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Page 8 - MALAKOFF NEWS - Sept. 18, 1975 ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: !!:::::::::::::::::::::::::::':::;:ii! Church Planning Local Men ,.o,.,o o.. !!i Obituary Hayride Saturday To Tour Six possession on downs. On third and 5, Graves ripped across left guard for the touchdown, and Bill Mullins booted the extra point to put the visiting Tigers ahead 7 to zip. Then the two teams swapped turnovers, with the Tigers recovering halfback Larry Curry's fumble on the Lion 49. The Tigers moved down to the 32 where Benny Rogers' pass intended for Mike Chandler ended up in the hands of Curry on the Lion 20. Curry ran it all the way to the Malakoff 35 before being tackled But the Lions again couldn't put the point of the ball across and gave it back to Malakoff on the 33-yard.line. The Tigers added insurance with only 53 seconds left in the first half, after Chandler intercepted a Curry pass on the 35 yard line and ripped off 28 yards down to the Lion 7• PUBLIC NOTICE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT5 ROPOSED (S.J,R. NO. 11) SPECIAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 4, 1975 PUBIAC NOTICE CITATION BY PUBLI- CATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: Ricky Jay, Respondent: GREETINGS: YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to appear and answer before the Honor- able 173rd Judicial District Court, Henderson County, Texas, at the Courthouse of said County in Athens, Texas, at or before 10 o'clock a.m. of the Monday next after the expiration of 20 days from the date of service of this citation, then and there to answer the petition of Patsy Snowden, Petitioner, filed in said Court on the 22nd day of August, 1975, against Ricky Jay, Respondent, and said suit being numbered 75A-354 on the docket of said Court, and entitled "In the Interest of Shelia Renee Jay, a Child", the nature of which suit is a request to terminate the parental fights of Ricky Jay. Said child was born the 25th day of May, 1970, in. The Court has authority in this suit to enter any judgment or decree in the child's interest which will be binding upon you. including the termination of the parent- child relationship and the appointment of a conservator with authority to consent to the child's adoption• If this citation is not served within ninety days after the date of its issuance, it shall be returned unserved• The officer executing this writ shall promptly serve the same according to require- ments of law, and the man- dates hereof, and make due return as the law directs. Issued and given under my hand and the seal of said Court at Athens, Texas, this the 26th day of August, 1975. Lelia May Kelly Clerk, 173rd District Court, Ilenderson County, Texas By S. Paroline, Deputy. From there, it was easy money for Graves who sailed around to the right for paydirt. Another MuUins PAT gave the Tigers a 14-0 edge that looked like it would hold up through halftime. But the Lions had other plans. Kenneth Beasley car- ried the Tiger kickoff from his* own 26 to the 47 yard line. Gary Nemons, then broke loose for a good gain down the right boundary line to the 26-yard-line of Malakoff. There were 36 seconds left in the half. Curry was stopped for no gain, but theTigers were penalized for piling on, and the ball was inside the 15. Three plays later, Gathright lofted a short pass to Beasley for the score. A two-point PAT attempt failed. With less than five min- utes left in the game, Mala- koff scored again after Jerry Garrison covered a fumble by Rany Millender on the Lion 33• A 15-yard-penalty two plays later put the Tigers on their own 47. Finally, with fourth down and 12 on the 35, Rogers lofted one to Mike McDowell for a touchdown. The PAT kick was nullified by a penalty, and the second attempt, for two points was incomplete. A few minutes later, the game ended with the Tigers again knocking on the Lions' door. In fact, on the next-to- last play of the game, Robert Cook scored, but the play was called back by an illegal motion penalty. We$ Holt carried to the Lion 7 yard line as time ran out. The game was marked by fumbles and interceptions by both teams, and erratic offi- ciating. Statistically, here's how the teams fared last Friday: Malakoff had 6 first downs to Teague's l l; the Tigers rushed 166 yards to the Lions' 93; Pass cdmpletions were 1 of 7 for 35 yards for the Tigers and 3 for 8 and 18 yards for the Lions. Total yardage for Malakoff was 201 to Teague's 111. Malakoff intercepted 2 passes, and Teague inter- cepted 1. Malakoff lost 1 fumble and Teague lost 4. Malakoff's 3 punts averaged 35; Teague's 4 punts averaged 25 yards. Malakoff was penalized 11 times for 95 yards. Teague was penalized 6 times for 30 yards. SO-Cent Subscription Offer On Page 9 CAMPBELL'S EXPERT WATCHMAKING JEWELRY REPAIR Phone 675-3132 Athens, Texas BOOKKEEPING AND TAX SERVICE ELEANOR ROBERTSON PH 489-1335 119 N. Terry, Malakoff Frigidaire Reh00g00rator The Cost Is Going Up But We Still Have Them At The Old Price!! PHILLIPS APPLIANCES E.S. Atteberry E.S. Atteberry, 88, of Dal- las, father of Bill Atteberry of Malakoff, died at 4 a.m. last Friday in a Dallas Hospital :': Children in grades 1 Area Banks through 6 at First Baptist Church of Malakoff are planning a hayride Saturday night, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Those attending should meet at the Elementary School at following a brief illness. 