all who donated Supplies time and money to the picnic Art Fram( alU: State Comptroller Bob Bul- Ordinary Citizen if he can't mers Union today announced and fall within income restri- Houston celebrated her birth- lock has joined the ranks 0f meet the payment on his bank that the Senior Texans Em- ctions to be eligible for the day with her family in Main- and to Leon Ashton and to Lonnie Earl Byers for their Discount Prices ec the people protectors, note? What small business- ployment Program will be program. Upon employment, koff, with sisters Mary Bullock. assuming the role man takes comfort in Mr. expanding to include Hender- the workers will work part- Courtney, Dorthy LaRue and contribution of a prize calf :he of saviour of the downtrodden Bullock's dating raids on big son County in September. time for a tax-based entity in brother, Reagan Flagg. Mrs. which was given away. /y, 175 eusta00 Shopping ,. Vernon Moseley of Eustace :yp taxpayer, has been collecting business when he has faith- STEP was established in 1973 the county, such as a munici- Red Waller, Mrs. Paul Banks- some of the millions of dollars fully remitted his sales tax by the Texas Legislature as a pality or a school district. The ton, Mrs. Hylas Cade and won the 500-1b: heifer and I n( due the state in delinquent every quarter, and struggles completely state funded work men workers will form a crew Mrs. J.E. Bien were on hand 're sales tax. No shrinking to stay out of the bankruptcy program for older citizens, to perform renovation, restor- to wish hera happy birth- SUBU still has a Factory Rebate " violet, Bullock has kept the court? Where's his reward for STEP workers must be at ation, and landscape projects, day. o h: s th press and the public fully obeying the law? thq editor while t women will be Mr. and Mrs. Calvin {and you don't even have to wait for informed of his razzle dazzle Thoughtful citizens might to placed teacher aides, Russell, Bettie Lynn Russell ,, raids and has garnered state also be asking themselves if library assistants, or in other and James Henry Russell of wide headlines cheering him our state laws are so inade- To The Editor: public service positions. Texarkana, Tex., spent the  $200 on to greater efforts, quate that only the preseance Thanks for the reminder. STEP workers are not allowed weekend with Mrs. Wilton J Bully for Bullock! Hooray of the mighty Bob Bullock As a former resident of that to do maintenance work, such Courtney. EPA mileage flY for the state! And a few kind insures collection of revenue vicinty, and a long time as floor sweeping or mopping pl 00']00 s, words for those of us who owed the state. But then how subscriber of the Malakoff or lawn mowing, and must be Corn etes Course 25 mpg- city Nm,______ [ b, have remitted the sales tax all can one be a people protector News it is with pleasure I am engaged in permanent ira- Mrs. Barbara Stone, Mala- d these years to the state if he doesn't do the job able to receive and read the provement projects that are koff High School home econ- 33 mpg- hwy. because we didn't know we himself and get all the head- paper here in the beautiful visible to the community, omics teacher, has completed I had an alternative, lines? North West State of Wash- STEP State Director Bob a five-day training workshop l[sme owners get .... Thoughtful citizens may be People protecting is the ington, l think you are doing Carroll will be in Athens at sponsored by the Department up to 39 mpg] 12 month asking a few questions about latest -- and most certain -- a great job as a News the County Judge's office on of Occupational Education mileage the recent events in the plan of action for those who medians. Monday, August 4, from 2 and Technology of the Texas Come in tl  take a{l] of these $11, comptroller's office. Isn't it aspire to high office and Sincerely, p.m. to 5 p.m. to interview Education Agency. The Home distressing tolearnthatsome national glory. Politicians STEP applicants. Six or eight Economics Cooperative Crocker & Tucker Subam businesses have been allowed have always been people W.W. Phillips people will be hired, and all Education {HECE) workshop to break the law for so long protectors to the extent that 1728 So. Wheeler St. residents of Henderson is designed to train new without any punitive actio they have promised to protect Tacoma, Wa. 98444 County who meet the income HECE teachers. The course 114 W, 41h Ave. 00lh0dmd Sales & Stoics being taken by the State? the interests of the people who and age requirements an& took place at Joe C. Thomp- .. And what about the penalties elect them to office, but the State  Dog Show who are physically able to now being enforced on the role of personal saviour is a work are invited to come by delinquent, taxpayers? new facet of political leger- and visit with Carroll. 