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.2 Malakoff lO, ASSOCIATION 1976 Single Copy YEAR- NUMBER 45 MALAKOFF, HENDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS \\; THURSDAY-November 11, 1976 County's Only Flu Clinic In Athens This Weekend Henderson County's only valent vaccine for swine statement from a private officials in past immun- scheduled public swine influ- influenza only for all healthy physician indicating a ization clinics has been the enza clinic will be held in personsl8 through 64 years chronic illness and recom- failure of a number of Athens Junior High School will be administered, mending that the bivalent applicants for the bivalent Gym this Saturday and Mrs. Johnson said that vaccine be administered, vaccine to have a doctor's Sunday, Nov.13 and 14. anyone desiring the bivalent She said that one problem statement. She advised all Mrs. Ben Johnson, county vaccine must present a encountered by public health See VACCINE* Page 3 coordinator for the flu clinics said they would be held from Malakoff Rotary Seeks lO a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Malakoff High School Tiger Jayvees-Winners Of District Title Sunday. ior Varsity Wins District, !itiaidpiWik!iaiU!liM:iiiltlci! Floats For Yule Parade Perfect 8 0 Record n g town clinic is scheduled at Malakoff school students, or obtaining help with their Perkins said that this year Im this time. church groups and civic float is asked to call Marlin in addition to prizes for The Public Health Region organizations are getting Perkins at Malakoff Pre- floats, plaques will be award- Rogers Tigers ran three plays and Tiger defense as Doyle Flem- The Tigers returned the 7 spokesman said they are ready for Malakoff's annual scription Shoppe, 489-1909. ed to first, second and third on the fourth Coleman broke ing, Donnie Green, James favor on the following play counting on Malakoff and Cllristmas Parade at 4 p.m. The Rotary-sponsored place winners for decorating Junior Var- through the line and found Royall, and Mike Givens and fumbled it back to other countyresidentsgoing Tuesday, Nov. 30. Christmas Parade has been bicycles. Trophies will also undefeated Kauf- himself in the open field and punished Lion runners with Kaufman. From there it took to the Athens Junior High "Spirit of '76" will be the an outstanding annual be awarded to participating team, here last galloped 80 yards for the their hard hitting. The re- them only six plays to score. Gym for their shots of theme of this year's parade, event for the past four years, bands. 'and when the dust score. Chapman passed to mainder of the quarter saw The two point conversion vaccine, again being sponsored by since it was initiated Santa Claus is expected to the Tigers had Green for the conversion and each team exchange punts, was good and the Lions had Both bivalent vacine, which the members of the Malakoff through the efforts of Rotary ride the Malakoff fire truck the Lions 16-8 and the Tigers led 14-0 with 6:04 Following a Chapman cut the Tiger lead to 14-8. is a combination of swine flu Rotary Club. and Jerry Hinkle, who was during the parade, Perkins a district champion- remaining in the third punt the Lions finally began Once again the teams ex- strain and A-Victoria strain Malakoff's merchants are chairman of the event se- said. He urged everyone to period, to move the ball and drove to changed punts but the Lions for those over 65 and also participating in a veral vears, enter a float. winning the coin The Kaufman offense con- the Tiger 36 where Allen were unable to handle the chronically ill and mono- special "Malakoff Santa Days" sales event the pre- Civic Center Grant returned the tinu_____ed to by stymied by the pounced on a Lion fumble. See JAYVEES, Page 6 ceding four days, Thursday, their own State-Legislative Battles Loom Over How Friday, Monday andTues- line. But they were to move the ball as day, with special early Ch- the visitors and the ristmas bargains and prizes Request Clears Hurdle Cut $3 Billion Melon; School Aid Likely second Tiger punt Marlin Perkins, chairman drove to the seven of the Rotary Christmas of the Tigers. At Parade, said that cash prizes By Tom Herline Tom director of the Legislative be nearly $15.5 billion, teacher salaries.  