6:30 p.m., according to pastor Funeral services were held Rev. Bill Reisor. Monday at 11 a.m. Survivors include his wife, Betty Ard Atteberry; two other brothers, Doyce Atte- berry of Palestine and Zack Atteberry of Dallas; three daughters, Dot Attebexry, Jane Atteberry, and Patsy Griner, all of Dallas; 34 grandchildren and 14 great- grandchildren. SUBSCRIPTION Offer On Page 9 PROPOSITION NO. 1 ON THE BALLOT Parents Invited To Brownie Session. An organizational meeting for the Brownies will be held Monday, Sept. 22, at the Elementary School from 2:30 to 4 p.m., it was announced this week. Interested mothers'are urged to attend. A call also went out for leaders. Members of the Board of Directors of the Citizens State Bank will join directors from other banks which are mem- bers of First Bancorp, Inc., on a tour today (Thursday} of the banks in the holding com- pany, according to an an- nouncement by Steve Sutton, president of the local bank. The group will start the tour by bus from the First National Bank of Corsicana at 9 a.m• and go to Citizens National Bank, Ennis, South Central Bank, Hutchins, Ad- dison State Bank, Addison, First National Bank, Kauf- man, Citizens State Bank, here, and First National Bank of Fairfield, Sutton said. Leopard Children Hurt In Accident Three children in the Glen Leopard family were injured in an auto accident this past weekend. The car they were in swerved to miss some cows near the Lions Den, and hit a culvert, totaling the auto. Sherryl Leopard sustained | I Nil -- DWIGHT A. JONES, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 220 S. Palestine, Box 889 Closed Wed. Afternoons Pho. 675-2697 Athens, Tx. Ill II II I MYWAY UPHOLSTERY Free Estimates Pick Up & Delivery Quality Workmanship 214-425-3967 Eustace I a broken arm; Tony had a cut All three were trea nose, and Todd had kneecap released at Henderson l injury• Memorial INFANT GIFTS Potty Chair........................, Saddle Seat Potty.................. Plastic Tub..............., Carrier Chairs................23 n Diaper Pails......................., Tommie Typee Cups..., Food Warming Dish.........."., Starter Set Bowl and Silverware.., Dashboard Bottle Warmer........i I Drags & i Revising the separa- tion of powers, legisla- tive and executive provi- sions of the Texas Con- stitution. Article If, Sep- aration of Powers, is amended to: Provide that the pow- ers of government of the State of Texas are di- vided among three dis- tinct branches: legisla- five, executive, and judi- cial. Except as otherwise authorized by the con- stitution, members of one branch may not exercise any power properly at- tached to either of the others. Article III, The Legis- lature, is amended to: Continue the present structure of the legisla- ture consisting of a st- nate with 31 members amended to: and a house ofrepresen- Establish a unified tatives with 150 mem- "udi "a" t " " • j Cl I sys em conslsL- o,, o,a ,,,.,,..,,,-o ,bers" The present orgam- in of th u r • " g e s p eme coup, ;e'"l'eEsiatterre'con f court of appeals, district .. = ...... " courts, anacircuit courts t]nueaexcept mat me Existin coun" "" • • • g y courts provmmn allowing closed and c unt "u" • • o y j ages are execuhve sessmns of the n .......... ..... • . • co tznuea Shill otner- senae ]s omltce(1 l-'rovl- wise r '" "" ' -'" • " • p ovlaeo Dy Jaw kll smnsontheconfllctofm- "ud essex e tm ' '" " terestofme -t-- ^c,.. J g [ c p umclpal le,islature"are con  judges), district attor- .. 5 .  • .." neys and district clerks tlnueu, as IS zne m , -- -- ust be elected by the overnor s power m veto • . .... people lne supreme ]lls or hne itel'n8 In ap- r" " ..... . -• ,.,, ,,.. cou t ana me court oI pronrm¢lon DIllS xne at- r .... .. € ..'  c imlnal appeals are zlce provlaes mr m r ..... .... e gea into a smgm slngle-memoer senator- court .... " ..... . Ol last resort, ana lal, represenmtlve, ana t" "' ........ ms supreme cour zs au- congressmnat msncus.,A thor ....... • • zea to provme mr e- compensatmn commas- fi ......... • . --- -- lclenl; aamlnlstrauon oi slon is creaea to recom- t" .... " -- "" • , .. nejualclal sysvem ana to mena me componsauon  • ..... and allowances to be re- Damnce case maas. lnal- efficiency of the execu- tive branch. The wording of the proposed constitutional amendment as it will ap- pear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment revising the SEPARATION OF POWERS, LEGISLA- TIVE, AND EXECU- TIVE PROVISIONS of the Texas Constitu- tion," If adopted by the voters, will become effective January 1, 1976, except Article III, Section 5, which becomes effective January 1, 1981. PROPOSITION NO. 2 ON THE BALLOT Revising the judiciary provisions of the Texas Constitution• Article V, The Judiciary is ceived by members of the legislature• The legisla- tive compensation, set by law, may not exceed this recommendation  and does not take effect until after an intervening general election. The ar- ticle provides for annual sessmns of 140 days in odd-numbered years and 90 days in even- numbered years, and a veto session of 15 days n request of three- of the membership of each house. The legis- lature may meet in or- ganizational sessions prior to the convening of the legislature in regular sessions. Article IV, The Execu- tive, is amended to: Continue the present status of the governor and all other statewide officers, and include the commissioner of agricul- ture as an executive de- partment officer. The governor is limited to two consecutive terms• The Vernor is authorized to signate chairmen of state beards, and to re- move gubernatorial ap- Oorintees to state agencies cause unless the re- moval is vetoed by the senate. The article man- dates the legislature to provide a new governor- elect an appropriation so the governor-elect may organize an office prior to inauguration, and per- mits the legislature to grant powers of fiscal control to the goyern0r. All governmental agen- cies, with several excep- tions, have a life of not more than ten years un- less extended by the legislature, and, at the regular session held in oriel-numbered years, the governor shall submit to the .legislature a report on the organization and 1202 N, Terry Malakoff 489-1529 vidual rights for a trial by jury and appeal by the accused are continued. The state is granted the right to appeal in crimi- nal cases in limited cir- cumstances, and the legislature is permitted to establish methods of appeal to the courts from decisions of state agen- cies. The wording of the proposed constitutional amendment as it will ap- ar on the ballot is as lows: "The constitutional amendment revising the JUDICIARY PROVISIONS of the Texas Constitution." If adopted by the voters, will become effective September 1, 1976. PROPOSITION NO, 3 ON THE BALLOT Revising the voting and election provisions of the Texas Constitution. Article VI, Voter Qual- ifications and Electi "ons, is amended to: Provide for registra- tion and qualifications for voting including voter residency require- merits to be establ' "ished by law. A citizen of the United States who is at least 18 years of age and who meets the registra- tion and residence re- quirements provided by law is a qualified voter unless the person has been convicted of a felony and for that felony is in- carcerated, on parole, or on probation, or unless the person is mentally incompetent as deter- mined by a court. Voting by the people in all elec- tions must be by secret ballot, and the legisla- ture shall provide by law for residence, registra. tion, and absentee voting requirements, for the administration of elec- tions, and for the protec- tion of the electoral pro- cess. The general election for state and county officers is to be held in even-numbered years on a date pre- scribed by law. The wording of the proposed constitutional amendment as it will appear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment revising the VOTING AND ELECTION PROVI- SIONS of the Texas Constitution." If adopted by the voters, will become effective September 1, 1976. PROPOSITION NO. 4 ON THE BALLOT Revising the education provisions of the Texas Constitution• Article VII, Education, is amended to: Provide that the Per- manent and Available School Funds and the county public school funds are continued for the support of the free public schools. The State Board of Education is re- tained and the Perma- nent and Available Uni- versity Funds are con- tinuedfor the benefit of The University of Texas and Texas A&M Sys- tems. A new Higher Ed- ucation Fund for Texas is established for the bene- fit of colleges and univer- sities outside The Uni- versity of Texas and Texas A&M Systems. The state ad valorem tax of ten cents on $100 valuation is continued as the source of revenue for the Fund. The ten cent higher education tax may be changed by law within the ten cent maximum. The