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September 10, 1981

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IA--The Malakoff News, Thursday, Sept. 1O, 19@1 3 t OUP , CO(/, We cover.footl, all , ,s at Tr,n,d.dand Cross Road We keep you posteda6out: School activitles ,~ city news ageicul ure neuls and all the area happenings scribe Today/ per year in Henderson and oining counties. Mail your check today to off P" O" BOX 509 Malakoff, TexaS 75148 ,Me_Ann tiering Several months ago Bobby decided ts that needed to be cleaned up before that Amy's pickup needed a complete they were put back in the motor and I 7 e ioe :lmX t ould over-haul. He spent several days taking accepted that greasy job graciously. the motor apart, ordering new parts Utilizing a toothbrush and paper easily, making it easy to blOW and cleaning old parts that would be put hack In. Since that time we have been through Little League Baseball season, there have been additional demands on his time at work and the tools he was using have been idle. As time for school neared he spent every spare minute working at the project in an effort to finish. I have been his helper, there to hand him the tools he needs and the parts as they are required. I have learned what a ratchet looks like, what seals look like, what a lifter is and the function of a distributor. The distributor caused me some problems. After several days of handing him tools I decided there must be a more useful function for me. There were var- towels, I have scraped old oil and it that had collected there. grease, dusted and shined various parts After three or four of that pickup, about cleared away all Bobby had been reasonably patient was about that time with my lack of knowledge of parts and up from his position tools, explaining in detail what each engine. piece would look like when he sent me "What are you after it. Things had been going well. tone that was less He was ready to put the distributor "Cleaning the dust back in. I handed him the necessary said. parts and tools and he tackled the job. Deleating his exact words The distributor has a long red on the ply say that end of it that has to fit into a hole. On his part I first attempt at replacing the part he with the timing of the decided he had not made the proper understood the meaning connection, had messed the "Hold this," he said to me. The timing seems t I stood there holding the distributor, tant to the running of a car. Instinctively I started cleaning the It may never be timed] part. I dusted the round thing at the top, but I can assure wiped grease from the rod, and found the cleanest little dust on the little thing at the bottom bottom of a distributor you 10 years ago The old familiar sight, the Malakoff Depot, soon will join the rank and file of the rest of the Steam Age era. The old depot was purchased at an undisclosed figure by Texas Clay In- dustries. It once had waiting rooms for passengers and tickets to all points in the nation served by railways. The Calvary Baptist Church in Trinidad held groundbreaking services for a new building of educational and auditorium space to be next to the present structure. 20 years ago A large number of former residents of "The Lignite City" made it a point to return to the "Ole Home Town" last Saturday, for the cemetery entertain- ment event and the annual homecoming day for 1901. The cemetery, according to Mrs. Harry Flagg, grossed receipts of $1,049.20 for the day. The Malakoff Tigers beat the Mabank Panthers in the season opener 32-20. A subsidiary plant of Burl's Pies was coming year, as their opened in Malakoff early last week by of lignite coal-is being Mr. and Mrs. Glenn R. Cox. The plant favor of natural gas site is that of the Morgado Building at Texas Power & the corner of Main and S. Terry Streets. its boilers from coal to been the one and only 30 years ago Fuel Company's sixteen years. The Malakoff City Council is now studying the feasibility of an estimated mile extension of the city water lines out into the rapidly growing residential section west on Hwy. 31. In a deal closed Tuesday evening the City of Malakoff acquired all of the lines and commercial water interest of the TP&L Co. and will take over those properties on the first of October. 50 years ago Wood-Dickerson Motor Athens has a 1930 Coupe for $375, 1929 and a 1928 Whippet Vandagriff's is serving l for 30', Hamburgers I and sandwiches, any i 40 years ago 60 years ago The Malakoff Fuel Co., the largest industry in Henderson County, which The Report of has been in operation here since 1925, is National Bank of now marking final to a successful six- of business Sept. teen year old business venture.$102,267.92. At the 1st Arrangements are being made now to total was $71,457.92. At cease all operations in their vast coal State Bank in Trinidad fields here shortly after the first of the $56,264.51. QUESTi()NS AND ANSWERS - SOCIAL SECURITY I By Jimmy VanBevers Tyler District Manager Social Secflrity Administration Q. I am 68 years old and receive Social Security retirement checks. I have had a part-time job offered to me, but I don't want my checks affected. Is there a limit to hew much I can earn before my checks are reduced? be reduced. Q. I am a 19 year-old college sophomore and am at home for the summer. I've been receiving social security checks since my father died five years ago. I plan to get a job this A. Yes, there Is a limit. In 1981, people summer and then go back to school in between the ages of 65 and 72 may earn the fall. Will my social security checks up to $5,500.98 before their checks will be stopped if I work full-time during the be reduced. The limit for people under summer? age 65 is 14,08#.00. If you are over age A. If you do not earn over ~,080.0# not be Be sure and completely fill out student reporting semester begins. If not to return social securlt) Q. l've been Security Income two years. I haven't during this time and I': could hold a job now, 72, you may earn as much as you want this year and if you are out of school for If I do start to work, and your 8oclal Security cheeks will not only three months, your benefits will . stopped? A. Your Supplemen come checks would no stopped Just because yoU to work. The Social ministration wants to e~ rS:e curity and SSl disabll] ~:in the work force I e to do so. Several: have been made that disability recipients benefits for a period of work to see If they will on a continuing basis. sidering trying to go bs should contact youi Security Office and tt .......... explain to you how situation would be a 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, New Address: Name _State ____ Zip Address City State Zip Mail to: The Malakoff News, P.O. Box 509, Malakoff Texas 75148 Yen, I want to subscribe! ( ) Please send me a one year subscription to The Malakoff News. En- closed is my check for $ Name. Address City. ( ) Please send a gift subscriptiov $ Send to: Name ___State Zip my name. Enclosed is :ny check for Address City State _________ Zip SUBSCRIPTION RATES: $5.00 per year in Henderson County $6.50 per year elsewhere in Texas $7.50 per year elsewhere in continental U.S. Mail to: Tke Nalakoff News P.O. Box 509, Malakoff Texas 75148 The Veterans provides hospital care range of medical connected disabled patient services are s Details about eli are available at all and regional offices. Sept. 14th - SePt, t~i~ Monday-corny dOagci baked beans, fren sup, peach halves, Tuesday-sloppy joes gelatin with pears, Wednesday-tacos tomato and lettUCe beans, buttered rice Thursday-steak potatoes, green beanS, ding, milk Friday-pizza, whole green salad, JUNIOR HIGH & Baskets served with , hamburgers hot dogs chili dogs submarine sandwiches corny dogs . occasional snecials _.,~ SNACK ITE.m" Snack cakes, chips, ck~e~ Tea Choice of milk daily Breakfast served dally