will be awarded to first, by Robert Gas- .......... BUet Boa;d' ..................... ""O'/: "'/;S:repe lis "t'Htlii :: ' Mkoff's app|itiofi for Monte A battle over how to . Indications were that the proposal made early fast infusion of money into the ners in three catagories, a $450i003 Economic Devel- and Reginald Cole- spend nearly $3 billion in state would try to live within week to school officials fa- Highway Fund, Briscoe pro- church, school and civic opment Act grant for con- the occasion and additional state revenues its income for the next two voting an increase in the poses that three-fourths of organizations. In addition a struction of a civic center Lions from scoring during the next two years years, with Gov. Briscoe Foundation School Program the present motor vehicle grand prize will also be has cleared its first major quarter came to will be the main focal point declaring he would veto any from 75 per cent to 90 per sales tax and the state's awarded to the outstanding hurdle, according to Mayor of the 140-day Legislative piece of legislation requiring cent, requiring some $640 share ofthepresentsales tax float in the parade. A.M. Thompson. tough play of the session beginning in Janu- new or additional state million in additional state on tires, tubes, automobile Bands from Malakoff East Texas Council of to inspire the ary, top Texas elected offi- taxes, funding, and reducing by 60 parts and accessories be High School, Trinidad High Governments has notified as the Tigers pro- cials told a meeting of Texas Bullock told the assembl- per cent the amount of the dedicated to the Highway School and Henderson the city that its application 93 yards for a Press Association editors ed newsmen he estimated a local fund assignment allo- Fund in the future. County Junior College will for the 100 per cent grant During the drive and publishers last Friday. surplus from this two-year cared to individual school Bullock said highway pro- participate, as well as the has been approved by Chuck Chap- Increased school funds, period of $737 million, and districts. Other education posals would take $786 HCJC Cardettes, Perkins ETCOG and forwarded to giving the additional road construction additional revenues during proposals bring the spending million more of state reve- said. the Southwest Region of his fullback Brian funds, and reduction or the upcoming biennium of total to $850 million more hues, if passed. Perkins said a number of EDA for its study and up-the-middleand to elimination of the sales tax $1.8 billion to provide $2.6 expenditures. He says he Bullock also said propos- local merchants, whose possible approval. Coleman around on utilities, were repeatedly billion more funds than the feels the proposal will permit als already outlined already names will be announced Thompson said a letter Coleman got the mentioned by a procession of last Legislature had to work local school districts to hold exceed expected revenues-- later, have contributed to had also been received from on a five yard run top state leaders as the with. theline or reduce ad valorem and that's just the major the prize fund for the annual the governor's office stating the blocking of Car- priority budget items facing This year's budget called taxes, proposals. And they do not parade, that he had received a copy Mark Brant- the 1977 Legislature. for state expenditures of House Speaker Bill Clay- include provisions for infla- Several local merchants of the application and that try for two failed Previewing the 65th Texas $12.8 billion, and assuming ton, noting Briscoe's propos- tion expansion of the budget have disclosed they will help the application is "adminis- held a slim 6-0 Legislature were Gov. Dolph the additional revenues are al, said, however, that there needed to provide services sponsor floats. Any group tratively correct." South- the half. Briscoe, Lt. Gov. Bill also spent--and all indica- is some sentiment in the for the next two years at the interested in entering a float west Region also confirmed took the ball Hobby, Attorney General tions point that direction, Legislature to provide 100 same level as at present. the second half but John Hill, Comptroller Bob judging from the briefing of per cent of the Foundation Bullock also warned that not move it and Bullock, House Speaker Bill the state officials-- Texas' School Program, which deals state oil and gas tax reve- the Tiger 15. The Clayton and Tom Keel, state budget next year will primarily in the area of nues are already beginning to taper off, and with This Corner In Finale At Grand Saline After Loss depletion of state reserveSthey could be reduced dras- From tically in the coming few years. Herline spectacular touchdown call- down to the 17, and Mont their 34, and moved quickly "When the day arrives, it By Tom Herline ed back late in the first Stahlman carried to the nine to score again early in the will arrive with stark real- Tigers, smart- quarter for holding after to set up a touchdown by fourth quarter on a 20-yard ity," he said. "We'll face a hard-fought loss Graves ran round his right Jones. Jones carried for a carry by Roger Jones. Jones probably the biggest tax bill leader Kaufman side for another 80-yard two-point conversion, giving again made a two-point in the history of this state, of ,take on the dis- jaunt. Kaufman a 14-7 edge. conversion, giving Kaufman such magnitude it will stag- Since I spent an entire day moved from New York to boy, Grand A short Malakoff punt to Malakoff was unable to a 22-7 edge. ger you when it comes." listening to the bigwigs of Houston,"due to the change at 7:30 p.m. the Kaufman 45 set the move the ball on the kickoff, Malakoff again couldn't