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 One firm alleged to owe half demain, Set For Aug. 16 , - : - I,,00I 8 million dollars in delinquent Let's keep an eye on Mr. . . . . . . o . taxes, is being allowed to Bullock. At the very least he Sta,te 4.H Dog Show -- Texas I .x - ill i "work it out" with the state, offers more entertainment 4-H era will be showing off  MALAKOFF INDEPENDENT having reached an "agree- than summer reruns, their canine friends at the ment" with the comptroller. Ct 0i0S fifth annual State 4-H Dog Sad to say, the woYd s,d Interpreted, this probably SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES means that the firm will Merle Wiggington Bounds, Show at the Bellaire Recrea- comes from the Anglo-Saxon lion Gym in Houston August word sued, memhg full or continue to do business as $15; Mrs. Eunice Clay, $10; 16, Both purebred and sated. usual while it remits back Mrs. Alice Williams, $I0; Mr. non-purebred dogs may be STATEMENT BY CHARLES FRANK IONES taxes to the state on an easy and Mrs. E.O. Jackson, $10; entered in the show. Entries DWIGHT A. JONES, O.D. payment plan. HaR a million Fern Vandagriff Yarbrough, must be in by July 28 to the OPTOMETRIST REGARDING THE LAWSUIT FILED BY HIM AND OTHERS dollars in illicit revenue $10; and Beulah Wilson, $I0. Texas Agricultural Extension 220 S. Palestine, Box 889 should give that company a Memory Brooks Rogers - Service District 11 Office, 301 ClosedWed. Afternoons ON JULY 16, 1975 AGAINST THE MALAKOFF INDEPENDENT fairly good cusion for opera- Grady Rogers, Rogers Re- North Main, Bryan, Texas Pho. 675-2697 Athens, Tx. lion--and that's your money union, $17; Mrs. Carrie 77801. 4-H'ers may enter a SCHOOL DISTRICT, SCHOOL TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR and mine the company has Rogers, $10. dog in each of the three , borrowed, with no interest Memory Emma Laura divisions of classes--conform- * AND THE TAX EQUALIZATION BOARD MEMBERS: paymenu Evans, Wilham A. (Fred) ation, obedience and show- BOOKKEEPING While Bullock plays, and Evans, Sadie Carson, Pete manship. There will also be AND TAX SERVICE The lawsuit filed against the Malakoff Independent probably each year in the future. This increase we applaud, his little game of and Bunella Dodson, and drill team competition and ELEANOR ROBERTSON School District and others was filed because I feel that I easily come about by the decision of school board "Gotcha now, you so and Alpha and Wayne Craddock. special classes. All dogs must PH. 489-1335 have been wronged and that many other tax payers merely increase the tax rate with the excuse, so," the fanfare accompany- Mr. and Mrs. Carney Kirby have a current vaccination I19 N. Terry, Malakoff have been wronged. I believe beyond a doubt that NEED THE MONEY". ing the raids is obscuring are back after spending three certificate. L fundamental erroneous procedures were used in In the exploration of all matters pertaining to serious inequities in the jud- weeks in Atlantic City establishing values for tax purposes on properties in the pending lawsuit, which will be done, it may - ' visiting their son. school district. As a result of this alleged erroneous discovered that all the money desired and purported Mr. and Mrs. Ron Turner procedure, many values set by the board of equalization be needed by the administrative officials of our visited his parents in Houston t  II  and approved by the school board are not fair, equal and may not actually be needed if the money that over the weekend. Mr. U [Vl U uniform, available is spent wisely. We may also be able Turner's father is in the It is my firm conviction that discriminatory methods a clear understanding about the state re( hospital in Houston. of appraisals were used by the Texas Appraisal Service, regarding our local finances. This matter is Mr. and Mrs. Joe Faulk tlITfl the EXPERTS from the Dallas area who were hired by cloudy at this time and the facts may not be went to Port Arthur over the tOM PLETm: the school board for $34,000.00, and by the school tax by local school officials. I do not believe the governor weekend along with Mr. and UIO assessor/collector. The school board minutes and the any branch of our state government ordered Mrs. E.C. Bridges, They .... 