legisla- ture may allocate by law a portion of the -Iigher Education Fund to cer- tain state vocational and technical institutes. The article provides that the public education system must furnish each indi- vidual an equal educa- tional opportunity, but a school district may pro- vide local enrichment of educational programs exceeding the level pro- vided by the state con- sistent with general law. Authority to issue Per- manent University Bonds is continued but the bonds may not exceed 30% of the Permanent University Fund. The wording of the proposed constitutional amendment as it will ap- ar on the ballot is as lows: "The constitutional amendment revising the EDUCATION PROVISIONS of the Texas Constitution." If adopted by the voters, Will become effective September 1, 1976, ex- cept Article VII, Section 9, which becomes effec- tive January 1, 1979. PROPOSITION NO. 5 ON THE BALLOT Revising the finance rovisions of the Texas onstitution. Article VIII, Finance, • is amended to: Provide that state taxes may be levied and collected only by general law and to prohibit any state ad valorem tax on real property or tangible personal property except the ten cent tax provided for in Article VII and a tax of two cents on the $i00 assessed valuation to provide funds for the State Building Fund. Provides that all real property and tangible personal property must betaxedequallyand uni- formly in proportion to market value. Existing exemptions from ad va- lorem taxation are con- tinued. The present dedi- cation of motor fuel taxes for highway purposes and the Available School Fund is retained. The "pay-as-you-go" princi- ple for. the operation of state government is re- tained. The legislature shall establish separate formulas for appraising land to promote the pre- servation of open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes and may establish separate for- mulas for appraising land to promote the pre- servation of forest land devoted to timber pro- duction. The $3000 ex- emption from state ad valorem taxation for re- sidential homesteads is continued and the legis- lature by law may in- crease this amount. A separate $3000 exemp- tion from ad valorem taxation by political sub- divisions is provided for the residential home- stead of persons at least 65 years of age and the political Subdivision may increase this amount. The legislature by law may exempt from ad val- orem taxation certain property owned by veter- ans" organizations, non- profit water corpora- tions, and persons in need because of age .or disability, and economic circumstance. The legis- lature may also exempt property to preserve hls- torical, cultural or natur- al history resources. Taxpayers are provided a new method ofcorrecting inequitable tax assess- ments by paying ad val- orem taxes under protest and suing for a refund in a district court• State debt may be authorized by law only if approved by a two-thirds vote of each house of the legis- lature and submitted to and approved by a major- ity of the qualified voters of the state voting on the question. Public funds and public credit may be used only for public pur- poses and no public funds or public credit may be used to influence the election of a public of- ficer. The article pro- hibits a retail sales tax effective 1979. Revising the local gov- ernment provisions of the Texas Constitution. Article IX, Local Gov- ernment, is amended to: Provide that the coun- ties of the state are those that exist on the date of adoption of the local gov- ernment article and that county boundaries mav be changed if approvecl by a majority of the qual- ified voters in each af- fected county who vote on the question. Counties may be merged or county seats relocated if ap- proved by two-thirds of the qualified voters in each affected county who vote on the question. The present elected constitu- tional county offices are retained'and four year terms of office are pro- vided• The voters of a county may create addi- tional offices, eliminate offices, or combine the duties a_nd functions of offices. The voters may also grant ordinance making power to the governing body of the county. Cities and towns having more than 1,500 inhabitants may become home-rule cities. Tax limitations are estab- lished for operating pur- poses for cities and coun- ties and th legislature is required to fix debt limits for cities, towns, coun- ties, and school and community junior col- lege districts. The wording of the proposed constitutional amendment as it will ap- ar on the ballot is as lows: "The constitutional amendment revising the LOCAL GOV- ERNMENT PROVI- SIONS of the Texas Constitution." If adopted by the voters, will become effective on September I, 1976 January 1, tribute more than 10%, policy that the quality. the environment of State of establish .e L Texas is to | PROPOSITION NO. 6 protected is ON THE BALLOT and the legislature is . quired to implement a L enforce this policy. state funds may be use to remove surface watt from the river basin  PROPOSITION NO. 7 ON THE BALLOT 'Revising the general provisions of the Texas Constitution. Article X, General Provisions, is amended to: Provide the basic re- quirements relating to public officeholders such es the official oath and residency requirements. The provision defining origin if the surfa¢i i.]