Another major package of the state's government in lifestyle." Wouldn't it be game is Malakoff's stage for Kaufman's first and Kaufman took over on See TIGERS, page 6 See SESSION, Page 8 machinery last Friday, I feel nice if we could trick the rest the 1976 season, score. The team methodical- scored on its ly moved the ball down to : it only fitting that you, dear of those New Yorkers into reader, be forced to share thinking they'd moved and from scrimmage the goal-line, with quarter- some of the gems of wisdom use the 20 and 25 percent night and held a 7-6 back Tom Moore scoring on ! gleaned from that august increased efficiency to pay Kaufman's Lions a quarterback keeper. Kauf- body. off that state's debt? but succumbed man's conversion attempt "There's no way for me to Startling to me were fig- 'second-half effort was partially blocked and .... know now what the Texas ures quoted lay Gov. Bris- dropping the was short. Legislature itself will do...", coe that. 38 per cent of our 29-7. That made the score 7-6 says state comptroller Bob children who enter first tough running Malakoff, a score that stood Bullock. Well, welcome to grade never finish high Graves broke up going into the half, the club. I thought us poor school. I wonder what the zn 85-yard gallop to despite two Kaufman touch- citizens were the only ones figure would be if we refused board at downs tht were called back left in the dark every two to graduate students who Kaufman had by penalties, years, had not met the academic 'kickoff, Kaufman's Roger Jones requirements. to Malakoff scored from the 27, but the "The temptation to spend Briscoe also sees his the game. Graves play was nullified by a is certainly there," he also sehool fundingproposal as a the right side of clipping penalty. A Moore said. We're all paying the means of permitting local and out-ran the pass to split end Frank price for the Legislature's school disricts to "hold the team, in- Stewart was also called back prior yielding to temptation, line or reduce ad valorem Stewart, who by a personal foul penalty. Sure hope he and Gov. taxes." Don't hold your race with Graves in an The Tigers continued to Briscoe succeed in their breath for a tax reduction at head off the contain the Kaufman attack announced intention to hold the local level. Malakoff and until midway in the third the line on more taxes this other area school districts 4ullins kicked the quarter when a penalty on a year. , have been operating on a laoint to give the punt gave Kaufman the ball NEW OWNERS HONOR- Jimmy McManus on Satur- the gold-jacketed welcome Gov. Briscoe quoted a starvation budget for so 7-0 lead that stood on Malakoff's 44 yard line. ED--Malakoff Mayor A. M. day. Also participating in brigade of the Male&off magazine report that claims long. it's likely it'll take midway in the Roger Jones carried for Thompson wields the scis- the ceremonies during the Chamber of Commerce, all Shell Oil Company's era- every cent just to plug up quarter when Kauf- consecutive runs of 14 and sore at a ribbon cutting at store's grand opening eere- pictured here. [Staff  .He holes that have develop- nine to put the ball on the 21. Donnells Fashions in honor mony were employees and by Loraine Herline.]" tween percent el while fighting Legisla- had another Ron Trammell got the ball of new o)vners Maxine and when its headquarters was lure-forced higher salaries that Malakoff is eligible for the grant by reason of its unemp|oyment ratio as required under the funding act. Thomas Barber & Assoc- iates, a Tyler engineering firm, is handling the appli- cation for Malakoff. Malakoff is in a race with virtually every municipality and county court in the area in the rush for the funds made available recently. It has been estimated about three grants per county would be approved by EDA. The council, meeting with only Mayor Thompson and councilmen Marles Drake, Luther Ellis and Ernest Wilson present, spent most of the session in a closed meeting with local land- owner Jerry Garrison in an See COUNCIL, Page 6 and programs. "I don't think it is right to tax real estate and no other form of property," declares Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby. That's what they've all been saying for years, but no one's come up with an alternative plan. "But. it's in place, and it does produce revenue," he com- mented later. So looks like we're stuck with it, whether it's fair or not. "I don't believe we're doing everything as ef- fectively and efficiently as it can be done," House Speak- er Bill Clayton told news- men. Surprise, a member of the legislature has finally discovered somethizg you and I have known for a long time about, our government! Clayton also noted that more people have an increas- ed interest in our state govern men t. And I agree with his conclusion, which I'll make 30 for today: "When peoe are interest and say th, piece and get involved in the (government} system, you are going to have a better V ' go ernment.