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of the The Malakoff News, Thursday, Sept. 17, IN1--IIA @ Trinity River Jamboree by Mrs. W. C. Fleming, Jr. Band elected of- 1. serve as president of Kim Jenkins as vice School class ottmers for 1981-82. Senior Brad Elsom; vice Floyd; secretary, treasurer, Jimmy are Judi are -- president, vice president, Paul Jennifer Chnn- Valerie Davis. Spon- King and Dale class officers -- Johnston; vice Jones; secretary, treasurer, Tamra L Freeman. president, vice president, Barbara Julian Ochoa; Sanford. Sponsor is for 1981-82 are: Eisom; 1st vice Carter; 2nd vice King; secretary, treasurer, John Kenneth Burton; Trinidad has a sponsor, Dale Thorn- ~ off leers for 1981-82 are: ; vice president, I; secretary, Michelle Larry Parker. B; Singleton. returned home on children will be having a bake 19, for 1981-82 are: Debra Shedd; vice lchelle Fugate; vice of encounter, Bennie King a check for $233.80 to be used for playground equipment at the Trinidad school. The money was raised by the girls from cookie sales and part of it was from donations from various businesses here in town, The girls in the Trinidad troop were Carrie Bankston, Marie Bichell, Andrea Hubbard, Jennifer Jenkins and Talisa Polk. The engineers began their work for the city on Tuesday making the sites on ditch drainage. The city will do as recommended by the engineers study. There are many problems with ditch drainage during the heavy rains. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Estes visited recently in Wichita Falls with Mrs. Ella Seymour and spent Friday and Saturday with their children, Thelma and Jimmy Estes, and granddaughters in Granbury. Bud Williams of the VA Hospital in Marlin was here last weekend for a visit with Jack and Joyce Day. Joyce took Bud back to the VA Hospital on Tuesday. Trinidad City Cleaners have sold their equipment and have gone out of business. The GunneLs wish to thank everyone. Anyone needing to send cleaning may drop it by Margarette's Plant and Garden Center and it will be picked up and Sent to Athens to Holiday Cleaners. Odessa and Harden Airheart visited over the weekend with Mike and Gloria Mitchum and granddaughters, Brandy and Gina in Granbury. Freddie and Myrtle Cede and Flonnie were in Houston Friday and Saturday for the "Cude" family reunion. The family reunion of the members of Mrs. Velma Rounsavali was held at Trinidad Community Center on Sun- day. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Carter attended the funeral of an uncle on Friday. Mrs. Lorene Arrington was taken by the rescue unit to Navarro County Hospital last Thursday. She is in ICU at the time of this writing. Suzy and Bill Vander Boa and daughter, Heather, of Tyler visited with grandparents, Hollis Derden and Pearl Hines. Trinidad school pictures will be made on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 8:00 a.m. The 1981 school annuals are still on sale for $12.00. in charge Guests in the home of Mrs. Ethel ; vice president McGee this past week were her recreation, Jo Dell Colvin; in charge of public children, Marsha and Bo and grand- lennifer Chandler; daughter, IAndsey Kelley, of San An- tonio. The KeUeys stopped by for a Davis; secretary, historian, Vickie Bell; Kim Jenkins. visited with his father Pete Estes attended the cousin, Julia Mae of Pasadena and of Athens enjoyed a party recently in the Ridgeway. Other week's visit after visiting in Mississippi with Bo's grandmother. The men of Lakes/de Baptist and pastor, Floyd Loven, enjoyed a laymen's retreat at the TP&L Youth Center in Trinidad over the weekend. Mrs. Verma Bergstrom returned home last Sunday after visiting in Atlanta, Ga., Tennessee and Arkadelphia, Ark. Mrs. Jessie BrandeR, Trinidad were Jack and L..r.Coo ero, Trinidad 4-H David Leopard of Pasadena, Airheart and Jewel Ridgeway and Derden returned works the early 6 shift at the new Jiffy Warren. Tart and David of bad a walking Tuesday and is and about with the aid of #457 presented Mr. elects officers By TANYA ESTES The Trinidad 4-H Club met Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the community center for the election of officers. There were 27 present. The meeting was conducted by Coun- ty Extension Agent Randy Moore, who also brought a special guest, Arnold Pig. Kenneth Burton was elected president of the new club with Penny Johnston as vice-president. Kasey Jones was chosen secretary, Amy Rounsavall as treasurer, Krlsti Jones as council delegate and Tanya Estes as reporter. 1400 S. PALESTINE HWY. -- DYNAMIC PREACHING GREAT SINGING with Evangelist: is a native of the Malakoff area. Bro. One of the best evangelist-pastors in the You will enjoy his evangelistic style using to touch lives. Services. night -- 6 p.m. --7:30p.m. "For transportation call 675-3646 Nutritions Meal site captain, says that anyone in this area is welcome to come on the first Thursday of each month to get their blood pressure checked free by nurse, Grace Farley. Time is 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon. You don't have to be a senior citizen for free blood pressure check. The nutrition meals welcome people over 60 to eat their lunch each day at 12 noon for 50 at Trinidad United Methodist Church. Mrs. Dana Ferrell was in the Navarro Memorial Hospital. Hebrews, chapters 7 and 8. Hostess for the refreshments was Myrtle Cuds who served the group punch from a punch bowl, coffee, cake, dips, chips and snacks. Elrna Ree Johnston recently spent a few days in Athens Memorial Hospital but is home now and doing fine. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Taylor and children visited over the weekend with Cynthia and Kenneth Dyson in Taylor, Texas. Jannle Reeve of Waco visited with Theda Craig returned home from her sister, EdithRoberson. Navarro Hospital on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Estes visited with his brother, I. yd Estes, who is quite ill in Corsicans Hospital. Peggy Blakeney has been a patient in Navarro Memorial Hospital for the past three weeks. She returned home Saturday. Joe and Kathy Prnka and boys spent Labor Day weekend visiting with former pastor, Rev. and Mrs. Peter Kach, in Mission, Texas. The McElroys, Lohmans and Martins enjoyed a visit with Bro. and Mrs. Ron- nie Daniel in Arlington and visited Six Flags on Labor Day. Mrs. Nadine Colvin and Mrs. Buela Mae Trotman enjoyed a vacation trip to Arkansas with their children, Pat and Thomas Frazier. Mrs. Annie Knight of Athens and Mrs. Edith McClintock attended a funeral in Rice on Friday. Tuesday Bible Study met in the home of Cleora Fleming with II members present. A thank you letter was read from Clyde Rose who is still in the VA Hospital in Dallas. Special prayer for the sick was given by Jewel Uhrlch. Bama Miller gave the lesson from Guests visiting with Mag Ridgeway on Friday were Mrs. Golder Brock and Herene Berry of Berryvllle. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randall returned home last Tuesday after a vacation to Kentucky to visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs. A.L. McCrackin's granddaughter and great- granddaughter were by Saturday for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Freeman visited with Cleda's father last Sunday. The week of prayer for State Missions will be held at First Baptist Church Monday, Sept. 14, through Friday, Sept. 18. Deacon of the week is Harold Colvin of First Baptist Church. Oliver and Barbara Berry and grandson, Jason, of Denton visited with their children on Friday. Jolea and Bill Miller are visiting with the Robert PoweRs and are on a fishlng and camping outing in South Texas. We had a nice surprise Saturday evening when our friends, Cecil and Marie Wallace and Lflllan and Milford of Clifton were on their way home from three-weeks vacation in Maine and stopped in Athens for the night and we 1 I0 E. Mitcham, Malakoff 489-1292 24 HOUR WRECKER SERVICE TIRES & TUBES MONDAY-FRIDAY OPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY PROPOSITION NO. 1 ON THE BALLOT Senate Joint Resolution 8 proposes a constitution- al amendment that would allow the legislature to authorize cities, towns and oth~'r taxing units to grant ox(.mptions front ad alorem ta,xes 011 an tln- produ('tive, underdevel- oped or blighted area in order to encourage its de- velopment. The amend- ment would also allow the h, gislature to auttmrize a city or town to issue bonds or notes to finance this developnmnt and to pledge future increases in ad valorem tax revenues from the property in such aroas to repay these bonds or notes. The proposed amend- ment will appear on the ballot as follo~vs: "The constitulional amend- ment to authorize cities~ towns, and other taxing units to encourage the improvement, develop- ment, or retlevelopnmnt of certain areas through property tax relief and the issuance of bonds and notes." ! ROI OSITION NO. 2 ()N TIlE BAI.LOT ltouse Joint Resolution 117 proposes a constitu- tional amendment that would authorize a person to receive a patent to land from the Commissioner of the General Land Office under certain conditions. Aplllication for the patent must be re.ads within five years from approval of the amendment. The la~,| must Lie surveyed, public free schoul land not pre- viously patentable. The person must have a prop- erly recorded deed to the land, which he acquired without knowledge of the patent defect and which title he and his predeces- sors in interest have held for at least 50 years. The person and his predeces- sors in interest must have conti~mously clabned the land and paid the taxes for at least 50'years. This amendment does not apply to heath land, submerged land, or is- lands. An applicant may not use this provision to resolve a boundary dis- pute. This amendment will not apply to land which has been deter- mined to be state-owned by a court of competent jurisdiction or that has a productive state mineral lease on the effective date of the amendment. The proposed amend- ment will appear on the ballot as follows: "The constitutional amend ment authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to issue patents for cer- tain public free school fund land held in good faith under color of title for at least 50 years as of November 15, 1981." ) I R()PO ll ION NO.3 ON TIlE BALLOT }louse Joint Resolution 38 proposes a constitu- tional amendment that wouhl enable the legisla- ture to grant to a state finance management com- mittee the authority to manage state funds. Funds constitutionally dedicated to specific pur- poses would not be sub- ject to committee man- agement. The committee wouhl be composed of the Governor, Lieutenant Gov- ernor, Speaker Qf the House of Representatives, Chairman of the Sen- ate Finance Committee, Chairman of the House Appropriations Commit- tee, Chairman of the Sen- ate State Affairs Com- mittee, and the Chairman of the House of Repre- sentatives