? ' t [m an water is necessary l gthe A supply the reasonab]hdo forseeable wat'er red,end  Quirements of the bas l for the ensuing 50 ye  enn unless the removal 0 water is sufficiently 1_ sec°n placed to the point of. to t moval from outside:lc state or is on a tem p. t-" s erged lan belonging to the state arqe in held by the state in petual trust for the pie, and subject reasonable nad. @ fascin limitatioS._ __ prescribed by law, public has the free unrestricted right of and benefit of the|| beaches. The provision: l continued that, except #| | bl otherwise providea l' l law, a rate of interest i| l excess of ten percent  l- year is usurious, and tbt if a contract does n0tl [ specify a rate of intert| Ill the rate under the co tract may not exceed sJ percent a year, Discrin nation against han icapped persons is pr bited, and a goal of t state is esta]Hished t provide resides every . ,,. access to ealth care adequate, prehensive h co'] rThe wording of [ p oposed constitution l' amendment as it will al r] pear on the ballot is #! ( follows: .1[ " "The constitutionSll amendment revisil] the GENERAL PR| VISIONS of the Texk Constitution." 271 If adopted by the voterlh. ,- r tO( will become effec September 1, 1976. -:i PROPOSITION NO, l ' ON THE BALLOT Revising the mode amending provisions Texas " " he propos:U i I to.l" be the last article of Lh| constitution If onlYl Proposition No. 8 !| adopted, the article wi|tt replace Article XVII 0| the present constitutio| If other propositions is|: adopted, the article wi-- | be approp;iately renu| bered to remain the l# I article of the constit!| on agricultural machin- the separate and com- ery or parts, fertilizer, munity property of tion. If all proposition, l| " feeds or seeds, prescrip- spouses is retained, and are adopted, the arti,,_ tion drugs or medicine, or the protection of a willbeArticleXI.Arti food, except food sold by homestead from forced XVII, Mode ofAmendi • restaurants for ira- sale is continued. The the Constitution of tb t mediate consumption. An assessment voted by marine food or agricul- tural producers on their product sales is not a tax if provision is made for the individual producer to receive a refund of the assessment when the producer does not desire to be assessed. The wording of the proposed constitutional amendment as it will ap- pear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment revising the FINANCE PRO- VISIONS of the Texas Constitution." If adopted by the voters, will bome effective on September 1, 1976, ex- cept Article VIII, Section 2, Subsections (b)and (c), which becomes effective January 1, 1978, and Ar- ticle VIII, Section 6, Sub- section(c), which becomes legislature is required to protect certain personal property from forced sale. Current wages for personal service are not subject to garnishment. A private corporation may not be chartered ex- cept under general law, and no bank may engage in business at more than one place in this state. The legislature must provide for the regula- tion of bank holding companies. The present s,stem of local-option elections for the prohibi- tion or sale of alcoholic beverages is continued. The legislature is re- quired toprohibit lot- teries and gift enter- prises but may permit certain bingo games and raffles. The presently ex- isting provisions for re- tirement benefits of teachers and other public employees are modified to allow the state to con- State, is amended to: J Establish a proced for constltution| amendments requiting two-thirds vote of esC | house of the legislatU| and majority approval b.Y. the voters. The calling | a limited or unlimit@| constitutional conve| tion with voter approV la. ,. is provided. The quest|@|! W ill of whether to call a co---- stitutional conventi0J must be submitted to A people every 30 years. I,._ '- The wording of tli senRE proposed constitutioS N- amendment as it will sf € pear on the ballot is cipie follows: .:Jeder The constitutio.; 1 amendment revisil[ the MODE 0| U(] AMENDING PRO¥;!| SIONS of the Tex t GI Constitution." .i q. " q If adopted by the vote will become effectiVel'q September 1, 1976. .... ....................................................... ..................  ...........