00EDAIR contract with the experts reflect that the appraisal Malakoff Independent School District, acting visited Mrs. Marie Murphy " " % ,-  company would appraise all properties in the district at the hired experts from the Dallas Area, the and Mr. and Mrs. Joe L.  "Fair Market Value". This has not been done. Assessor/Collector, and the Equalization Board to OUR BONDING SER- Faulk and daughters. ERVc [ Furthermore, it is my opinion that the equalization what has been done. When all the facts are VICE Has Helped MANY Jackie Drennan was board members failed to live up to .their duties in we may find that all the tax paying citizens in BUSINESS FIRMS "Out honoree at a birthday party correcting errors and unequal values called to their school district have been wronged, some more Of The Forest" And We July 20th put on by Mrs. Jack attention. It is my belief they were acting as "Rubber than others. Are Ready To SAFE- Elkins, her mother. Attending .dk Stamp" or "Yes" men rather than as an Equalization When a group of people who seem to think they GUARD The INTERESTS the luncheon party were her 1 Board. dictatoral powers try to "Run-Rough-Shod" over . , t Of A Few Morel husband, Larry, daughters Many taxpayers have advised that they thought the abiding cttizens, a clash usually results. The clash [, Parn, Jana and Debbie, and figure in their notification letter about their taxes was occurred. These dictatorship practices and tactics m t m mm |l m [t] = ]. ] [1I Mrs. Elkins' granddaughter the appraised value of their property. They did not now challenged, The courts will have to decide lffYql4(aJln,,gv, lm Lisa and husband Keith realize the figure was only FORTY PERCENT of the If our local school program is disrupted as a '.mm ....... r ....  Stacks and their daughter appraised value. Consequently they were not alarmed this lawsuit, which I sincerely hope will not be the [=-r=r,z Kelli. and did not appear before the expert and the the cause and responsibility will rest with the Tanner Motor equalizafionboard, lt appears to me that the said letter Assessor, the School Board of Equalization, was perhaps intentionally deceptive or misleading. This Malakoff Independent School Board and the COMPLETE STOCK matter could have easily been, and should have been, Administrative Officers. Their agent, made very clear to all property owners. Some people is reportedly the owner of the Texas Appraisal CO have stated to me they feel this is a form of fraud, has stated to me that "WE welcome a lawsuit". I Men's- Boy's Western Wear Jeans Ileal the constitutional fights of many of our citizens, very much if Richard Cope shares the expense of m both financially poor and fmandally well-off, have been lawsuit with the School Board. Also, it was reported t Boy lk Work lk and Shoes violated. There appears to be no recourse or possible me that statements and actions of the remedy except in the courts. From a financial Superintendent and School Board at their July 11  ld$ I it No(ol ,MJtulily standpoint, it would be much easier for me to go along board meeting when they approved what I claim to with the adoption of what I believe to be unfair and unfair and unequalized tax rolls indicated that At Lowest Every Day Prices unlawful values on my properties for tax purposes, would do as they pleased. It appeared the only Also, I can afford to pay the excessive taxes resulting that would influence them would be a District IXtI00VDA''iS 10EMitcham-48001292'-'w-"--"-'00- from these unlawful values. However, Iknowmany ruling. That ruling is now rather certaln to come. people cannot. There is a limit to the extremes that any could be unfavorable to the School Board. person can go and if we, the people, are "yoked" with ,.00ount Stomo00" ENCO ....,o,..,,..,o. 1975, we can almost be CharlesF. certain that these burdens will increase next year and [Paid for by Charles F. Jones] 215