Ways and Means Committee. The proposed amend- ment will appear on the ballot as follows: "The constitutional amemtment to allow the legislwture to grant to a state finance ]nan- agement committee the power to manage the exl)enditure of certain appropriated funds." PROPOSITION NO. 4 ON THE BALLOT House Joint Resolution 6 proposes a constitutional amendment that would provide that one-half of thP qurp!u8 tax revenues Menu 9-21-81 to 9-~I Monday: Chill dogs, potato tots, pork & beans, fruit jello, milk. Tuesday: Chili macaroni, green beans, hot rolls, dessert, milk. Wednesday: Fish sticks, french fries, mixed vegetables, dessert, bread, milk. Thursday: Creamed turkey with macaroni, buttered green peas, hot rolls, but- ter, cake, milk. Friday: Cheeseburgers, salad bowl, french fries, blackeyed peas, dessert, milk. had a visit and nice dinner with them. Misty Crocker celebrated her fifth birthday, Thursday, Sept. 3, at Mc- Donaldsin Corslcana. There to celebrate with her was: Dariel Spivey, MeRsea Boler, Nikki Bankston and L/z Terry. They played and had lunch and explored the park. She celebrated a day ahead of her acutal birthday wldch was Sept. 4. She had a family party with her dad putting her birthday gift of playhouse together. Gwynne's Holiday Cleaners 41&A S. Palmt/ne, Atlm~ , Com~te Laun~ asd De/Clemlnl S~* -WEAR CLEAN CLOTHES- Open Mon.-Fri., Closed Sat. Bankstoe's G.E., M dmff II I III IIII I I waiver on new Mammy tractors, comblnu, Implsnmnts, hay tools and industrial machlmm. MI...V r...11~ NOW m than ev~,, m. m=.. 874-3601 Metro 299-5838 103 N. 7th St. Corsicana. III I in i ii i above the spending limit provided by Article VIII, Section 22, of the Texas Constitution would be placed in a Water Assis- tance Fund to be used aa provided by law, includ- ing projects for water de- velopment and conserva- tion, water quality en- hancement, and flood control purposes or any combination of these pur- poses. The amendment also provides $500,000,000 of the general credit of the state to guarantee bonds issued in commercial mar- kets by local political sub- divisions, including cities, counties, and special dis- tricts. The amendment al- lows amounts to be es- tablished to decrease or retire state debt, which is defined aa that debt se- cured by the full faith and credit of the state. The amendment would raise the interest that could be paid on autho- rized, but unissued, bonds guaranteed by the full faith and credit of the state from 6% to 12%. The proposed amend- ment will appear on the ballot as follows: "The constitutional amend- ment authorizing the use of a portion of the excess revenues of the state for water devel- opment, water conser- vation, water quality enhancement, and flood control purposes; au- thorizing the use of the state's credit, not to exceed five hundred million dollars, to .guar- antee the bonds of ci- ties, counties, towns, and other units of local government in the fi- nancing of projects for such purposes; increas- ing the interest rate that may be paid on- previously approved, but unissued, state bonda; and authorizing a program to retire state bonds." PROPOSITION NO. 5 ON THE BALLOT House Joint Resolution 49 proposes a constitution. al amendment that would exempt livestock and poultry from taxation, Currently, farm products in the hands of the pro- ducer and family supplies for home and farm use are exempt. The proposed amend- ment will appear on the ballot as follows: "The constitutional amend- ment to provide for the inclusion of livestock and poultry with farm products as exempt from taxation." PROPOSITION NO. 6 ON TIlE BALLOT House Joint Resolution 81 authorizes the govern- ing body of a county, city, school district or other political subdivisions to exempt from taxation a portion of the market value of a residence homestead. The portion exempted may be ms much aa 40% for 1982- 1984; 30% for 1985-1987; and 20~ for 1988 and af- ter. The amount of an exemption may not be less than $5,000 unless the legislature by general law prescribes other monetary restrictions on the amount of the exemp- tion. An eligible adult is allowed to receive other applicable exemptions provided by law. An ex- ception is made where ad valorem tax has previous- ly been pledged for the payment of debt. The amendment further directs the legislature to require that notice be ~iv- en to property owners of a reasonable estimate of tax on their property in certain situations. The proposed amend- ment will appear on the ballot as follows: "The constitutional amend- ment authorizing a po- litical subdivision to provide property tax relief for owners of residence homesteads and changing certain property tax admini- strative procedures." PROPOSITION NO. 7 ON TIlE BALLOT House Joint Resolution 4 proposes a constitution- al amendment that would authorize the Veterans' Land Board to issue and sell an additional $250,- 000,000 in bonds increas- ing the Veterans' Land Fund's total bond is- suance authorization from $700,000,000 to $950,000,- 000. The amendment would increase the maxi- mum interest payable by the state on these bonds from 6r~ to 10c/,, and permit an even higher rate, if specified by the legislature. The proposed amend- ment will appear on the ballot as follows: "The constitutional amend- ment authorizing the issuance of additional bonds to finance the veterans' land program and to increase the maximum interest rate allowable on veterans' land fund bonds."