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December 3, 1981

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b! 7A--The Malakoff News, Thursday, Dee. $, 1N1 llV77 oz jcrlolv To ROU.ER , O ''8! ....i ......... There are all kinds of ideas for THE PERFECT GIFT Don't forget the one that lasts the whole year through t :i i per year in Henderson and for Senior Citizens We will notifythe receiver by letter of your gift Mail your check today I M Ann-deri ncj By Ann r ounsovoll damage, we were lucky. measles but recovered with signs of permenant damage. Our parents did not have native. There was no vaccine to prevent us from When my children were: dreaded the days that I had them to the doctor for imm~ It seemed so cruel to take a child in knowing the: hurt. The only thing thai was the fear that they one of the diseases. some irrepariable type of( to a lack of immunization have been able to h~ the mirror in the mornings. The new threat from Its spread has Take the time, spend protect the children. It's risk to take a chance. Mercedes Hardy, school nurse aton the verge of gaining new me. only a might claim one of us Cross Roads and Trinidad, called our concerted effort by doctors, nurses and office recently asking for help in parents can prevent another major educating parents on the need for outbreak. booster immunization against measles. My sister and I both had "the big red Recent outbreaks in Texas and a four measles", as they were called when we year recorded history of the disease has were children. shown that immunizations received in I remember being terribly sick. We the 1960's are playing out and that were so sick that mother had taken us booster shots are needed by that age to our grandmother's house where we group of children, were both on seperate beds in her back Mrs. Hardy referred me to Jack bedroom. Frost at the Department of Health for Gene had a harder time than I. Her Region 7 responsible for our area. temperature rose to the point that she Frost listed the side-effects of was delirious. She had fussed at me for measles and cited two cases of death as years because I scared her in the night a result of the disease, one as nearby as talking in my sleep. She got me back Rusk. good when she had the measles. I Other cases, where death was spared, remember being in that back bedroom caused such. side-effects as brain with her alone. She would start talking damage, blindness and/or deafness, in a strange sounding voice and saying and pneumonia, things that were hard to understand. I The situation is frightening. A disease felt like I was staying with a ghost. that we thought was about controlled is Even though there are some who AN EARLY CLASS at Malakoff High School is pictured above, courtesy of Joe Faulk. 8ome of the rifled, others have not. Anyone able to identify the students whose names are not known are asked to Call The Polly Walker. Pictured top row is ?, ?, Juan Tures, Miss Cailie Johnson, Buster Turlington, ?, ?, Julie Margaret Derden Peele. Second row is Mildred Louise Dodson, Catherine Austell. Mary Martha Carson Hardt, ces Roberts Miller, Fern Vandagriff Yarburough, Robble Moore Anderson Minton. ?, Buena Vista Evans Tiner, ?, ?, Edwin Earl Cude. Third row is ?, ?. ?, Darwin Haynes, ?, ?, Charles Leland Foster, Thurmon Faulk, Earl Nichoi Dollar. Fourth row is Herman Owens, Weldon Rogers. Dean Frizzell, Jacquie Wilson, son, Frenando Hernandez, ?, The picture is of the second grade class of 1927-28. (Courtesy Photo) 30 Years Ago From 'Round the Town Waking up at long last to the full realization that an added advertising cost item figuring from 2 to 3 percent on the gross receipts was entirely prohibitive for well regulated business, Malakoff merchants have announced Dec. 3rd as the last day in which "Trading Stamps" will be given on cash purchases Those who have decided in favor of this action includes Kirby's Grocery, Gulf Market & Grocery, Kirby's Dry Goods, Hum- phries Hardware & Furniture, and F. E. Hardy. The December 3rd date was chosen in order to allow charge customers an opportunity to receive the stamps on their November accounts. Papa Neal Lawson passed his box of cigars around the Rotary Club table at noon Tuesday, in celebration of the bir- th event of his first child, little miss .. ,-r. "i ' ................. [I I I Member ,-, I TEXAS PRintS | Since 1913 l~,~o. I The Malakoff News Publisher ................................................. : Dan Dwelle Business Manager .......................................... Tom Finley Editor ................................................. Ann Rounsavall Assistant to the Editor .................................... Lori Cailaway Advertising Representative ............................... Ann Johnston Production .................. ......................... Stacy Dunacusky The Malak0ff News (326700) is published weekly by Athens Printing co, at Malakoff, Tx., post office address being P,O. Box 509, Malakoff, Tx 7514& Subscription rates: $5 per year in Henderson County (83 for senior citizens); $6.50 per year in Terms; $7,50 per year elsewhere in continental United States. Second-class pnstnge paid at Malakoff, 'Ix. 75148. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Malakoff News, PC), Box 509, Malakoff, Tx. 75148. 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 _State Zip New Address: Name Address City "3 Mail State ....... Zip to: The Malakoff News, P.O. Box 509, Malakoff Texas 75148 Yes, i want to subscribe! i () Please send me a one year subscription to The Malakoff News. En- closed is my check for $ Name Address City ___State Zip ( ) Please send a gift subscription; t my name, Enclosed is my check for $ Send to: Name, 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: Tie Malakoff News P.O. Box 509, Malakoff.~Texas 75148 :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Billie Neat Lawson who Kilman Hospital When itwas suggested that light his cigar, Supt. M. B. non-smoker, endeavored to back into the box. For benefit of those further enlightenment would add here that no mation has proposed office "Lignite City." We shall glad to supply complete this project if and when ce of the That Christmas is just corner was brought tion this week with ta Claus letter from Glenn Gunnels of Route designated his choice of Christmastime. Since it Ricky Glenn, to convey to St. Nick, we shall while until publication of Christmas edition. That is that will command the Santa Claus. A perusal 'the new laWS the Texas Act, reveals that in some cident, an illegally parked might be held res something else to think daily one can observe parked vehicle on the business street of ter all, is designated Sta Market Highway. the "right" side of the ted as "Correct" on that and it might be well if all become a little more particular rule. To the editO Malakoff, Te~ To the Editor: In the past months, just how wonderful Malakoff are. The flowers, cards and prayers for We have also learned has been blessed with a of young people. All three have sent Margaret letters that have done so much spirits high, and we al so much. A special thank you thoughtful people generous, and have help us with the Margaret is im working so hard to get come home. All of for giving her the making progress. Thank you again for God bless you all. The CoSfl: